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Spilled water onto laptop keyboard

I spilled water over my keyboard last night. first the keyboard stopped functioning in that area, and then the entire keyboard didnt work. after that i tried to restart the computer but got to the ctrl-alt-del screen which i couldnt get through since the keyboard didnt work. when i restarted the computer again, the screen said something abt stickykeys. after a few minutes, the screen just stays black on restarting. i tried to dismantle the computer but couldnt open the entire thing up. i'm wondering if it's still worth paying for the repair or if this means it's totally dead and i shd just get a new computer. thanks!

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I swear this works.... put your computer in a 2 gallon ziplock bag (the biggest they make) and put dry rice in the bag. The rice pulls all of the moisture out of your computer. I dried mine out for five days and it still didn't work. Then I tried the rice and it booted up and worked great after a day and a half. It was amazing!

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

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Your main circuit board maybe damaged. this would cost you plenty.

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