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I have a ThinkPad w510 with the spill resistant keyboard. I had the unfortunate experience today of seeing just how well it works. Good news is that it effectively saved my computer and it still works. Bad news is that now the [ G ] key registers both the [ B ] and [ G ] characters when I hit the key, [ B ] works normally, it only happens with the [ G ] key. I seem to have the problem with two other keys. [ H ] registers both [ N ] and [ H ], while the [ N ] key works normally and the [ " ] key registers both [ / ] and [ ' ] keys with the [ / ] key working normally. Any advice on how to remedy the situation? It/'s become ratnher annoyinbg nhavinbg to bgo back and delete tnhe extra cnharacters wnhen I type... :-(

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From what you describe, it has saved the notebook from shorting out but the keyboard is damaged. I suggest the best option is to firstly remove the keyboard and clean any residue off the underside and key contacts with isopropol alcohol or at a pinch, meths. My experience however is that this works only rarely and you will need to get a new keyboard. Ebay often has some of these quite cheaply

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