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Keyboard problem i cannot assess certain keys after my partner accidently spilled tea on my laptop i took keys off to clean and most are workin but 4 keys are still not functionin can you elp, or any advice please, ceers julia

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Re: keyboard problem

If you can remove the keyboard from the laptop you can try cleaning the back of it with a que-tip and a small amount of rubbing alcohol. Most likely it will need a replacement keyboard, or you could plug in a desktop keyboard so you can at least use the computer until you get a proper replacement.

If you post the laptop maker and model number I can try to help you further.

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