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Nothing happens when I press the power button except the light

As I said before I spilled some liquid on the keyboard and I let it dried for a few days. The problem still exists: when I press the power button, nothing happens except the light on the monitor screen (the "night light") is on. Now I figure that there's something happen in my laptop coz it's warmed; but the whole thing doesn't really seem to be turned on.

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Regardless if you don'r feel comfortable taking the comouter apart it needs to be taken apart and looked at. Depending on what got spilled inside the sooner the better. If it was a soda of some kind it could be bad.I would take out the battery and not try it again.

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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