Cleaning keyboard Satellite A50

I spilled a bit of lemonade on my cursor keys and now down and arrow right key-contacts are stuck. What causes some of the other keys malfunction too. When I press em I hear a soft "beep" that says something like "strikes occupied, is no longer possible." So I need to clean the contacts.

How can I remove the keyboard to clean?


Hi Kelly,

Rather than delete on your keyboard I would suggest that you remove the covered white keys from the keys stuck (with care, they are easy to break) and then spray a very small amount of contact electrical cleaner on them. You can then manipulate the key mechanism to try to free stuck contacts. Once they are free, replace the key top.

Do not feed on your laptop until the cleaner contact is completely evaporated.


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