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how to fix and clean ibook keyboard?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by steelfist, Apr 21, 2006.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    underneeth my ibook is very dirty,and the space key makes a very loud clicking sound if i use my right thumband press the edge. what should i do?
  2. macrumors 68020

    You could use a small, damp cloth to lightly clean the keyboard. Clean each key carefully. Don't make broad, sweeping movements across the board or you're likely to break off a keycap.

    Underneath, you could try compressed air.

    Don't know what to tell you about the space key. Mine squeeks every time I press it with my right thumb. Very annoying. :mad:
  3. macrumors 601


    have a search around the 'net. you should be able to take each key off your keyboard to clean it out. I did when I had my TiBook. just make sure you find some instructions that show exactly how to do it, or you could end up breaking the keys.

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