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Old April 23, 2010, 12:34 PM
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whats the best way. i usually spray it with air then take a q-tip and clean each key but theres got to be a better way
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Old April 23, 2010, 12:57 PM
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I kinda wanna try cyber clean heh heh

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Old April 23, 2010, 01:39 PM
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About 6 months ago, I popped off all the keys on my saitek gamer keyboard and tried to rinse them off under the kitchen sink in a coriander, and then manually wipe off/dry each key. It was a painstaking effort, but worked out pretty well. For the keyboard itself, when the keys popped off I just did compressed air and wiping with a cloth.

I have heard people say they put their keyboard in the top rack of their dishwasher and let it air dry for a couple days.
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About 6 months ago, I popped off all the keys on my saitek gamer keyboard and tried to rinse them off under the kitchen sink in a coriander
I think you mean a colander. Coriander is an herb.
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Old April 23, 2010, 02:16 PM
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You're right, my bad. Thanks for the correction :)
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Old April 23, 2010, 02:18 PM
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Help with cleaning my keyboard

I popped each key off then got a paper towel and wiped it as best as I could. Also got a toothbrush and brushed each key for a couple seconds.
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Old April 23, 2010, 03:36 PM
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1 can compressed air
1 can MicroCare (isopropyhl alcohol in a compressed can - regular rubbing alcohol will work too)
1 rag
1 short bristled cleaning bush

Directions:

Unplug keyboard
Blow out loose crud with air
douse rag with Microcare
rub vigorously, use it with the brush to get into hard to reach places
repeat until clean

allow alcohol to evaporate before use.
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Old April 23, 2010, 04:26 PM
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Any ideas on cleaning a laptop keyboard? There's enough dog hair here to make a scarf. :D
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Old April 23, 2010, 04:50 PM
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for a laptop keyboard, doing the same thing as Dr BenD over suggested would work well.
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Old April 23, 2010, 05:50 PM
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As it's a laptop, I'd look into how to seperate the KB from the rest of it, They usually come off easily if you know how.
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