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How Clean A Keyboard?

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#1 OldBob


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Posted 03 May 2008 - 07:40 PM

My daughter spilled tea with honey in it on her laptop. After a few days it dried out and is now working fine, except that a couple of the keys are sticky ... they tend to not move up/down briskly. Any ideas on how to clean the honey out from under the keys?


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Posted 03 May 2008 - 08:33 PM

Laptop keys are tricky, but can be removed with a small thin-blade Xacto-type knife. You can gently pry up the side of the key and you'll see the white (usually) plastic clip that the key's face snaps on to. Insert the tip of the knife between the clip and the key face and twist and the key should come off. Here's some pictures to make better sense of it
Once you have it off use a Q-tip and some alcohol

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#3 OldBob

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Posted 08 May 2008 - 10:30 PM

Thanks. I'll give it a try

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