Need help putting command key back on keyboard

Angels&Airwaves

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Sep 24, 2007
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hey guys i took off my command key while trying to get a hair out from under the keyboard (stupid i know) and now it wont go back on straight. i dont think i broke anything i just cant get this thing back on right. the two clips at the top of the key clip in but the bottom does not. any secret to putting these things back on? thanks. oh yeah this is on a macbook pro btw.
 

TheStu

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hey guys i took off my command key while trying to get a hair out from under the keyboard (stupid i know) and now it wont go back on straight. i dont think i broke anything i just cant get this thing back on right. the two clips at the top of the key clip in but the bottom does not. any secret to putting these things back on? thanks. oh yeah this is on a macbook pro btw.
On my MacBook (I would assume that the Pro would use a similar set up) the plastic hinge piece is held in place by little aluminum loops essentially. If they hinge is not securely held, then the key won't go back on correctly.
 

Angels&Airwaves

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Sep 24, 2007
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On my MacBook (I would assume that the Pro would use a similar set up) the plastic hinge piece is held in place by little aluminum loops essentially. If they hinge is not securely held, then the key won't go back on correctly.
yes i see how it works. it clicks in but it wont lay straight like the others. it makes me sad. :(
 

Angels&Airwaves

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sorry for the bad pic...im in my school library and i just took this with my iphone. you can kind of see how it is slanted when it has been clicked in...really bugging me.
 

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