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Re: [vox] Beer + Cat + New Laptop Computer = Bad
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Re: [vox] Beer + Cat + New Laptop Computer = Bad

I don't think you want to put a laptop computer in the

Probably best to call the manufacturer to get suggestions
for cleaning it.  Sorry if this is redundant, I have not
been following the thread.

-- Rod

On Friday 06 June 2003 04:29 pm, Ken Herron wrote:
> --On Friday, June 06, 2003 15:51:14 -0700 Richard Crawford
> <rscrawford@mossroot.com> wrote:
> > What's the best way to clean a laptop computer keyboard?  Hard drive,
> > memory, CPU, etc., all appear to be fine, but things hang when I try to
> > boot up, as though a key is stuck in the down position.
> If you have a digital camera it may be helpful to take a picture of the
> keyboard first so that you have a record of the layout.
> You can try popping off a few keycaps to see if you can get to the sticky
> parts or not. If the sticky surfaces are accessible then you may be able
> to clean it manually, but if it's gotten inside the mechanical parts of
> the switches then you have a problem.
> I've heard of people running keyboards and circuit boards through the
> dishwasher. Don't use any soap, don't let the dishwasher go through its
> drying cycle, and give the keyboard plenty of time to air dry before
> trying to use it again. Lotsa luck.

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