Juice on keyboard ?? Disconnect ALL power immediately!! Then, remove keyboard, run under quite hot tap water, then immediatey submerge keyboard in isopropyl alcohol in a shallow tray, place in a beach towel & with washing machine water OFF, spin the unit in towel, allow 24 hrs to dry in sun, reinstall. It works.... If LAPTOP got drenched, stand on side, with screen open, dry thoroughly 2 days, pray a lot,
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From the description the laptop keyboard needs changing, check www.ebay.com Type make and model of laptop, refine search to keyboard, but I would use external keyboard first to verify. To disable the touchpad go into device manager, check list and click on the left box, right click and highlight disable, press ok or apply.
my first suggestion is to reinstall you keyboard drivers insert your windows cd and go to control panel-system-devicemanager-and locate your keyboard/touchpad. right click and open, reinstall driver and point the install to the windows disk. reinstall the keyboard drivers and see if that corrects your problem
If you replaced the keyboard with a Dell replacement 1501 keyboard and it still doesn’t work then yes the motherboard will probably have to be replaced. If your son spilled water on the laptop it could clear up after it completely dries. If it was juice, soft drink or sport drink the laptop could develop other issues. The syrup in these kinds of drinks don’t evaporate, they just remain there and accumulate foreign particles like dust, hair, dirt and eventually start to corrode electrical contacts like acid. Similar to the terminal posts on a car battery. Your responses are intended to improve the level of service provided. Please show your appreciation by rating your experience. Thank You.
It is possible that the keyboard matrix is shorted so when you use the external kbd it still gets the same errors. See if you can disable the main kbd in bios and if that solves the problem. You could also try removing the main kbd and see what that does. Otherwise you probably have a motherboard problem. The touchpads are usually pretty tough to liquids - check the cable on that. Jon
First thing you want to do is keep it from getting worse. Open
the laptop all the way up and set it keyboard face down on a soft towel
to wick away any juice. Once that is dry you can remove the
keyboard (or have someone help you) by typing in you model number and
"keyboard replacement" in Google - you are bound to find a
tutorial. Most of the time you will gently pry up the cover where
the on/off switch and panel lights are (above the keyboard) and then
remove a couple of screws and lift the keyboard out. Be very careful
with the ribbon cable(s) that connect to the motherboard and make sure
you have grounded your static electricity (not usu. a problem in the
south). Also check that no juice has gone beneath the kbd - if so
best to take to a shop for cleaning. Many times you can rinse the
keyboard and let it dry and it will work. If not you can get a
cheap replacement on eBay.
need to pick up the keyboard and make sure the ribbon cable to the mother board is fully seated. if it is. then thetouchpad need to come out and clean it very carefully. the sugar and any sticky substances need to be clean off the machine, around the touchpad.
I hope the drink did not damage the touchpad.(it is heat senstive)
if it still don'e work aft reinstalled it. you need to call dell to get a replacement.
Go to my computer, right click>properties>hardware tab>device manager, then look down the list for mice and pointing devices, click the '+' sign and right click on your touchpad and select uninstall, do the same on the keyboard line and then restart the pc.
Both touchpad and keyboard will be reinstalled and then ready to use again as it should be back to normal