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Old 12-13-2011, 04:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a Dell Inspiron 1525. The keyboard stopped working. I ordered a replacement board and when I started to install it, I noticed the small latch that locks the ribbon cable to the motherboard was broken. Can I replace the latch? If so where can I find one to replace it with? Any help will be greatly appreciated. The computer works fine. It would be a shame to just throw it away. if anyone knows of a work around for the latch, please share

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You could just secure it with electrical tape.
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