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Spilled liquid on laptop

Milk tea spilled on my Fujitsu laptop so some keys are sticking and not working.

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If you have a systemguard warranty on your laptop better contact Toshiba Techsupport (1800-457-7777) and they will gladly send your unit for depot repair which is free to replace the whoule keyboard. No charges including Shipment and handling.

If you are out of warranty, you can dismantle the laptop KB and spray a contact cleaner on that might fix the issue.

Hope this helps

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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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

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