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Help! Sticky key!


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chinofeliz

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Hey folks, I spilled a drop or two orange juice on my keyboard a while ago (then again it might've been one of the kids dropping some food on it) but tried to clean it as well as I could (with absorbent tissues).

And the semicolon key just suddenly got so sticky it's really annoying. I found a tutorial on how to clean a sticky keyboard here http://www.net4tv.co...fm?storyid=1032

But for just one key I don't know whether I've got the determination to go thru all that. I'm just wondering - if I dropped a little silicon in there, would it help?

Cheers
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austin_o

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I would just replace the keyboard. You can get one for $10.00 or less.
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For one key? And it's like pretty much brand new anyway :S Oh man will probably have to though cos the procedure is so scary

Cheers man
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One of our computer help desk guys cleans keyboards in the shower. Then he lets them dry a l o n g time. Me, I would replace it with a new one and avoid getting stuff on it again. I spilled coffee on one of mine. I immediately removed it, turned it upside down and let it dry for a couple of days. I am still using it on my other computer. Try cleaning it. If it doesn't work to your satisfaction, replace it.
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