Most people buy their computers in packaged deals that
include a keyboard. However, if your keyboard breaks, it is easy to
purchase a new one. Many people have an unused, but still functioning
keyboard in their homes from a prior computer purchase. Ask friends and
family and you can probably find a free one.
source of thrift is Craig's list or a garage sale. You may find one at a
thrift store also.
If you should spill water on your computer, you may be able to
save it. Immediately turn off the power to your computer. Then turn
the keyboard upside down. Wait 24 hours, and if the keyboard is thoroughly
dry, turn the computer back on and see if it works. If not, you can wait a
few more days and try one more time. If that doesn't work, you will have
to replace it.
If your keyboard on your laptop quits working, take you laptop
to a computer shop. They should be able to take the old one out and
install a new one. Be sure and ask them if they have any discounted used
some more frugal tips to save money on
- Keep your keyboard keys clean
with rubbing alcohol. Put it on the cloth, not the keys, and wipe them
clean. Computers, like phones, pick up lots of germs.
- Save old keyboards, and use
them with other computers that you buy in components.
- Find used and new keyboards on
- Keep a spare keyboard in your
home in case one gets liquid on it and you need to dry it out.