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I've spilt coffee on my laptop and would like to ask if there's any way of getting it out other than taking it to the work shop?

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You can try and clean it yourself
eventually your going to get corrosion in the laptop from the liquid.
#1 RULE NEVER EAT OR DRINK AROUND YOUR LAPTOP
I would take it to a repair shop so it can get a proper cleaning and maybe prevent corrossion

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Keyboard cleaningIf you're trying to clean a laptop keyboard see document CH000780 for additional help and information. All of the below information applies to standard desktop computer keyboards.
Why? Dirt, dust and hair can build up causing the keyboard to not function properly.
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My son has spilt coke on the laptop 1 key not working O


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