My notebook has a few glitches in it now since that event. When I boot I have to tap on some keys and then hit ESC cause it makes a high beeping sound if I don't! I've also done something to one of the lower keys so it's not flat like the others.
The wine components remain at the inside of the keyb so they shortcircuit the key operation and produce the error beeps. In most caseslaptop keybs are not to be dissasembled so best solution is to change it.
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Maybe your keyboard is bad and needs to be replaced? Did you spill a liquid on it?
Maybe the keyboard has been hijacked by a virus or infection.
the keyboard cable needs to be reseated which means taking the keyboard
up and removing then putting the cable back in. The cable is under the
Have you tried booting up in safe mode to see if the keyboard works? Turn
off the computer, then hit the power button to turn itback on and
immediately start hitting the F8 key repeatedly until you see SAFEMODE.
Take the Safe Mode option and let it boot up. Safe Mode will
look different to you, the screen will be darker and the icons bigger,
this is normal.
Be prepared to buy a new keyboard... Remove AC and DC power before working on laptop. Many laptop keyboards come off with the removal of 1 to 5 screws from the bottom. Some, however, require the palm rest to be removed, then a couple of screws that hold in the keyboard. Be careful when removing and replacing cables.After removing keyboard, rinse with water and let dry thoroughly before re-attaching and powering up. You cannot remove individual keys, so don't try.
If you hit some keys and then it starts - it indicates a stuck key on the keyboard. Check the keys to make sure they are all fully up and nothing has been spilled on them or gotten stuck under them. Keys can be removed usually by prying gently under the edge and replaced by pressing down firmly. Probably what is happening is the if a program opens and you see a series of 4's is that the "4" key is the one sticking partially and preventing boot up. The beeeep is simply to tell you something is wrong with hardware, ie: keyboard, mouse, memory will all generate a long beep or several short beeps. The owners manual will list beep codes to help you determine where to look to find the problem.
There was more damage than just the keyboard, your fault appears intermitten and possibly some connectors and sockets are not making good electrical contact. You need to dismantle the laptop completely to inspect and clean what ever you can with distilled water and let it dry throughly. It still may not work because there may be some electrical damage to some chips and components, especially if the laptop was running at the time of the wine spill.
There is not much help I can offer you except to advise you to buy another laptop, and if the hard drive in the old laptop is OK then buy a USB hard drive case and insert the laptop hard drive in this case and use it as an external USB hard drive. You need to delete all the old system files etc. to maxmise the hard disk space.