Question about Acer NSK8458AN Keyboard

1 Answer

I had a drink spill on my keyboard last night. I instantly worked on cleaning it up and did a very good job except for the 1 key in the upper left. It is the only key that is having a problem. Is there a way to get the key off to clean it so it will not get stuck down anymore?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Acer Master
  • 17,129 Answers

You will have to remove the keypad to get access to the pad below. It is possible that there is some liquid logging below, so use a hair dryer to softly warm out the liquid.
Repeat this for sometime, use a good air jet along , if not the keypad can be opened and the pads wiped out dry.

Posted on Oct 11, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Toshiba Satellite C655 - numerous keys still do not work after replacing the keyboard twice.


Soft drinks are the worst, sugar! Unplug, remove battery, dissemble and get access to all connection to the keyboard, usually a ribbon cable, or other connector/plug. Use Electronic Contact Cleaner Spray on the connections and connectors. Sometimes the magic works, sometimes it doesn't.

Apr 07, 2013 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

4,5,6 upper key, right key, left key, call button not working


This is almost always caused by a minor spill of some form.
If it's a desktop keyboard, hey, the amount of work involved in cleaning the thing out just isn't worth it.
get a new $5 or $10 keyboard from wal-mart.
If it's a really expensive keyboard, or your dead dad gave it to you and you just can't part with it, or if it's a laptop keyboard, reply to this post and I'll help you out.
Be forewarned though, you're in for a 1-3 hours work depending on what kind of keyboard it is. (if it's a laptop keyboard, give the make/model of the laptop).

Feb 26, 2011 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

I spilled orange juice on my pc keyboard unscrewed the screws in the back took it apart really sticky what should i clean it with


It is impossible to clean it, especially when the computer was powered up when you spilled orange juice on the keyboard, it most likely shorted out some components in the keyboard.
I suggest you buy a new keyboard.

Feb 25, 2011 | ASUS Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Coffee got spilled on my laptop keyboard. The laptop seems to work fine all except for the keyboard. When I push the keys, something different shows on the screen other than the letter I pushed. Like if I...


How to Fix Spilt Liquid on bda25ce.jpg?
You accidentally knocked fruit drink or a late night glass of milk on your laptop or your child spilled a good portion of milk directly into your keyboard. You hear a popping noise, the screen goes black. Water by itself is not as bad as milk or juice, both of which are corrosive/acidic, or coffee, tea, soda, etc.
First and most important -Calm Down and unplug the computer from its power source.
Disconnect it from the power cord and remove the battery. If needs, please remove the keyboard. The old adage - Water and Electricity don't mix - is quite true. For your laptop spilled water, let your laptop dry. Do not attempt to turn on the computer for at least 72 hours. Let it sit in a cool, dry place. If you disassembled the laptop, reassemble it after 72 hours have passed.

Oct 13, 2010 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

I use my computer for gaming and when i move around with the arrows they stick sometimes in one of the directions un til i tap that key again, is this common for the classic keyboard 200?


Logitech keyboards are excellent both in quality and longevity.
Make sure some sugary drink has not been spilled on the keyboard.
This will make the keys stick and repeat. I have had good luck with Dawn and warm soapy water. Just make sure the keyboard is completely dry before putting back into service. 1-2 weeks drying time. (IF you dunk and submerge. Only the most severe)
Never EVER dunk a laptop in water to clean the keyboard.
I know I know... but someone will try it. :)

Check to make sure the windows sticky keys are turned off.
Sounds like dirt or a soft drink is causing this repeating pattern you described.

Good luck!

Oct 10, 2009 | Logitech Classic 200 DH968019 Keyboard

1 Answer

Laptop keyboard not operational


If you replaced the keyboard with a Dell replacement 1501 keyboard and it still doesn’t work then yes the motherboard will probably have to be replaced. If your son spilled water on the laptop it could clear up after it completely dries. If it was juice, soft drink or sport drink the laptop could develop other issues. The syrup in these kinds of drinks don’t evaporate, they just remain there and accumulate foreign particles like dust, hair, dirt and eventually start to corrode electrical contacts like acid. Similar to the terminal posts on a car battery.

Your responses are intended to improve the level of service provided. Please show your appreciation by rating your experience.
Thank You.

Apr 28, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

1 Answer

Dell notebook keyboard malfunction


try to press the key using screw driver or any pin that you can press into the keyboard..but remove first the top key..try pressing with some screw if its typing,if not its mean the logic board is damage and you need toreplace a new one...if working with the screw pressing..repalace with a key button only with the same lock.

Jan 04, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Spilled Grape Juice


To give it a good cleaning, you will need to remove the keyboard and clean anywhere you can see juice or feel stickiness. You can buy the expensive computer cleaners, but I suggest 50/50 rubbing alcohol and Q-tips. Remove the battery and C-mos battery to make sure there is absolutely no power to the machine what so ever. After cleaning inside, you will want to give it a good 24 hours to dry, ensure that there is no moisture before applying power. If the juice reached the bottom of the machine, you may need to remove the screen, split the cases, and take the motherboard out, in order to clean the bottom side of the board. If you leave juice anywhere on the board it will gum up, and the acids in the juice will corrode and detierate the circuitry on the board causing a motherboard failure. Now the keyboard, in order to thoroughly clean the keyboard, I suggest that you spray a good amount of the rubbing alcohol in the keyboard, shake it or blow it out with air, then take paper towels and daub up the rest. Repeat this two or three times, then let it dry approx 24 hours. Sometimes the keyboard won't recover after a spill and will need replaced. If it works properly, then, after using the keyboard for a while, you will notice if any of the keys are sticking. Take the sticky key or keys off and clean them individually. I know it's alot of work, but it'll teach you not to keep open drinks around your laptop. It did me, I've ruined one machine, two keyboards, and thoroughly cleaned a third very expensive machine of mine to keep it working, but I finally learned to drink from a sippy around my laptops.

Jul 21, 2008 | Dell Inspiron E1505 Notebook

1 Answer

Laptop Cleaning/Repair


That is something that you should not attempt .. Because most likely you will need to replace the keyboard...
If they are just not working because they are Sticking or Stuck, you can repair this by yourself....you can remove the keyboard and clean it, also checking the ribbon cable that goes from the keyboard to the motherboard... look for any burn spots near the keyboard plug connection, chances are that just simply replacing the keyboard would fix it ..
You also will need the entire laptop taken apart to see if the "drink" spilled onto other parts, or worse... the motherboard...

Jun 09, 2008 | HP Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Acer NSK8458AN Keyboard Logo

Related Topics:

70 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18389 Answers

Mohammed Ebrahim M
Mohammed Ebrahim M

Level 3 Expert

586 Answers

Steve Sweetleaf
Steve Sweetleaf

Level 3 Expert

1144 Answers

Are you an Acer Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...