How to remove the buttons from the keyboard?

Anna Mikhailova
Anna Mikhailova
January 30, 2013
How to remove the buttons from the keyboard?

Sometimes you have to deal with the fact that the buttons on the keyboard do not work as quickly as before. This means that it is time to clean it. But before you remove the buttons from the keyboard, you need to prepare the necessary set of tools for this. Namely, a screwdriver, a pen, tweezers, a pencil and a layout of the keyboard buttons, which can be downloaded from the Internet and then printed.

Remove the buttons from the PC keyboard

First of all, it is necessary to disconnect the keyboard from the system unit, and then all the manipulations can be carried out. You should know that each button of the keyboard is equipped with two legs with protrusions that are inserted into the small cylinders located in the keyboard case. You can hook the buttons with a knife, tweezers or a handle, and then take turns pulling them out. Special attention should be paid to such buttons as Shift, Enter, since they are attached to the body in several places. In addition, they have a special metal tube, which is included in the grooves, which you should try not to lose.After all the buttons are removed, they can be washed and put in place according to the diagram.

Remove the buttons from the laptop keyboard

Before you start removing the buttons from the laptop keyboard, you should find on the manufacturer's website a manual for repair and maintenance of your model, where the entire process is shown in detail, since each model has its own characteristics. After that, you need to turn off the laptop, disconnect it from the network and remove the battery. It should be noted that removing the button from the laptop keyboard does not work right away. First you need to unscrew the screws holding it on the back of the case using a small clock screwdriver. Then you should raise the keyboard while holding it on one side and release it from its sockets by moving towards the monitor. Since the keyboard is attached to the connector with a thin cable, you need to carefully disconnect it and you will have a disassembled keyboard in your hands. After that it can be cleaned and installed in the same sequence.