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Computer care

Step by step instructions showing you how to clean your own computer keyboard, presented by Crafty Corner

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What you need:

  • Star screwdriver
  • Key board
  • Water and washing brush
  • Damp cloth

Read through all the instructions first before starting to clean your keyboard.

Step 1

Unplug your keyboard, turn it over and remove all the screws with a star screwdriver.

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Step 2

Turn it over and open it up.
TIP:While you are taking it apart, take note how it needs to be put back together again.
Take out the touch pad and clear plastic circuitry.

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Step 3

Once you have removed the big circuit boards, remove the small one that the cord is attached to.

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Step 4

Wash the keyboard under water and scrub with a brush, if necessary.

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Step 5

Wash the bubble-like contact pad under water, too, if necessary.

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Step 6

Using a damp cloth you can wipe down the three layers of circuit, but don't rub too hard or scrub.

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Step 7

Leave all the parts to dry overnight to make extra sure they are dry before putting it all back together again!