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Gateway laptop on/off switch broken

I have a Gateway laptop. Everything works except the on/off switch. (I took it apart to clean off the beer that was spilled on it and it worked after I cleaned it, but the switch was a little flaky). Now the switch doesn't work at all. I know that it is getting power because the power LED on the keyboard lights up when I plug it in.

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