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#1 Alc ONLINE  

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Posted June 11, 2011 - 07:44 AM

I have a HP Pavillion 6000 laptop and the " L" key works but you have to push it harder then the others . Is there anything I can do or should I just find a service tech to repair it ? Al

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Posted June 11, 2011 - 08:38 AM

There is probably something wedged under the key. (Like a small crumb from a donut or cracker etc) Try turning it off and using a can of keyboard cleaner (its just compressed air) with a small brush to clean every thing out from under the keys. Happens to me all the time. LOL

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Posted June 11, 2011 - 08:39 AM

Pop the letter off and see if there is any foriegn material in there. Blow it out, etc.

If that fails, you will have to change your name from "Alc" to "Ac" :p

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Posted June 11, 2011 - 08:42 AM

I usually just pop/pull the key & get any crud out too. If someone has spilled a soft drink or anything that turns sticky, it may take a damp cloth to get it out.

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Posted June 11, 2011 - 09:33 AM

:smile1:Thanks for all the help , removed the key and had one of those cans of " easy duster " and after getting a crumb and dog hairs out it's working great again, Allllllllllllllllll:smile1:

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Posted June 11, 2011 - 11:24 AM

Caution: Newer laptop keys are more complicated to pull up and reinstall, anyone remember what happened to my E key? same thing, however when I got the key up it broke the "sissor lift" type key workings. I ended up buying and replacing the keyboard in my laptop and spent an extras 3 dollars that was well worth it, a keyboard cover. I like pretzels too much to ruin another keyboard lol. Also, the cat likes the sleep on my keyboard LOL.
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Posted July 07, 2011 - 10:32 PM

I have 5 cats who like to help me when I'm on my laptop. I think I'm keeping the canned compressed air companies in business all by myself.




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