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i have got a Toshiba notebook and have just yesterday spilled a little water over on he right side fo it and it has been running odd, since then.  i was not able to use or type with 85% of the keys.  
now i can use all the keys and but when i type certain keys, another alphabet will appear on screen to eg: i key in D and DX appears.
got a message that there is also something wrong with some of the lines in the config.sys.

please hlp me.  what can i do?
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Two possibilies:-

1) You have shorted out your keyboard and it is pemanently damaged.
2) There still is a little water in your keybaord, and this is causing a short.

If the problem is 2) The best way to dry the machine is to turn it off. Then use a hairdryer and blow between the keys to attempt to dry it out.

playing with your system setup will not help.

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Oh yeah, If you cant get into the inside of the keyboard with a hairdryer. Just leave the machine in warm dry place.

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