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keyboard problems

Posted by: Nolan C.      3 Sep 2009 @ 14:00
keyboard problems

I spilt liquid on my acer laptop keyboard. It is an ACER ASPIRE 9635g. The only key that isnt working is the spacebar, how can i remove the keyboard to clean it

Reply by: Alan D. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Oakham, LE15      3 Sep 2009 @ 21:50
RE: keyboard problems

On most laptops, to remove the keyboard you have to prise up the plastic strip along the top to reveal the fixing screws.Sometimes there is a screw from the bottom of the case as well, look for a screw with a K in a circle by it.

Once you have removed the screws, lift it carefully, you will need to detach the cable as well. You may be able to clean it up, it depends where the liquid went as some parts are sealed.

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Reply by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Morecambe, LA3      3 Sep 2009 @ 23:02
RE: keyboard problems

experience suggests that you will need a new keyboard

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Reply by: Vitor F. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Huntingdon, PE26      4 Sep 2009 @ 10:06
RE: keyboard problems

Allan D is right about location but if you feel keyboard still not coming out, remove HD and RAM cover and check if any screw need to be taken off (some makes and models do).

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