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I split milk over my keyboard. :(

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So, was just chillin'. Eating my awesome enchilada's that I made with a glass of milk because they were a tad too spicy. Whoops! Milk goes down straight onto keyboard.

Now, I tore it apart.
Cleaned up what seemed to be all of the visual milk.
Cleaned the keyboard once over.
Plugged it in, lights go on (RED Back-lit lights on keys)
...aaaaaaand.
It's boned. When I would press "L" the symbols "P", "L", ".", "O", "[" and a few others. There was no stick between the keys too. Keyboard is toast I think.

So there, there's my story. I know, I know. I should have drinks next to the computer.... It's my computer, I do what I want
post #2 of 47
Why not try to let the keyboard dry and give it a try?
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At least you didn't cry... did you?
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lol i think its busted get a mech keyboard for the next one
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post #5 of 47
How do you split milk? Is that like splitting atoms?

You probably should have waited a full 24 hours before trying to run it again. If there is ever a large amount of liquid that gets on electronics, it's always best to allow time for it to dry up.
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post #6 of 47
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At least you didn't cry... did you?
post #7 of 47
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Originally Posted by marcz123 View Post
Why not try to let the keyboard dry and give it a try?
Yeah, I'm gonna let it dry over night. Hang it.... somewhere or put it face down on a towel, I think the latter is better.

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Originally Posted by Maxxa View Post
At least you didn't cry... did you?
lol, I made a silly crying spilled milk joke to one of my friends after I told them what happened. They didn't get it.

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Originally Posted by runeazn View Post
lol i think its busted get a mech keyboard for the next one
Eh, I think mech-keyboards are over rated. I'll just stick to the normal keyboard for now. My wallet thanks me. I'm thinking about keeping my spare one and picking up a Logitech G13 for gaming.
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Eh, I think mech-keyboards are over rated. I'll just stick to the normal keyboard for now. My wallet thanks me. I'm thinking about keeping my spare one and picking up a Logitech G13 for gaming.
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post #9 of 47
I spilled Coke (cola) all over my keyboard 2 days ago. It is a version 1 G15, so I pull it apart by undoing the 1 million screws to find out that none actually got inside the keyboard just in the key tray and under the whole board itself. I was happy until I broke the connection to the LCD and now the blue LED flickers... I should have just left it alone.
I'm thinking of getting a bluetooth keypad though, I like my PS3 keypad but it's lacking a few standard buttons like ctrl and alt.
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post #10 of 47
If you've spilled milk into it, wash it out. Letting milk dry into your keyboard is the last thing you want to do.
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