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HPG60 Laptop - coffee spill - mouse not working

The wife spilled coffee on the keyboard of her laptop.

She tried to clean it up, and when she restarted it, the mouse would not work.

The cursor shakes and jumps around the screen.

Any ideas?

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Well this is a common thing but most likely the motherboard was shorted out and causing glitching. I would take it to a tech to see if there is anything recoverable in there

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You need to get a replacement keyboard.

I just bought one from ebay few weeks ago www.ebay.com see if you can find one for your model.


Let me know if you need anything else.


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Ekse

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