how to clean a keyboard...

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  1. alverino03

    alverino03 Active Member

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    kinda of a stupid question, but what do you guys do to clean your keyboards (if you do)? my keys are becoming really sticky and it is starting to annoy me that my fingers stick to the keys and make it harder for me to type.
     
  2. Kabuko

    Kabuko Guest

    You can actually take off the keys and wash them with soapy water if you want.
     
  3. Jay

    Jay My shit don't stink

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    you can also go the hard way and use q-tips and alcohol
     
  4. kcarlson78

    kcarlson78 Meanwhile, Jesus continued to shake his head in ex

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    or you could cough up $25 and just buy a new one..
     
  5. Aimless

    Aimless Resident drunkey

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    Take all the keys out, throw it in the shower, let it dry for a day.
     
  6. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    I think I'll do that next summer when I go away (so it has lots of time to dry)... Mine is full of crumbs and cat hair and dust...
     
  7. Rob

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    My winter break project:

    I had a simple Dell quiet key keyboard. I wouldn't trade it for anything (except when I get my free wireless one). The keys were getting a little dirty.

    I took all the screws out, take the screws out of the metal part on the inside, take the circuit part out, take the rubber part out. Now collect all the plastic pieces and threw them aside. next i popped out all of the keys and soaked them in lysol+water. then i took the other plastic parts and soaked them in the sink. let everything dry out, and threw them all back together and it worked.

    Cleanest keyboard EVAR!
     
  8. black jesus

    black jesus OT Supporter

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    Alienware keyboard. The best keyboard I have ever owned, and only $15.:naughty:
     
  9. Rob

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    Mine's still cleaner.
     

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