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Keyboard will not work on Toshiba Satellite C655S5056

Could we have accidentally locked the keyboard. My husband spilled a small amount of black coffee on the keyboard and immediately turned it over and wiped it dry. After putting a fan on it for some time, the keys still would not work. Could he have locked something up in his haste? Thank you.

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Nope,not locked.Just damaged keys.The liquid must've leaked into the keys and is either preventing contact or shot the electronics.

Posted on Feb 17, 2016

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I had the same problem for my laptop as well. I basically turned it off and removed the battery for ten minutes, then put it back in and turned it on to which it started working. I don't know why it stopped working before or started to work again when I removed the battery but it's happened three times and everytime that has always worked for me. I know it's not very technical but try it.

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pls dont use your notebook yet, since there are still moisture in it. try to use a hair blower but place the hair blower at least 2 feet away. you dont want to melt the plastic in your notebook. blower it for 20minutes then try to turn on your computer. if it still does not work. I suggest to bring it to the service center of your notebook.

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  1. Make sure to unplug all cables and power. Remove all!
  2. If the screen can be tilted all the way back so as to lay the Laptop flat, then lay the laptop flat, keyboard down, on top of a large piece of paper towel.
  3. Watch to see that the towel absorbs excess liquid, remove the laptop.
  4. Fill a liquid sprayer with some water, remember to remove any soaps or detergents from the container. Use water only.
  5. Form a medium size paper clip into a square hook that will fit beneath the suspect keys.
  6. Place the hook under a key and pull gently upwards until the key pops out. Be careful, I have broken a few!!!
  7. As can be observed when you do this, the keyboard is visible and cleaning can be done with a cotton swap. Spray the cotton swab with the sprayer; do not spray directly onto the keyboard. The idea of the sprayer is to avoid mishaps like dropping excess water onto the keyboard!
  8. When done with all suspect keys; replace the keys always aware of the right positioning to avoid rework! Remember to clean inside, under the key etc.
  9. If this doesn't do it or are hesitant; take it to a technician.

Posted on Feb 13, 2010

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