Is there a manual to help? In the beginning the probelem was tht the keys on the keyboard were popping off because they were sending me “cheap” keyboards. No light nothing. connection. Thanks it is really great method i will surely donat and trying to bring back my tochpad thankssssssssss and i am happy from kandasoo best regards, Thanks All Damage Things Are Back On My Laptop Toshiba L350 Sattalliet Which Was Off For 8 Months Sir You Save My 500 Euros And You Save My Life God Blees You:d, Hello how to fix my keyboard all keys are workin but it type wrong characters Perfect product and good customer service. Everything else seems to just work fine. Could you pls help by letting me know what the “official” name of this part is? Test the laptop again. Sometimes you can replace it with a piece of plastic. My daughter has a toshiba satellite m55 s3294 which is mising a key. Check if the touch pad is enable. If you are not careful enough, you can move the retainer too far and break it. I own a MacBook Air 2013 and I recently broke my "comma" key. Push the locking clip into the connector. Now it is working just fine. While replacing my keyboard broke the tiny Winnie little clips on the cable connector. hi, i had this really odd problem with the keyboard of my asus g73 laptop, it started to type two different letters with some keys, i press S and get SZ , press Z and get ZS and like that with about 10-15 keys… i dissasembled the keyboard but its working ok apparently, i started to play with the connector at the laptop , use some air compressed to clean it, at one point moving the ribbon cable connected i got to work it ok but it last a bit only… thanks a lot….i love this basic guide for laptop…….thanks a lot men…. Thanks for the guidance!!! Yippie!! I guess you are screwed. The cable is inserted vertically.”. Be sure to get a snug fit with the connector as only 50% of the keys worked the first time. thank you very much. i need a key retainer because one of the keys fell off and the key retainer broke. Maybe it buys me enuf time to order the locking connector. @ pocho, The re-attachment process is detailed below. The connector is a very delicate mechanism. You are a star. 13/11/2020 DZ Un énorme M E R C I pour votre sérieux, professionnalisme et diligence concernant ma commande! Now the laptop key retainer clip will be securely attached and ready to accept the plastic key top. Here are the problems with some of the other solutions. I guess you’ll have to replace the motherboard or use it as is with the external keyboard. Even with a broken retainer the cable should be secured inside the connector. I had accidentally broken the clip off the keyboard ribbon cable connector. I had to replace the power connector on my niece’s Toshiba A305 notebook, and I broke the latch on the keyboard socket. Laptop Replacement Loose Keys. I am writing this before knowing if I can successfully use the suggestions here, hahaha, but am so touched and grateful to find what I believe will work, and for FREE – WOW, that I was compelled to write. I did a quick prayer after reading it three times, but it worked like a charm. Yeah!!! Cheers very helpful, HP Pavilion dv5-1104tu Entertainment Notebook PC, http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv90/volcanoman3/fix-broken-keyboard-connector-06.jpg I have a acer laptop which has the connector’s clippers have been broken and they are kind of so small that they are not going to be used again.. Je ne manquerai pas d'en parler autour de moi! If you have a key pad, we suggest inserting it after the retainer is set in place to make things easier. Is it somehow possible to make cable from laptops keyboard to external USB port? As a last resort, you can find a piece of plastic and make something similar to the broken latch. I tried to tape it, but it’s so tiny, it won’t put the pressure it needs. The sticky tape works great too but I also carefully and ever so gently inserted a small piece of a wooden pop-sicle stick into the opening over the connector in case the tape looses it’s tack. this has all been very helpful. Click & Collect. While it is probably not as good as the original clip, it works ‘very well’ to resolve this problem, What if I broke off the entire clip(retainer and base and all), but I see the “pins” on the board and clip. Have you tried securing the locking clip and cable with sticky tape? Couldn’t find this much detail anywhere else, including HP. Tape – Tape does not provide enough downward force to ensure a good connection. Heinz Pfeil I tried to push it out since it looked like mine and broke it in half. You are a genius. If you ever have to remove this cable, you are going to have to ‘dig out’ the glue from the connector (if not before you remove the cable, most certainly before you put the cable back in the socket), I used the method shown in the link above it works great. Just be patient and take your time, so you don’t damage something else. Gratulation and Thanks Many, many thanks. I realize it is not supposed to be removed but I need it, lol!! I ask only because I am having difficulty finding that specific model inside the U.S. Congratulation, this is the best and detailed decription for solving a big problem. The key should snap onto the retainer. is there a solution for that? It’s so frustrating because I know it’s as simple as getting a snug connection with the ribbon and the “connector base” but I have no idea how to do it…. You are welcome! Or you could get some epoxy/resin (for plastic) and do the same thing. So, is there some way to jerry-rig this thing to work, or can I find a replacement hinge part somewhere? I just performed this repair on a Powerbook G4 15″ and it brought the keyboard back to life! I have been told my the manufacturer that my only option is to buy a new mainboard which I cannot afford. I think i have broken a pin (the