OT: fixing a broken key

Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Sat Jan 5 12:11:09 PST 2008

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Gerard wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Jan 2008 13:49:20 -0500 "Aryeh Friedman"
> <aryeh.friedman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> After cleaning my keyboard by removing the keys and using a damp
>> paper towel to clean the keys and the area between contacts
>> (there is a barrier between the area under the keys and the
>> contact so it is very unlikely the contacts got wet) my r key now
>> registers as being constantly pressed.... any ideas on how to
>> correct this?
> I have spilled coffee on many keyboards myself. Quite frankly,
> unless you have an expensive keyboard, why not just replace it? You
> can get a generic KB for less than $10. Even if you have an
> expensive one, it might well still be under warranty, in which case
> I would simply return it for a replacement. IMHO, the time and
> effort, not to mention the mental anguish spent on this venture is
> not time well spent.

1. Already replaced it
2. Even though it is inexpensive it is by far the most comfortable
keyboard I have ever owned (and the replacement is designed for
someone with toothpicks for fingers I think)

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Aryeh M. Friedman
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