So tricks that would dry out some other electrical components , did Not work on the keyboards. The real one. Posts 36,295 Specs:2011 13" MBP 2.3ghz, 8gig ram, OS 10.8.5 I sure hope that the Lysol spray wasn't sprayed directly onto the keyboard. On 15 Jun 2015 at 04:56, Phillip S.P. his comment is here
On 04 Oct 2015 at 02:04, jill said: Thank you so much! But the problem is only present at login. MacRumors attracts a broad audience of both consumers and professionals interested in the latest technologies and products. You saved me much time by being concise with directions. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3891120?start=0
This has been puzzling me for ages. This is a major flaw in the design. If you are still having selective key problems, then still a 'crap shoot' - best of luck and keep us up to date (there is an entire thread here devoted to I can buy a PC for £250 that won't have a problem with its keyboard.
On 29 Mar 2015 at 22:37, Ant said: Crazy, but your suggestion works! So the keyboard does seem to be working to some degree; some keys are just very sticky. Not the answer you're looking for? Apple Wireless Keyboard Keys Not Working After Cleaning It is possible to use 99% alcohol, or a tech spray, to replace (push out) the water, then the higher volitle liquids will dry faster, but with a membrane keyboard situation,
Loading... Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic They look like the old ones, but the new ones are very hard to clean. What I will say is.
On 09 Oct 2016 at 23:01, Tim said: Holy crap, you totally rock! Mac Aluminum Keyboard Not Working After Cleaning Thanks a bunch! Was this answer helpful? Reply With Quote 11-13-2015,11:13 PM #15 pm-r View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Oct 16, 2010 Location Brentwood Bay, BC, Canada Posts 4,671 Hmmm…???
Now I have a combination. http://www.mac-forums.com/showthread.php?t=329527 I say try the distilled water. Keyboard Stopped Working After Cleaning On 25 Oct 2015 at 16:47, Marco said: The extension lead trick works. I Cleaned My Keyboard And Now It Doesn't Work I GUESS that the reason comes from some High frequency used for the power supply for USB.
I too had this same problem. http://pgelections.com/t-work/apple-keyboard-control-key-not-working.html if you hit either the Y or the U key, you'll get the same output which is 'YU'. On 21 Apr 2016 at 13:54, Steve said: Just came across this while I searched for an answer. View the answer I have this problem too Subscribed to new answers Is this a good question? Apple Keyboard Keys Not Working After Spill
Look how many people are affected by this! (And this would be the tip of the iceberg!) On 05 Jun 2015 at 22:16, Eryn said: I have the extension and a On 17 Dec 2015 at 01:46, long said: Just updated to 10.11.2 - went pretty smoothly- yesterday. How does Berlin Transport Validation Stamp mark current date and/or expiry date? http://pgelections.com/t-work/apple-keyboard-keys-not-working-after-cleaning.html I wasted so much time mucking around with other suggestions until I saw your post which fixed it immediately.
The fact that some of your keys still work, suggests that not all keys are assigned to a single circuit card or bit of circuitry. Keyboard Doesn T Work After Cleaning But that's of little use when you need all keys to be working. Weird!
I tried zapping the PRAM and a safe boot and neither worked. Just curious, did you dampen a cloth w/ the Lysol cleaner or spray directly onto the keyboard - might help w/ further suggestions, i.e. How do unlimited vacation days work? Clean Apple Keyboard And Now It Doesn't Work If the machines actually worked properly then the price MIGHT be justified.
Removed extension lead, working …. I have been fiddling around trying all sorts, switching USB ports, plugging unplugging etc etc What a very weird phenomenon. Simple, inexpensive fix (I'm using it to type this answer): Logitech $20.00 wireless keyboard with USB key. http://pgelections.com/t-work/apple-wireless-keyboard-keys-not-working-after-cleaning.html I've had the key board problem always after a power failure.
share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply BlueRevolution, Mar 11, 2010 BlueRevolution macrumors 603 Joined: Jul 26, 2004 Location: Montreal, QC #2 Have you allowed Because it forms a good seal between the flat PCB and the membrane there is no air passage, so the water takes a long time to dry. Mac-Forums.com Register New Posts Advertising Contact Us Archive Web Hosting Sitemap Top Hosting and Cloud Web Hosting Talk HostingCon WHIR Hosting Catalog Hottest Hosts Data Centers Data Center Knowledge Data Center On 20 Feb 2015 at 15:09, Valerie said: OMG… thank you so much!
Very thoroughly. Basically, the keyboard sometimes worked when plugged in to my MacBook Pro Retina, but sometimes just totally failed to respond, and the mouse plugged into its extra USB port didn't work So I rebooted and tried to login but couldn't because the keyboard wasn't functioning resulting in me having to get a USB keyboard to sign in. Adding the Apple extension cable probably worked for some people because they left the keyboard unplugged for a few minutes while installing the cable.
I've had several of the aluminum iMac keyboards go bad over the years (never from spilling liquids, just use and humidity) and the only fix is to drive 1 ½ hours If you suspect the water may have had something in it - hope not sugar - then soak the keyboard in distilled water then do the drying stuff again. Reply With Quote 11-06-2015,10:08 PM #8 harryb2448 View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Nov 28, 2007 Location Nambucca Heads Australia Posts 22,630 Specs:Imac 27", 3.3GHz, 512 flash storage, 32GB memory, Any help would seriously be appreciated!
Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. My desktop is a little more cluttered but that's a small price to pay for my sanity. I just plugged it in and it glitched initially a bit, but now it's fully functional. Do you have AppleCare?
I am using an old USB keyboard connected to my 2014 iMac because the computer decided that the Apple keyboard didn't exist.