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Dell inspiron 1300 laptop

I got a little bit of liquid on the keyboard and now my a, and b keys won't work, as well as my spacebar. Any ideas for a fix?

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There are individual tiny switches under each letter. When the letter is pressed it sends an electrical signal to the keyboard controller and the CPU to register which key was pressed. Liquid under the keys will short out the switch so it does not send out the signal any longer. You need to get it repaired by the manufacturer or local PC repair shop.

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Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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