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So I spilled a cup of coffee all over my keyboard... <_<

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2 years ago#1
So yeah, I unplugged the keyboard from my PC and starting drying it with a towel and some moist Q-tips since I don't have any rice because I used it all for cooking chicken soup and pasta last night so now I don't really have many other options left. I have a hairdryer but I don't know if it turns on because I've never used it before since it's my aunt's. I hope my keyboard still works. What else do you guys recommend?
2 years ago#2
Coffee isn't sticky, so you might be all right.

However, when this happens to me, I usually unplug it and take it to the sink immediately and wash it out.

Then sit it keys facing down on top of a large fan for a few days and let it dry.
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2 years ago#3
Wash it off an put that bad boy in a big tub of rice.
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2 years ago#4
Put it in rice.
2 years ago#5
stick it in a freezer bag of flour
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2 years ago#6
Ya you should be fine, i spill far to much on keyboard..
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2 years ago#7
why is everyone spilling stuff on there computer peripherals?
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2 years ago#8
donbrifway posted...
why is everyone spilling stuff on there computer peripherals?


This, or someone's trolling....
2 years ago#9
Personally I would unplug. Pop off the the keycaps, take it apart. Clean the keycaps, case and anything else I can clean (chassis plate) etc. Then leave it out to dry for at least 24 hours. Put it back together and hope it works.
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2 years ago#10
If you don't take it apart and clean it, it's gonna smell really gross in a couple days.
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