Keyboard Cleaning

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by John Pex, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. John Pex macrumors newbie

    Oct 12, 2015
    Hello guys,

    Recently I bought myself a new macbook pro to replace my old one. One problem that I had on the old one was the the keyboard was actually with stains. Like oil stains that I cannot remove. I have tried many things.
    Do you know how can I remove those? How to properly clean the keyboard?

  2. chscag macrumors 68030


    Feb 17, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Try using a "Magic Eraser" (sold in supermarkets, etc.) Do not use any kind of liquid or abrasive as it will either ruin the keyboard, or in the case of liquid, seep on to the logic board underneath. You can also buy key cap kits on eBay to replace the key caps instead of trying to clean them. Not an easy job though removing and replacing key caps.

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