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Stiff blue switches after spilling Nestea on it

crystal6tak
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Hello all!

 

I recently did a dumb and spilled Nestea over my CM Quickfire XT blue switch keyboard. Luckily it only got to the windows and ctrl key. 

 

I removed the keykaps and dried the keys with napkins the best I could, then put alcohol all over it, injecting some into the key switch as well. Then dried the alochol with air blower. I let the keyboard sit out for a day to fully dry.

 

The CTRL key is fine, but the windows key has a very stiff click, and tends to stay slightly lowered after a click (it doesn't bounce all the way back up). Any idea how to remedy this?

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Press the key a couple hundred times and see if it gets better (not a joke).

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i dont now if you can with theis keyboard but you might be able to change the physical switch

 

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Try taking the keyboard apart and cleaning each switch individually

75% of what I say is sarcastic

 

So is the rest probably

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This might sound dumb but you should try breathing with warm, moist air on your switches. It worked for me lol.

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