You will need
- - flat-head screwdriver.
If you have a sunk key blankand remove it using a flat screwdriver or non-sharp knife, prying it from the bottom on both sides and gently pulling up. The button needs to rebound. Please note, not whether the system itself – the button provides a special mechanism, operating as a spring.
If it is broken, find the button on the keyboard, which is not in use, or that, without which it could do, for example, one of the double Alt, Ctrl, CapsLock, Shift, and so on. Pry it from one side and remove from the seat. Carefully disconnect the spring-loaded mechanism, and insert it in place of a space. Return all the buttons in place.
If a space does not work due to the fact that the button is just broken, use superglue to hold it together part. Please note that for best results the joints of the buttons should have the greatest possible smooth surface. Apply glue to both surfaces in a small amount, connect of the buttons and hold them firmly to each other for 10-15 minutes.
Please note – unused adhesive residues must be removed from the surface of the keys before it dries. Repeat with the rest of the buttons, if necessary. Better just wait a few hours before use, ideally you should wait at least 12 hours. Return the button into place.
If your keyboard not working spacebar or another button and mechanical damages are not present, check its contacts. Be sure to clean the keyboard inside, taking the keys and tapping out the accumulated garbage. Blow it with a Hairdryer, clean from dust.
Return the keys to the place. In any case, do not pull on the buttons, making great efforts, all actions should be as smooth. Removing the buttons also you can use fingers or nails.
Don't lose small parts when repairing the keyboard.
Periodically clean the keyboard from the accumulated under the buttons debris.
Advice 2 : How to insert a space in the keyboard
To manage the resources of your computer there are two manipulator: mouse and keyboard. If not working one of them is almost always possible to find a way using the second to perform the required operation. But, of course, it is better to have all the equipment worked properly. If your keyboard is broken spacebar, you can try to insert it.
Any key on the keyboard is a simple design that includes a spring element and retainer. The first provides the keystroke, the second keeps it on the keyboard. If both are OK, just insert the "legs" on the inner sides of the keys in the designated grooves on the keyboard and press lightly to ensure that key fixed.
When one of the items broken most often this happens with "legs" in keys not rush to throw away the broken off parts. Gently apply between the parts of the broken parts of glue and wait until it dries. Then insert the key into place as described in the first step. Be careful, if the layer is wet, the adhesive will to detail, you can seal and spring element, then the spacebar will no longer be held down.
If part of a key cannot be recovered at home to treat this problem in service center not in all cases rationally (except the laptop). Sometimes it's easier to buy a new keyboard, especially as prices for this type of device is relatively low. Before buying, make sure that the keyboard connector is suitable for your computer. If required, additional purchase the adapter.
Until then, until the new keyboard is still not bought yet, you can use for typing virtual keyboard. To do so, click "start" or Windows button, expand all programs menu and locate the folder "Standard" subfolder of the "Special opportunities". Click on "Onscreen keyboard". When the utility window opens, select the marker item "always on Top" in menu "Parameters".
With these settings, the virtual keyboard will not disappear behind other Windows. You can continue typing on the regular keyboard and the code will need to put a space character is to use its virtual counterpart. Also always fashionable to copy a space to clipboard and paste it in the right places and With the Ctrl keys or the Shift and Insert.