[ltp] Coffee in X61

Simon Royal linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 7 Feb 2011 10:48:12 +0000


I spilt coke in a Mac keyboard once. I put it in a sink full of water,
washed it through with washing up liquid and then hung it on the
washing line to dry.


On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 10:10 AM, Hendrik-Jan Heins <hjheins@gmail.com> wrot=
> Dear list,
> Yesterday I made the stupid mistake of sneezing while holding a cup of
> coffee over my laptop (IBM x61s)while sneezing (actually tI held a
> saucer, the cup was on it...).
> The result was quite predictable: I threw coffee all over and in my lapto=
> I immediately switched it off, and put it up side down.
> Took as much coffee out as I could, and in the end opened it up
> completely for cleaning.
> After this, indeed it was working again (phew).
> But... the keyboard is now acting quirky. I think there is still water
> between the plastic foil layers somewhere (I rinsed it under the tap
> as there was so much coffee in there).
> Does anyone know of a way to completely clean and dry the keyboard?
> thank you.
> Hendrik-Jan
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