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Computer dead hallo, My Dell 9400 "get some water" , and it don't start , when I push the power button i heard some noise from HDD just like when triyng to start only for 5 seconds the power led is lit and after then it stops.All the oder parts don't start (display,video,coolers etc dead ) I think is some hardware components defect , try to remove one by one hardware parts but does happend nothing . Please help . Thanks in advance , sorry for my writting errors .

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You need to let the system dry completely with no power or battery attached for a few days. If this doesn't work your laptop is pretty much gone from the water damage.

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