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I spilled water on my laptop

Five days ago i was drinking water at my laptop which is Toshiba portege 7010CT and i spilled it out all over my laptop while it was on.immediately i turn off ,cleaned with a piece of cloth and put it up side-down.
Now it is five days ,it is not working
when i plug the socket the battery light and the computer light is on,but the computer is not starting and the plug light is off
i have never assemble or reassemble a laptop,but i do not have a problem with the desktop.
therefore ,would you please help me what i should do?
if i have to open and clean it thoroughly ,would you please show me how to do it.

thanks
i appreciate your help

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Hi,
since you spilled the water when the laptop was on, the internal ciruits could have been short ciruited. you cannot repair it yourself. please contact a nearby service center. they will give you the information regarding whether it can be fixed or not. but my guess is that it cannot be fixed easily. beacause short ciruits generally blows of the ciruit completely and things like soldering also won't help.

good luck

Posted on Feb 06, 2008

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