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  1. RE: Sticky keys?? HELP! by Brian Schmalz <brian.s@xxxxxxxx>

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RE: Sticky keys?? HELP! by Brian Schmalz <brian.s@xxxxxxxx>


From: Brian Schmalz <brian.s@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: Sticky keys?? HELP!
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2000 17:09:54 -0500
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Moy,
	I seem to have cleared up the problem by disassembling the whole
keyboard, running the different pieces (keys, rubber membrane, circuit
board) through the dish basin and really washing them well with soap and
water. This may work for you.

*Brian

> -----Original Message-----
> From: MOY, WILLIAM [mailto:BMOY@xxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2000 4:47 PM
> To: poqetpc@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: Sticky keys?? HELP!
> 
> 
> I also would be very interested in a solution to this 
> problem, although mine
> only sticks with the grey asterisk key.  It usually results 
> in 3 through 8
> astericks before it stops by itself.
> 
> An interesting thing thing though, is that from dropping my 
> Poqet (gasp!) I
> think it may have losened my keyboard tray from its glued outer case.
> Sometimes I have to press the keyboard down (usually at the 
> right function
> key label side) in order to get some of my keys on the right 
> to function.
> 
> Brian, just in case there is no solution, if your display 
> works, don't throw
> it away, I would be interested in trying to switch mine since 
> some of my
> pixels are not turning on. (vertical lines on the screen.)
> 
> Also, another problem that I am having is getting a few of my 
> 2mb SRAM cards
> to work.  I thought they were pretty much indescructable 
> because of PCMICA
> survival stories from horrendous mishaps (washed with the 
> laundry, etc.)  I
> left the non-working ones alone for a while because I pretty 
> much stick to
> using only the two that are in my Poqet at all times, but 
> carried the spares
> in a carrying bag unprotected with the dust/dirt that usually 
> accumulates in
> a bag or briefcase.  Yes, I tried a new battery.  Has anyone have any
> suggestions on how to revive/clean an SRAM card the right 
> way?  Or, is there
> a way of telling if an SRAM card is truly dead?
> 
> Thanks much for anyone's help.   -Bill
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Schmalz [mailto:brian.s@xxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2000 4:40 PM
> To: poqetpc@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Sticky keys?? HELP!
> 
> 
> Does anyone have a Poqet PC where keys will auto-repeat on 
> their own?????
> 
> Mine is almost unusable now because whatever was the last key 
> pressed starts
> auto repeating until I press another key.
> 
> Any ideas on how to fix this? Software? Hardware? Sacrifice 
> to the Fujitsu
> Gods?
> 
> *Brian Schmalz
> 



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