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Laptop Keyboard after a spill

by bethanyw / February 3, 2004 2:35 PM PST

Took apart my keyboard and cleaned it the best I could. Still not working correctly. How much would it cost to have it fixed (I read a complete system "flush" with water done by a technician is in order)? And how do I find someone who does that? Are there directories of skilled laptop bathers or anything?

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Re:Laptop Keyboard after a spill
by HerbChong / February 5, 2004 5:53 AM PST

you replace the keyboard assembly. the hardware is anywhere from about $150 to $500. labor is separate. very few people have the electronic cleaning equipment to handle something as large as a keyboard and they would charge you even more. if the computer is out of warrantee, as i am guessing, it's a toucg choice to make.

Herb....

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Re:Laptop Keyboard after a spill
by schlicktaco / February 15, 2004 6:50 AM PST

might be wet still..... try a blow dryer on low heat setting

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