my coworker spilled coffee on my mbp and now one key stopped working.

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  1. urbnkitten

    urbnkitten New Member

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    so coffee got spilled on my mbp and all the keys still work except for the one located between C and B. I took it off and cleaned out under it and tried using a blow drier to dry it out, but it still won't work. Are there any other solutions besides making him buy me a new one??
     
  2. Deepsix

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    first thing you do when liquid touches electronics is turn it off. let it dry for 24+ hours. you could also take it apart and clean it with 99% isopropynol
     
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    turning it off isn't/wasn't a possibility because of deadlines that i hae to make. do i hae to take the whole keyboard off and clean it? could the coffee seeped through to the other side?
     
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    yeah probably. and turning it off should have been an option because it could have fucked with the whole computer.

    a friend spilled beer on my macbook and i just turn it off, took it apart, dumped the isopropynol on it and waited a couple hours. it worked fine after that.
     
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    yeah well, if it had fucked it up i would get a whole new computer and be like :bigthumb:. sucks that its just one key that went bad...
     
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    that sucks hardcore balls, i would be pissed even if it was only one key
     
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    is it a good key? like, i could deal with the z key being fucked up, but i couldn't handle s or one of the other good keys.
     
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    :rofl: Sorry :rofl:
     
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    i didn't even notice the missing letter. :hsugh:
     

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