My spacebar has broken 3 times.

Trudijane

New Member
Hi,

This is the 3rd spacebar I have ordered. I realize there is that metal thing and where it goes in the spacebar. I checked as before to see that the metal thing was secure in the plastic holders. It was (as I thought before), and I proceeded carefully to put the spacebar back in (with the metal thing towards the back forming an upside down U).

When I did, once again, the metal piece dislodged itself from inside the keyboard and I put it back, however, it's not firmy in the grooves as it was. It works, but feels different than all my other keys and sometimes, and it is not working smoothly.

So now I have 3 spacebars with the metal bar. Previously, I taped it so it would not move and it worked, just not perfectly. Am I putting the spacebar back correctly? The metal thing isn't by any chance toward the front, is it?

I'm not ordering another one.

Trudijane:huh:
 

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Dwarf

The Contemplator
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Hi Trudijane and welcome to Vista Forums :party:

Personally, unless there is some specific reason as to why you want the actual keyboard, I would consider a replacement unit.
 

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smarteyeball

Eye know, eye know
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Hi,
Well there's absolutely nothing wrong with my "keyboard"
Yes there is. Your spacebar is broken :) :p

(I understand what you mean ;) )

The only way to tell if your putting it in wrong, is if it doesn't fit, then it's wrong. It sounds as if the U shape is not seated correctly, but then I guess you've already figured that out yourself:cool:

Seriously though, it's hard to tell which way it's meant to fit without looking at it.
 

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Trudijane

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Someone is coming over to install more memory, and she wants to take a look at it. The spacebar still works, but again the metal thing separates from the plastic that it lodges in. When I put the key back in, it goes on easily and I've done it carefully. When I removed it to just clean it a bit, once again the metal thing had dislodged, when it came attached, but I was very careful putting it on and it fit so I don't get it. No biggie though. It works, and it even works if you tape it where it belongs. It just doesn't sound like the regular keys. Weird.

Anyway, thanks to those who have tried to be helpful.

Trudijane
 

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