I accidentally spilled a little soda on my Dell Studio XPS 1640 laptop. The keyboard still works but some keys are sticky. I would like to replace the keyboard myself but it looks like this model is different than any other laptop I worked on. Can you help me to replace the keyboard? You are [...]
I have a problem with my Toshiba Satellite A215 laptop. The screen goes blank intermittently. I know this is not related to settings because the screen goes blank even when I’m working on the laptop or watching a movie. Do you know what is wrong and how I can fix this problem with my laptop? [...]
I spilled a VERY small amount of liquid on my husband’s Dell laptop and now certain keys stopped working (Z X C V M , . / Shift Enter). I’m freaking out that I’ve broken his computer…how can this be fixed. We contacted Dell and we’re past the warranty by one week (figures)…any suggestions to [...]
Another touchpad problem here – I stupidly spilled a drink over the touchpad and keyboard on my Toshiba Satellite A60 a few days ago, and since then the touchpad isn’t responding. I switched the computer off straight away after the spill, and opened it up to check it was dry inside and that there was [...]
My laptop keyboard was shocked by static electricity. Since then the keys I type are not the characters being displayed.
Do you think that a laptop cannot be easily damaged by static electricity? Think again! I received this interesting comment from one of the readers and decided to republish it. Here it is. I just wanted to relay my current experience; maybe it’ll help someone else. I was using my laptop (Compaq Presario 2000) on [...]
My laptop has green pixels where black pixels should be, so in other words when the Windows XP splash screen comes up during bootup the screen is completely green except for the logo of course. Every “true black” pixel is green colored and the problem is there when Windows is running too. I can see [...]
Hi my name is Sam and was wondering if you could help me, I recently (last Friday) dropped a cordial drink on my keyboard which then soaked through. It will not power up but the DVD driver and fan will start under DVD mode (button on top near power button). Please could you give me [...]