Nimble fingers, sticky keys.

Unfortunately I might have to put a brief pause on the blog posts for the time being, as my ailing computer keyboard is making typing almost impossible.  Please be patient as I either repair or replace the keyboard.  It may only take a few days, but it could be much longer.  I’ll resume blogging at my regular pace (or better!) as soon as I manage this hardware issue.

2 thoughts on “Nimble fingers, sticky keys.

  1. Alex Pline

    Pop the keys off (take a picture of the keyboard first or you’ll never get them back in the right place!), clean out the schmutz, wash it off and dry well/gently using a hair dryer and voila, you’ll be back in business. Unless of course it is really broken…

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  2. AmericanDirt Post author

    Hi Alex. Alas, if only it were that simple. It’s five keys in particular–all contiguous–that pose the problem. And, upon further research, this is a common occurrence for owners of MacBook Pros. I took it for a diagnostic tonight and the hard drive is apparently close to failure. I’ll try to eke out an article or two before I get it replaced, but if there’s a long gap between posts, you now know the reason.

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