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Keypad problem hi my keypad has got something stuck beneath a few buttons and it pretty hard to use them.can i remove or clean underneath safely?

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Hi smoking tiger, The answer is probably, depending on what it is. If its sticky (dried soda, food) then its going to be hard for the typical user. If its just something loose then you can try the following: -Turn the laptop upside down and shake. -Buy a can of compressed air from any office or computer supply shop. Make sure you buy the kink with a small thin plastic pipe you insert into the nozzle. If you?re careful you can insert that underneath the keys and try blowing the material out. Be careful to hold the can upright otherwise you?ll shoot out liquid which could damage the key switches or parts. If that doesn?t work the typical user should take it to a local authorized repair shop. They have the skills to safely remove the keyboard, clean and if necessary replace. If you feel you have the tools and mechanical aptitude let us know and I?ll get you some instructions on keyboard removal. Also please don?t forget to rate the posting.

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