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In June 2017 Apple updated its 13" MacBook Air with a newer Broadwell Intel Core i5 processor, resulting in slightly increased performance and battery life.

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How can I clean my keyboard?

I accidentally spilled some tea over my MacBook Air, the computer itself works but the keyboard feels sticky when I press it down.

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Wait! You don’t want to use hand sanitizer because that will get stuck under the keys & will attract dirt/grime!

Instead, get a toothbrush and >90% Isopropyl Alcohol, dip the brush in the alcohol and scrub the keys gently to remove the dirt/grime. Wipe with a microfiber cloth when done.

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Oh that makes sense, but how would I be able to clean the "underside" of the keys? I don't want to remove them because I heard that the "butterfly" mechanism is fragile and can easily be broken. Oh and where can I buy Isopropyl Alcohol from?

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You can buy Isopropyl Alcohol at stores like Walmart or Walgreens. Just ask at the counter. The brush should help with that, try to gently slide the bristles under the keycaps when brushing. Also, these MacBookAir models are pre-butterfly so you do not need to worry about the butterfly mech.

https://www.walgreens.com/store/c/walgre...

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Thank you so much!!! I'll fix it.

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You're very welcome! Let me know if it fixes your problem.

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Use some alcohol, it usually works good for me.

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Ah ok, but could I use regular hand sanitizer?

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that might work, i have never tried it before.

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