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Re: T400s won't start after keyboard cleaning

2012-03-13, 10:01 AM
so in windows the power button works?
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Re: T400s won't start after keyboard cleaning

2012-03-13, 17:21 PM
no, it doesn't, but all the other keys are working. so do you suggest to buy a new keyboard? thank you for your help and quick answers.
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Re: T400s won't start after keyboard cleaning

2012-03-13, 22:55 PM
Well you can't fix the keyboard as such, and you can't use the bios trick forever.... so the option is to either get the keyboard or live with your problem.
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Re: T400s won't start after keyboard cleaning

2012-03-14, 0:26 AM
The problem might be the keyboard, but damage to the power circuitry (motherboard) is also possible.

Rich


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Re: T400s won't start after keyboard cleaning

2012-03-14, 6:44 AM

OK, I will buy a new keyboard and let you know what happens. Thanks for support.

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Re: T400s won't start after keyboard cleaning

2012-03-14, 18:17 PM
OK, i changed the keyboard with a new one and everything is back to normal. Thanks for support.
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Re: T400s won't start after keyboard cleaning

2012-03-15, 4:56 AM
Glad it worked.
T61p, T400
formerly x23, x40
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