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How to Remove Keys From a Toshiba Satellite

Updated February 21, 2017

Toshiba Satellite laptops offer a wide range of functions for gaming, work and personal use. Broken keys or a dirty keyboard are some of the reasons you may want to remove the laptop keys. Fortunately, removing Toshiba Satellite keys requires little effort beyond a few preparations. If you plan on removing most or all the keys, you may want to reference a keyboard layout to place them back in the proper position.

Turn off and unplug the Toshiba Satellite laptop.

Wedge a flat screwdriver or butter knife underneath a corner of the key you wish to remove.

Pry the key cap gently from the key assembly with the screwdriver or butter knife. Stop when you hear a snap, or you risk breaking the key assembly underneath.

Grab the key with your fingers and pull it away from the keyboard.

Things You'll Need

  • Flat screwdriver or butter knife
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Melissa Rae has been a writer since 2008, specializing in home-and-garden, business, technology and education topics. Rae holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Herzing University.