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Damaged laptop's keyboard

I can't use my laptop's keyboard since it drank some water... could u advise? I have a philips x55p similar, I split a little bit of coke a cola on to the keyboard, its been like that for 4 weeks as I then went on holiday without fixing the situation. does any one know what I can do, or does any one know how to remove the keyboard.

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Do not like your chances of success in your endeavours. Was it switched on when you spilled the liquid in to the keyboard as damage of the short circuiting type is a real possibility.
Usually you need a service manual as every laptop if different in its way of disassembly. Suggest taking somewhere to be repaired but chances of no serious damage are low.
9 years ago I had a daughter poor water over a laptop that had been purchased one week earlier. The guy at the shop advised me it would just need to dry out and after it was dried out the keyboard did not work properly and then the laptop stopped working altogether.

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If you get no lights or sound coming from your laptop hen it probably has died

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These instructions will help you to remove and replace keyboards onvarious laptops. I will not be able to cover all models but you’ll getthe idea. Steps for removing and replacing the keyboard are similar formost laptops.
- if your laptop is still covered by the manufacturer’s warranty, do not open the case or you can loose the warranty
- always remove the battery and unplug the AC adapter before you open the laptop case
- if you damage the keyboard connector on the motherboard you’ll have to replace the whole motherboard
- proceed on your own risk

Be careful, on some models the bezel might be connected to themotherboard as it shown on the picture above. If you accidentallypulled the cable, connect it back. It is not necessary to disconnectthe keyboard bezel from the motherboard in order to remove and replacethe keyboard, just put it aside so you can access the keyboard screws.

Use this link below for more instructions.

Good luck!


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