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Spilled soda on it!! No picture!

I spilled about a teaspoon of soda on my laptop on the edge of it and it leaked in throught the vent on the side and got on my motherboard and under my wireless card and my modem card/thingy. I opened it up and let it dry out and this fixed the problem of my computer not turning on... but it works fine now-- just no picture on my screen... when I hook up a monitor to it it works great, not slow or anything, just no picture on my screen on the laptop! I don't know what to do now or what might be wrong with it... it's a Inspiron E1705

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  • mcquays Feb 06, 2009

    Is there any way to fix the wiring? Is it an expensive fix... I know soda can be used to clean rust off of stuff and clean toilet stains...I was very scared when I spilled it... and it was Diet Dr. Pepper... potent soda! Lesson complete care warranty just expired in October... ugh!

  • mcquays May 23, 2009

    I finally got it fixed about a month ago-- it was the video card! That's it! Lucky for me there is a video card built into the mother board! Cost me all of $25!! But I have to admit My picture is a bit lower quality- the guy said I wouldn't even notice the difference... but you can...Thanks for the advice!


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I think you just damaged the wiring, soda is like some kind like a acid. which can do so

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

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    Roshan Vithanage Feb 06, 2009

    repairing the wiring is not that big deal..but if you may have damaged the motherboard then the thing is goin to be little expensive.


    Please vote me for the help

    thank you

  • Roshan Vithanage
    Roshan Vithanage Feb 06, 2009

    repairing the wiring is not that big deal..but if you may have damaged the motherboard then the thing is goin to be little expensive.


    Please vote me for the help

    thank you


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