laptop keyboard acting funky

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  1. origin unknown

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    my Inspiron 1520 laptop got a little bit of water on it. Not even a spill like it was sprayed onto it, and the computer turns on everything fine but when I type some keys they do wierd shit like type 4 other letters. Like if I typed i it would type iuoouo or some shit. I am currently letting it airdry. I took it apart and made sure all the water was gone but still not much luck in getting some keys to stop acting ghey. If I replace the keyboard you think it will be fixed?
     
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    iuo are keys close together, hence they are 'shorting'.
     
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    How long has it been since it was wet? Water can sometimes take a while to evaporate... there could be small bits of water still in there you missed.
     
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    abeghijklmnopqrstuvwyz

    WORKSbutSPAEbarANsomeLETTERSnotWorking....noMOREshorts
     
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    GooeyGus I has Laz0rz.

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    now more keys dont work i think connector is bad
     
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    Considering nothing else is damaged, you can pickup a new keyboard from Ebay for about $25-$30.
     
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    ordered one, hope it works, typing via onscreen kb sux
     

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