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I have spilled coke/coffee/etc. within my keyboard, can I fix it?
Explanation: You have spilled liquid onto or into the keyboard.
Diagnosis: It is actually possible in most cases to get a keyboard to which this has happened working again.
Recommendation: Immediately turn off the PC and disconnect the keyboard. Then:
Warning: This procedure is
not foolproof and can cause the keyboard to be destroyed; of course not doing it will in
many cases mean the keyboard is destroyed anyway. If the spill was just water, and you
don't want to do the alcohol step, you may be able to just wait for the water to
evaporate. This can take a signficant amount of time.