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I have ASUS EEEPC 1005 HA Yesterday the character that comes after "A" stopped working . I have tried to open it, tried to get rid of the dust even put some WD 40 on the key too , its not jammed, it goes in and out like normal keys ... The character is not printed. Will i have to search for a new keyoard or there is a way to open it and fix it further .. Thanks

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Carefully pry up they A key.

You will see a little rubber thingy under the key, pop it up and you will see a little circuit board under where the A key was located.

Very gently clean SOME of the gunk off the circuit board contact, while keeping the circuit board undamaged (I usually find a nice new rubber pencil eraser works fine for this task).

Then gently wipe the bottom of the little rubber thingy off with a piece of printer paper (you are going for keeping the black on the rubber thingy but the sticky gunk off)

Then replace the rubber thingy and the A key and give it a go,

If that does not help then yes you will need a new keyboard. You can also disconnect the ribbon cable that goes to the keyboard and connect an external usb keyboard and try that to get you by.

Posted on Sep 02, 2010

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