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Sticky FN Key problem

Hi, I have an old PCG-V505ECP.

I got some trouble with FN Key. Every time FN Key freaks out and a f***** pop up says "Sticky Fn Key: The Fn key has benn pressed 5 times..." and I didn't pressed nothing!!

Someone could help me, please?


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Hello there:
Laptop keyboards are notorious for sticking after time due to small particles of dirt or oils from our skin and if you smoke believe it or not smoke from a cigarette is very bad on keyboards and computers in general.
What you can do to try to solve this problem is to get a can of canned air then turn off the laptop and dissconnect the power cord then
get a very small flat tip screw driver and CAREFULLY pry off the faulty key pad then take a q tip and some rubbing alcohol and wipe the area that it connects to .
Now take the canned air and spray down the entire keyboard and let sit for 10 minutes then replace the key pad and then replace the power cord and turn on the laptop and see if this now will work ok
Please keep me posted on how this is going
Best regards Michael

Posted on May 27, 2010

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