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Keys are sticking on my Acer Aspire notebook

\015 My youngest son was eating olives while sitting on the floor using my laptop. Our dog ran past him quickly and knocked the jar over on the laptop. I immediately shut it down, took the battery out, and turned it upside down to shake it out. I didn't touch it the rest of the evening. The next day when I turned it on, it came on fine, but the keys are sticking and some don't work at all. I don't have alot of money and cannot replace it or go to a tech. Is there someway I can remove the keys myself, try to clean it, and with what product can I use?Any suggestions would greatly be appreciated\015

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I would look for some kind of electrical switch cleaner that you can spray in there and not remove the keys...I was also thinking of powered grahpite to just dust in there and blow it out with a can of compressed air. but as far as removing the keys...
I think that would be one of the most difficult things to do. Can it be done-yes. Would I- no I would replace the entire keyboard to replace (if you did it) would cost $16-$32 depending on which Aspire it was. they are really easy to pop off and replace. There is a shroud around the switches at the top it prys rigth of f and the hinge covers are all one piece. then you usually have three or four small screws and your almost finished. The k board is connect with a ribbon cable to the mother board, just gently unplug it - get the new kboard pug it back where you just removed it and put the screws back in and pop the plastic cover on and viola...!
I hope this give you some directions to go.
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It is very difficult to clean because there are tiny rubber contacts under each key and removing each key to try and clean with solvents is not 100% effective.
\015\012You can use a standard keyboard and plug it into the PS2 port or a USB keyboard and plug it into the USB port.
\015\012You can purchase replacement keyboards - check the Internet, several companies sell them. I purchased one for approx. $60 from Yall Store. - www.yallstore.com
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