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Water drop in notebook

I dropt 3 or 4 drops of water were the mouse pad is and i got some static sound and then it stoped,now no sound plays out the speakers and i tryd playing music wail having headphones on and still no sound?did i destroy the motherboard since its all one unit? Window's still works perfectly but no sound whats so ever,any help??

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  • madjoker Nov 19, 2007

    if it is damaged could i buy a sound card,almost like an adaption piece into the notebook,would that work? i really dont want buy a new m/b : ''' (



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i would assume somebody has to open the Laptop and clean the logic board or even replac it. If you want to pay to have somebody do it for you there is a third party Acer Repair Service. However, if you want to do it yourself, the part is available on ebay. Here's an Acer Repair guide. Maybe a tech savy friend can do it for you.

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Since mouse pads are not waterproof and the manufacters have the bad habit to place motherboards under them you propably damaged it....
But you should give a try and take off the pad(pc off)and clean the surfaces topic with a contact cleaner product...if this not work you'll need a new m/b :-(

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