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I spilt liquid down the keyboard on the laptop, i have turned it up side down and also gone over the keys with a hairdryer on a cool setting.can you give me a estimate on how much the repair would cost? if my steps dont fix the laptop

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It shoullllddddd....... but if it got to the motherboard, then you know what you need... a note to hairdryer to keyboard/laptop, it WILL melt the keys if you leave it on too long, but if you end up needing to replace the melted keys, a good link is laptop keys replacement, if you need motherboard.. ebay it.

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