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Hi.i was cleaning my n5010 with alchohol and soft cloth.and after that i turned it on and after 5 minutes the x add z keys stoped working.and i turned my laptop this going to fix?help me plz

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Generally speaking if the keyboard developes problems it is made to be none serviceable, the only option is to have the keyboard replaced.

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It "might" get fixed once it is dry. But next time, don't let the alcohol drip inside your keyboard. And make sure your laptop is turned off while cleaning it.

Thanks for using fixya! Let me know how this helped you.

Posted on May 28, 2011

  • insanehollow May 28, 2011

    i dont know what to do.its still turned of and i've removed the battry.i thought it would be a good idea to wait some houres.but i dont know how long i have to wait.its almost 2 houres untill now.
    sorry because of my english and writing

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    damneddle May 28, 2011

    I don't know how wet it did get, so I can't tell how long it is going to dry. You don't need to remove the battery. But by 2 hours it should be probably be dry by now. Try it now.




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