Fixing my Laptop (Step 2 of 2)

Dan Computers

My replacement laptop keyboard arrived in the mail today.  It took less than five minutes to replace the broken keyboard on my laptop, and now I’m back up and running as if there was never a coffee spill.  Even better, this keyboard is new so it has an Escape key that isn’t missing, and the letters haven’t been worn off as they had been on my old one!  I still have no idea where the two extra screws go, though….

Fixing my Laptop (Step 1 of 2)

Dan Computers

As many of you probably know, earlier this past week I spilled coffee on my laptop, and the keyboard is basically hosed.  Also, the right-click didn’t work on the touchpad.  The “Q” key would be intermittently stuck – occasionally forcing qqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqq on whatever I was typing – and the “fix” usually involved smacking the keyboard near the “Q” key, to make it stop.  But today it decided to go nonstop.  Urgh.  So I disassembled my laptop, and disconnected the keyboard …