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best way to clean this keyboard yuck!


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Posted 11 April 2010 - 10:06 AM

hey guys and gals,

I have an interesting situation, yesterday a friend gave me a keyboard he had because he wanted me to clean it and i had no objections to that it looked reasonable, so i took it home and popped a few keys off because it had some visible dust under it and i cleaned it up well then i turned to the keys themselfs and they were yellow and all dirty. what i was wondering is if anyone had some good ways to get theses key back to looking half way decent. its an older dell keyboard.
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Posted 11 April 2010 - 01:33 PM

pop the keys out, and wash them in the sink with soap and water. works for me, just dont scrub the top to hard or youll rub the symbols off the top.

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Posted 11 April 2010 - 01:36 PM

Just soak them in dish soap and hot water, then gently wipe them off with a soft cloth, be sure not to wipe the images off of the keys while doing this.

You can also soak the keyboards plastic outer casing in dish soap as well. But this requires a careful disassembly of the keyboard.
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Posted 11 April 2010 - 01:42 PM

ok that seems like it will work i will try that.

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