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How long ago did the spill happen?
Also need to know what model Acer that is.
7741z-5731. about a month ago
Let me look up that model fast
Not to bad of a machine
i love it but am not happy i have to type w onscreen keyboard! yes it was.
oh, its touchscreen?
no...i can only type w the easy access on screen keyboeard
Well, you can right now for the moment plug in a USB keyboard and go that route. The keypad itself obviulsy needs to be replaced. I am trying to find you one halfway reasonable as we speak.
You have a usb keyboard handy?
bleh, ok well you can pick one up today/tommorrow perhaps, will certainly make using it easier for the time being.
Take a look at this keyboard , does it look like yours?
its a 7740 series, so thinking its teh same
actually, that is teh correct one, just verified it
yep it is!
thats not to bad a price, that would be the one I would order.
Give me a sec going to look at somthing
Curious, how old is it?
what if replacing it doesnt work...what would b the next thing to do ?
replacing will work :)
just bought it in october
trying to find some detailed instructins on how to remove and put new one in for you
already know how
its easy actually, takes all of 5 minutes
oh, well in that case :)
you had it out when you dryed machine i take it?
took it apart when it happened lol!
wow, im so dyslexic typing, guess thats what happens at 3 am
ok, so you also had the ribbon off and completely apart from the base?
i disconnected everthing when it happened . yeah lol
thast teh most important area of course.
when you get the new keyboard, remove power from machine, battery as well.
well you have been a great help. thanks!
take some rubbing alcohol, even better fingernail polish remover, and with a cotton swab gently clean the harness contacts to remove any trace of the coffee that may have gotten in there.
ok will do
get canned air and spray the heck out of it as soon as ya get done.
hold the laptop parralell to you so your not dumping the freezey crap on the motherboard
we want to essentially break up the coffe buildup and the air will blow it off and from in between contacts.
Thats really all there is to it.
you musta have been freaking when ya did that, hah
im guessing you tiltled the machine upside down as soon as it happened?
yanked power and battery
yes! the dog & cat got into a fight & bumped me & the coffee...
oh yes...first thing i did!
i flipped out!
thats saved your laptop also, good stuff
so, go pick up a cheapy usb keyboard, order the replacement
needless to say...liquids arent allowed in the same room anymore!
btw, thats the only place i could find that sells them
to new to be any even on ebay
i bookmarked it already THANKS!
i hear ya, i get very miffed if anyone sets a glass arounf my stuff
Ok, well, any other questions? Or have I addressed all your concerns?
well i am off to order the part thanks 4 ur help
yes u have!
Cool, please hit accept, and add to my way of someday paying off that Morgage that obama is making worse ;)
If you do have any issues btw
when you put kb in, you can come back to this post
and it wont cost ya anything
NOPE! will do! * laugh*
good enough :)
have a good morning!
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