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My son spilled the orange juice over the LGP1 laptopo keyboard. The guy in the computer workshop said the entire keyboard should be replaced. He also claimed that there are only two such keyboards left in the world (which I found very hard to believe). Would be grateful if someone can help me to find the said keyboard as well as guide me through the process of replacing it.
The guy was full of it. Go to attached site for reasonable keyboard replacement. To replace your best bet is to do a google search for replacing it and if lucky you will be rewarded with a Utube video for the procedure. Can be a PIA and you have to be real careful during the disassemly since you do not want to damage anything , including the ribbon that attaches the board to laptop. eBayeBay
Posted on Sep 05, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
No need to replace keyboard. If it really failed than none of the keys would work. Unplug it, turn it upside down, unscrew all the screws, open it up, clean top of he contact board with cloth dipped in alcohol. You can wash plastic parts and membrane manually in warm water with dish washing detergent. After that, wrap it in towel to dry. You can use a hair dryer but from a distance. Drying can take hours unless you work in it. Than just put all back together and screw back the screws. Plug in keyboard.
Posted on Apr 24, 2008
SOURCE: My laptop
I'll start by telling you that most of the time keyboards don't recover from a spill. With that said, clean it by using a 50/50 rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle. Remove the keyboard from the machine, and spray the alcohol into the keyboard generously. Shake out the excess or blow it out with air, then use paper towels to daub up the rest. Repeat this process two or three times, then let the keyboard dry for a good 24 hours. While you have the keyboard off check for any juice or sticky areas in the machine, and clean them with the alcohol and Q-tips. Let this dry well also. After drying put the keyboard back on and try it. If you notice any sticky keys after using it for a while, then take the sticky keys off and clean them individually with the alcohol and Q-tips.
Posted on Jul 22, 2008
SOURCE: spilled juice on Toshiba Laptop
Spilling juice on your laptop is not always the end of your laptop. The best you thing you can do is to order a new keyboard. Go to eBay and enter the model of your laptop plus the word "keyboard" and purchase a new one. Make sure you read the description and the language, etc. Replacing the keyboard itself is not that complicated either. You may very well be able to do it yourself. Return to this site when ready and we'll help you replace it.
Posted on Jul 28, 2008
SOURCE: problems with the keyboard
Sticky keys can sometimes be fixed by hitting right shift key 10 times quickly (I'm not lying!!), and or the culprit key (x) the same way. Try that and if it doesn't work, reboot and type. If it continues, please try another keyboard.
Posted on Nov 23, 2008
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