How to Fix a Stuck Laptop Key





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Uploaded on Apr 26, 2010

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Dirt can build up in your keyboard and cause the keys to stick. Dislodge a malfunctioning key by following these simple instructions.

Step 1: Blow compressed air
Blow compressed air around the stuck key.

Make sure the computer is unplugged and turned off.

Step 2: Wash area
Wash the area around the stuck key with a cotton swab dipped in distilled vinegar.

Step 3: Gently scrape around key
Gently scrape around the stuck key with a small screwdriver.

Step 4: Dislodge the key
Dislodge the key by gently prying it up with the screwdriver.

Step 5: Blow compressed air
Blow compressed air under the dislodged key.

Step 6: Wash area under key
Wash the area under the key with a cotton swab dipped in vinegar.

Step 7: Continue typing away
Let the vinegar dry and type away.

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