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I spilt wine onto my dell 1501 laptop and now only some of the keys work on the keyboard................HELP!!

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You'll need to swap the keyboard out.

Here's a guide from Dell.


You just remove the keyboard and replace it with one from ebay.

Cheap and easy ;)

Posted on May 26, 2010

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HOw to Clean your keyobard effectively


Keyboard cleaningIf you're trying to clean a laptop keyboard see document CH000780 for additional help and information. All of the below information applies to standard desktop computer keyboards.
Why? Dirt, dust and hair can build up causing the keyboard to not function properly.
Procedure: Many people clean the keyboard by turning it upside down and shaking. A more effective method is to use compressed air. Compressed air is pressurized air contained in a can with a very long nozzle. Simply aim the air between the keys and blow away all of the dust and debris that has gathered there. A vacuum cleaner can also be used, but make sure the keyboard doesn't have loose "pop off" keys that could possibly be sucked up by the vacuum.
Why? If the keyboard has anything spilt into it (ie: pop, cola, Pepsi, Coke, beer, wine, coffee, milk, etc.), not taking the proper steps can cause the keyboard to be destroyed.
Procedure: Below are a few recommendations to help prevent a keyboard from becoming bad once a substance has been spilt within it.
If anything is spilt onto the keyboard turn the computer off immediately. Once the computer is turned off, quickly flip the keyboard over helping to prevent the substance from penetrating circuits. While the keyboard is upside down, shake the keyboard over a surface you do not mind getting wet or that can be cleaned up later. While still upside down, use a cloth to help clean out what can be reached. After you you have cleaned the keyboard to the best of your ability leave the keyboard upside down for at least one night allowing it to dry.
If a keyboard does not work after trying it again later it is recommended that it be replaced. If the keyboard works but some of the keys are sticky or cannot be pressed in you can attempt to do additional cleaning in attempt to resolve the issue. Unfortunately many times when any sticky substance such as a non-diet pop is spilt directly onto the keyboard it's usually a loss unless you plan on spending dozens of hours attempting to clean each key.
Why? A keyboard that is used by multiple people, such as students or different employees, may need to be disinfected to help the spread of germs.
Procedure: Turn off the computer. Spray a disinfectant onto a cloth or damp a cloth with alcohol and rub each of the keys on the keyboard. As mentioned in our general cleaning tips, never spray any type of liquid onto the keyboard.
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on Feb 01, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I Spilt wine on keyboard. now some keys are writing wrong thing. Mostly numbers and letter o. Eg 9o 65 87 87 9o


I advise you to purchase a new Keyboard and not have any liquids in the danger close area.
Danger Close - If spilt, it will damage the keyboard.

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Try tipping the laptop on its side and blowing under the keys with canned air.

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Keyboard is definitely bad and will need to be replaced but try one more thing just to be sure.

GO into the BIOS by pressing F2 on your external keyboard. In the BIOS, there is an option in there to reset to factory defaults after you do that save changes and exit but after you completely exit, unhook the external keyboard and see if your laptop keyboard works. If not then you know for sure without a doubt the laptop keyboard needs to be replaced.


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Have a dell inspiron 1501, and a few of my keys hit incorrect


what keys are incorrect? is it the @ and the "

if it is, go to your control panel and set everything to uk in the regional and languages tab in there, on the keyboard tab make sure you remove us keyboard if its in there. if this isnt your problem please give me know more details

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