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Just managed to fix my keyboard after I spilled about a mouthful of coffee on it accidentally. At first the keyboard worked fine, but then after a couple of seconds the keys got mixed up (pressing Tab results in Esc action etc.) and then after a few more seconds it stopped working altogether.
Tried placing it in the oven on the lowest possible heat to evaporate the coffee, but that did nothing. So I opened up the entire thing, up to the little membranes with the circuitry for the different button presses, and saw that there was coffee in between them. Opened it up carefully, dried it, reassembled it and Voila!
^^^ Nice!, now why don't take your new trainers, and use them to run along, you dirty Spambot...
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Matewis: Just managed to fix my keyboard after I spilled about a mouthful of coffee on it accidentally. At first the keyboard worked fine, but then after a couple of seconds the keys got mixed up (pressing Tab results in Esc action etc.) and then after a few more seconds it stopped working altogether.
Tried placing it in the oven on the lowest possible heat to evaporate the coffee, but that did nothing. So I opened up the entire thing, up to the little membranes with the circuitry for the different button presses, and saw that there was coffee in between them. Opened it up carefully, dried it, reassembled it and Voila!
What dedication(and TBH i'm pleasantly surprised that oven bit didn't mess it up even more)....I used to do so back when I had a desktop/tower PC and know how much work it can be to even clean them.
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GameRager: ... TBH i'm pleasantly surprised that oven bit didn't mess it up even more...
Yes I was very wary of that, which is why I kept the oven door open in addition to the low heat. Not that it helped in any case
My wife.
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Matewis: Yes I was very wary of that, which is why I kept the oven door open in addition to the low heat. Not that it helped in any case
Eh, it might've helped dry it a bit. :)

That said, some advice for the future(if needed):

1. Try to mitigate/prevent too much liquid/etc from spilling on it if possible.
2. Use paper towels/etc to soak up as much as possible, then(if just liquid that isn't sticky/etc) use a hair dryer on low to dry it a bit more.
3. Then open it up and use more paper towels to get the bigger left over puddles and also smaller implements(I used q tips myself a few times) to get the rest.