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I got my power button stuck due to super glue

I accidentally spilled a power glue on my macbook pro's power button. Now it got stuck and I can't push it. What should I do ? Thanks

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As a tech I don't get this often. To try to fix I would use a sharp pointed scalpel and try to cut the superglue. That failing you may have to replace the topcase as the power on button cannot be accessed from the bottom.

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any chance of using Acetone on a cotton swab? I know that soapy water, as well as mineral oil is used to remove surgical super glue as well, but not sure how the button is situated.

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All liquids should be avoided because the keyboards are not sealed and anything that gets on the keys drips down on the circuit board.

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James, this is correct bus using acetone isnt very dangerous as long as you dont pour it all over the keyboard. Acetone is very volatile so it evaporates quickly and is very flammable like IPA. So it isnt very dangerous unless you pour like the entire bottle on the keyboard when its on.

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Take it to a tech. This will require some professional service.

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