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Water damage What can I do if I spilled water on my laptop?

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  • t-tal Jan 05, 2009

    i spilled an entire glass of water on my brand new macbook while it was on. I immediately got as much of the water off as I could with paper towels and then blow dried it (on the cold setting). Now it only turns on when its plugged in and then falls alseep when i am clearly using it. What should I do?



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First off remove the battery and , put it in a warm and dry place for a few days. If that doesn't help open the Macbook and clean and dry it out as much as you can. Here's a guide on how to disassemble a Macbook. Maybe a tech savy friend can do it for you. If you want to pay to have a service do it for you there are third party Macbook Repair Services.

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Hey there Barbie,

I found a very helpful solution to this problem here:
(In general, this solution explains how to dry your laptop for a few days.)

I hope it helps you!

Posted on Dec 19, 2007

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Unplug it, take the battery out and turn it on its side, like an open book and resist touching it for 2 days. If it happens to come up after, get a latex keyboard condom and count your blessings, if not, hit me back.

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