Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad R52 Notebook ?
Liquid spill on keyboard clean how to...will clean water blow out dry work ? cleaning without dis-assembly possible ?
Rubbing alcohol or hand sanitizer the alcohol dries fast and it wont hurt anything.. just take a towel and wipe it off.. i rub the sanitizer in my hand so its not running in globs and then rub the keyboard but if you use rubbing alcohol then just use a rag er something.. if its taking to long to air dry towel dry..\015\012\015\012Thanks\015\012Kevin
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