most left pin i dont know if it was connected motherboard ) the other pins i can see r connected, and some keys r not working Search on eBay for Satellite M55 keyboard and you’ll find plenty. I had to replace the power connector on my niece’s Toshiba A305 notebook, and I broke the latch on the keyboard socket. I called the manufacturer today and they were so rude and unwilling to help… yet someone like you, out of your kindness, is willing to help me. lol) and envisioned having to spend $$$ to repair my client’s machine. Thank you very much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 0 Kudos All forum topics; Previous Topic; Next Topic; 1 Reply Dell-SreejithR. I reviewed instructions for removing the ribbon cable which Probably you can search for a not working motherboard on ebay and get both retaining clips from it. Before placing the spacebar keycap back onto the laptop, a bar (shown below) must be removed by inserting your flathead screwdriver beneath it and gently pulling upward. I was absolutely.. angry isn't the word. I’m so sad, I am really out of ideas now besides taking it to the service center which will cost an amount I cannot afford. Secure the connection with sticky tape and test the keyboard. Any help? I am very appreciative. After the fifth replace of the keyboard, during the repair and replacement of the last keyboard they sent, a couple of prongs became broken because, like I said this is the 5th time I had to replace the keyboard because the keys kept popping off. Awesome fix – thank you. told me about…buying one of their motherboards. Everything went well except once the computer was turned on in 10 minutes would shut off. The plastic tab that fits atop a file folder cut to size is perfect to repair this. Good stuff there mate! If anyone knows where to get FPC/FFC Connectors let me know; I know they make em’ in standard sizes. Is there a place to purchase new ones? Somebody knows where I can find it? The pictures helped me fix my problem. you usually replace the whole keyboard on a laptop but there does not seem to be any available at this time. The rubber cup that rebounds the laptop key back to position after it is pressed. I would like to buy the connector that is it on the image called “another connector type”, picture 10. I have already tried electrical tape, piece of plastic, up to the point that installed keyboard had a bump in front from all the layers of the tape and plastic. thanks. Luckily it worked keyboard works as intended now, and I get to collect for the repair of this laptop. However this only lasted a few months. Thank you so much for such a great blog.helped me to solve my problem.. It’s very easy to get it damaged if you apply too much force while trying to unlock it. I have a similar problem, the difference is that my clip instead of sliding out (as in tutorial example) it opens up. When trying to reattach the mechanism to the keyboard I've noticed that two of the four retaining metal clips where the mechanism locates on the keyboard circuit board are broken. It takes good eye-hand coordination, some very tiny tools, and a gentle, yet sturdy touch. How to tell if your key hinge (retainer clip) is broken? Once the keyboard key is positioned squarely over the retaining clip, press down gently until you hear a distinct click on all 4 corners. thank you dear,it is very usful,but right now i am not bale to donet sonthing my side.but i am always remember you , and any time i will get money or earn money i will defint donet some amount to our side. Though Lap top is working and I am using on screen key board in microsoft windows as easy access. I broke off a tiny 4-pin connector hinge on my Dell Inspiron 1545 power button board, and it fell off somewhere inside the machine. I have spent the last 2 weeks scouring the internet, called Roland, and went to best buy and Fry’s but no one could help me. It’s only a tiny piece of plastic, so I’m hoping it can’t cost too much to replace however so far it’s been impossible to find one listed online. So, there is nothing left to secure the ribbon with. I was able to locate one clip like that on a non working machine, but it is only ‘like’ it, it doesn’t fit tightly enough to give proper connection. But I Lose My mouse or tochpad which is not working and i lose my laptop battery which stops in 1% percent plug in not charging This page is a general reference guide and may not apply to your laptop, as your laptop may have a different keyboard key design. what the way to have it fixed? Any advice would be great. Cut it to size and press into place where the clip would go. If there’s anyway you can contact/PM I can provide you pictures. ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? I have always marveled at how so many extremely knowledgeable pc people are wonderfully helpful, kind, patient, and generous with their very vast wealth of knowledge. Eeks! I just said goodbye to my external USB keyboard. One of the two black clips that seat the display have broken. keep it up bro.. I went to replace the keyboard on my Toshiba Satellite L455-S5000 Laptop after watching a video on line. nothing is broken. I stuck the connector in and taped it across the top to “lock” it, I then prayed. Cut an old credit card (or any other card of similar thickness) and cut it to be the same width as the clip. Thanks for the time to write it. thanx 4 the gr8 tips …. I brock small plastic wedge piece while pulling keyboard connector on my Acer Aspire One netbook. thanks! Position the broken piece the way it was inserted before. I've been attempting to repair a broken key mechanism for a MacBook Pro 13" Retina (Late 2013, model A1502) which I've been given. I took the keyboard off and the clip was not only broken but gone. £1.70. Good luck. Click & Collect. would be much appreciate. 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