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Spill on laptop..how do I clean

Toshiba Satellite A85-S107. Spilled sticky drink onto laptop. Everything works, but keys sticking. How do I disassemble to clean? Also, running spill on screen. Can screen be cleaned. Thanks for any help. I spill liquid into the keys of my laptop at thattime it shut off, however the next day it began to work again, but the key pad does not work. Please tell me what can i do?

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  • pdpwp33 Dec 07, 2008

    My Ex wife just called me with a spill problem and I'm not sure what or how to help. Its her work laptop an IBM T series. Anyway she was in other room when she heard a loud noise and by the time she got to noise she found my daughter Amanda's dog peeing into keyboard !!!! Please e-mail with any solutions at pdpwp33@yahoo.com.

    She did turn it over as soon as she got to it then vacumed it the best she could. It did shut-off right away as pee hit it she said.....

    Please help if you or anyoine can,

    Thanks

    Peter

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Ok -

First:
Disassembly guides with pictures:

How to remove keyboard.
http://irisvista.com/tech/laptops/ToshibaA55/SatelliteA55_remove_keyboard.htm

Remove laptop LCD screen. http://tech.irisvista.com/laptops/ToshibaA3/remove_laptop_LCD_screen.htm

Second:
ONLY clean with 95% - 99% rubbing alcohol, then wait till COMPLETLY dry before re-assembling.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 03, 2008

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