How to Fix a Stuck Laptop Key
Dirt can build up in your keyboard and cause the keys to stick. Dislodge a malfunctioning key by following these simple instructions.
You will need
- Compressed air
- Cotton swab
- Distilled vinegar
- Small screwdriver
Step 1 Blow compressed air Blow compressed air around the stuck key.
Make sure the computer is unplugged and turned off.
Step 2 Wash area Wash the area around the stuck key with a cotton swab dipped in distilled vinegar.
Step 3 Gently scrape around key Gently scrape around the stuck key with a small screwdriver.
Step 4 Dislodge the key Dislodge the key by gently prying it up with the screwdriver.
Step 5 Blow compressed air Blow compressed air under the dislodged key.
Step 6 Wash area under key Wash the area under the key with a cotton swab dipped in vinegar.
Step 7 Continue typing away Let the vinegar dry and type away.
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