A colleague has been having problems with his keyboard. The letters L and K kept getting missing and he had to bang on those keys quite hard to get them to show up on the screen. This morning he poured half a cup of coffee on it. (It was an accident lah...) The rest went to the floor.
I was waiting for my PC to come awake when I noticed a few spots of brownish liquid on my desk and smelt the nice aroma of (Capucino? Nescafe? Old Town? ...whatever..) and I peeked over the cubicle wall and asked, "Have you been stirring your coffee?"
He said' "Yes. But no chance to drink it."
"Not too vigorously, OK? Just use tea-spoon provided, not an oar."
He had the presence of mind to unplug the keyboard and blew it dry with an airgun. (If at home, use your vacuum cleaner. Plug the tube to the blow outlet).
And presto! His keyboard now works fine. No more banging on the L and K keys!!! Evidently all it needs is a shot of caffeine to get it going....
His workmate who shares the cubicle with him has the same problem with his keyboard. (Brand name withheld to prevent any unwelcomed lawsuits against this blogger)
I said, "Now you know the solution?"