Cleaning a Laptop Keyboard?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by wallflower, Nov 9, 2005.

  1. wallflower macrumors newbie

    Nov 5, 2005
    I have a PowerBook G4 15".

    Lately some of the keys seem to not be responding as well. I haven't spilled anything on it, but nonetheless, I would like to try to clean it.

    Before I take to prying off the keys, I was wondering if that's how I should go about it... I read something about a keyboard release tab or something, but I couldn't find one.

    Also, if there are any cleaning products anyone can recommend I would appreciate it.

  2. CTSxViper macrumors regular

    Mar 8, 2005
    Hanover PA
    I personally on my IBook just turn it over and use compressed air to blow it out, and dirt or dust. Unless you have spilled something even slightly into the keyboard, that should work fine..
  3. YS2003 macrumors 68020


    Dec 24, 2004
    Finally I have arrived.....
    I recommend iSkin. I use them all of my Macs (4 of them) and if iSkin starts collecting dusts, I will just wash it at the sink and dry with the papertowel. Even my 4 year old Ti PB's keyboard is in the mint condition.
  4. ITASOR macrumors 601


    Mar 20, 2005
    Oneida, NY
  5. wallflower thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 5, 2005
    i just went to ebay and bought an iskin.

    thank you everyone for your help.

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