Windows 10: Cleaned laptop keyboard with rubbing alcohol

  1. Posts : 14
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       23 Feb 2016 #1

    Cleaned laptop keyboard with rubbing alcohol

    I just cleaned my laptop keyboard with alcohol and now when I push the left arrow key the letter p comes up and when I push the right arrow key 0 comes up and when i press p it moves the letter comes up but it moves the cursor in front of the letter, when I press delete I get =.

    Does anyone know what the problem could be and how to fix this.

    Any help is appreciated.
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  2. Clintlgm's Avatar
    Posts : 829
    Win 10 pro Upgraded from 8.1
       23 Feb 2016 #2

    Well try a different keyboard, sound like you might have screw this one up. Alcohol evaporates fairly quickly. If you turned on your notebook while all was wet you could have done fatal damages to your keyboard
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  3. lopedoggie's Avatar
    Posts : 448
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit v1803 build 17133.73
       23 Feb 2016 #3

    The higher strength rubbing alcohol 90% or greater will dissolve plastics and some micro solder joints. From experience. Canned air and screen wipes only on this keyboard.
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  4.    23 Feb 2016 #4

    You COULD take the first step of hanging it up (in the breeze of a fan even) to dry, hope for the best, and try it again in the morning. If no dice then, might have to go get a new keyboard.
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