Toshiba laptop Keyboard not working

  Commander Straker 11:29 05 Jun 2012

Toshiba Tecra A10 Win XP. My second laptop problem of the day ! Child spilt Orange juice over keyboard of wife's laptop. Mopped up quickly but now no keys work at all. Laptop also continually beeps when turned on. All seems to work using a USB keyboard. Have removed laptop keyboard but can find no obvious area of damage/ liquid ingress. Wondered if one key was stuck through the spillage and tried to tap all of them multiple times...very occasionally could get a number to appear in notepad totally unrelated to the key pressed but normally zero response. Happy to try and fit a new keyboard (if available) but just wondered if I might be missing something. Thanks.

  onthelimit1 11:54 05 Jun 2012

You could try washing the keyboard with distilled water, then leaving it in an airing cupboard. Personally, I'd bite the bullet and stick a new one in!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:37 05 Jun 2012

new keyboard here

but may be cheaper now you have part No. google a10 keyboard

  Commander Straker 12:55 05 Jun 2012

Thanks guys for the quick response and info.. I have purchased a new keyboard so we'll see !

  Matt Bell 10:09 06 Jun 2012

Good choice Commander Straker! I did the same after I spilled my coffee over my keyboard.

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