cleaning a keyboard.

  Rennaissance 12:13 23 Dec 2003
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Hello. I have a wireless keyboard, and the keys have become sticky somehow, god knows! I wish to clean it, is there an easy way to do this. Thanks.

  [email protected] E 12:15 23 Dec 2003

click here

This may be of some help

  Rennaissance 12:22 23 Dec 2003

Hi thanks for reply [email protected] E, the thread states that i should immerse it in achohol, Immerse meaning i should dip the whole thing in it? Or what, wouldn't this damage it somehow.

  Djohn 12:29 23 Dec 2003

Do you mean the surface of the keys are sticky, or the key action has become sticky?

  [email protected] E 12:31 23 Dec 2003

NO just use cotton wool bud's total imersion would do more damage than good.

Never spotted that comment.

  Pesala 12:32 23 Dec 2003

What I do every six months or so, is take my keyboard to pieces. Undo the screws underneath, and popup off the keys with a penknife. If you're not a touch typist it is wise to take a photo of the keyboard first. Then you can brush out all the gunk with a toothbrush, and wash the plastic bits in detergent. Mind you don't lose the wires from the spacebar and other large keys, as that can make them a bit sticky ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

  [email protected]@m 13:31 23 Dec 2003

And despite that, your + key has stuck down! :-)

  Pesala 13:43 23 Dec 2003

(~_~)

  Rennaissance 17:58 23 Dec 2003

no, when i press down one key it just sticks there for a bit etc, so i can't type properly. Will try and clean it out and it will probably take hours.

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