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Q: Yoga 2 Pro Juice spill

I spilt juice on my yoga 2 pro. I'm using it right now and I have cleaned it to the best of my extent. The keys are a bit sticky and the right USB port seems jammed and won't work. Please help.

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Preferred Solution: Yoga 2 Pro Juice spill

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My 1.5 years old sun spill half of a glass, with Coca Cola inside on ThinkPad Yoga keyboard.I did turn it upside down, went to BIOS and disconnect battery power. Yoga was functional whole time and did not have any problems with liquid in keyboard. I did pull bottom bezel and disconnect battery and left yoga upside down in rice until morning.I was terrified and angry on myself why I did not stick to T series with water drain keyboard.In morning I powered it up, and everything was OK, except sticky keyboard keys (Why I?m drinking Cola, water is so much better and healthierJ)I was thinking to disassembly whole thing and clean keyboard, but this is not a simple job according to hardware maintenance manual. Then I tried to clean keyboard with compressed air, and it helped, but not at once. I spent 3 packs of air to get back key press feel like it was before spill (Few nights spray it and left it upside down).Finally advice:If you have ThinkPad Yoga and work at home with little kids around, have prepared compressed air bottle. If I was clever enough to clean keyboard before Cola dried I think I would be fairly better and easier to clean keyboard.God job Lenovo for water resistant ThinkPad Yoga keyboard!Now fix OneLink dock port flapping issue JRegards!

A:Thinkpad Yoga spill advice

Hi,
 
That was indeed some useful information. Hopefully, our forum users will find it helpful.
 
And I would like to appreciate the feedback on Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga, specifically the keyboard. Hope you are having a great time with the product.
 
Please feel free to post back in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any query.
 
Cheers!
 
Best regards,
Mithun.





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My Yoga 12 keyboard was ruined due to spill and now won't work at all. But I need to press ESC, and I cannot... I need to access BIOS as the laptop is asking for a correct date due to complete disassembly and removal of CMOS battery. An external USB keyboard doesn't work during bootup... BIOS version is 1.24. If I hold F1 on the built-in keyboard prior to powering up, the system enters BIOS. After that, no response. The keys are stuck. I even tried hot-removing the keyboard cable from the motherboard when having entered BIOS and then plugging in a USB keyboard. Tried both USB ports to no avail ./ I just need to be able to press ESC to bypass the date check -- the laptop works otherwise. I'll buy a new built-in keyboard, but would love to hear alternative solutions in the meanwhile. Is Fast Boot affecting USB keyboard combatibility? Any secret key combos I could use to reset the BIOS? Would plugging the laptop into a dock help (connecting a USB keyboard onto the dock)? PS: Why on earth won't external keyboards work during bootup on this laptop?? .(





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About 48 hours ago, I spilled coffee (w/ cream and sugar) on my keyboard while the power was on. I immediately turned off the laptop, wiped it dow with napkins, and turned to laptop upside down to enable draining. This model laptop has an internal battery for those unfamiliar, so I unfortunately could not remove that.  I left the laptop in a position for where air could flow through it (aided be a fan), and left it in such a way for ~40 hours.  This morning, I finally gained access to laptop tools, so that I could disassemble the the laptop and clean what I could with 91% isopropyl alcohol (not the ideal 99% I see recommended, but I don't think this is a major issue). There was residue visible on the metal beneath the keyboard, as well as a small amount on the battery. All of which was cleaned off with cotton ear swabs dipped in a bit of that rubbing alcohol. I reassembled the laptop, gave it a couple hours to let the small amount of rubbing alcohol to dry off, and tried booting up. Fans spin loudly for ~30 seconds, screen remains blank, no beeps or whatever emit from the laptop, and the power light remains on w/out blinking. The fans and laptop itself turned off after that 30 second period. I then tried hitting the "Novo Button" or "One Key Rescue", and this resulted in a blue menu popping up allowing me to start laptop in one of 4 modes. I tried clicking up or down to scroll through options, however those keys didn't work. Clicked "Enter" ... Read more

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does anybody know of a free program that will close all unneeded processes that i can run before i play a game?
 

A:need some cpu juice

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I am looking for a PSU with enough juice to power this...

http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/5944/...equiredjz3.png

Any help would be great

A:PSU with enough juice?

ask at your power plant maybe they pull an additional wire directly to your system

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I've been using a Nvidia Geforce 6800GT in my pc, ever since they were cutting-edge and when I installed it, even though I hooked it up to my psu, I knew the card was only just getting enough power (recommended power is 350w, my psu is only 305w). As a result, it's always run pretty hot, but it never gave me any serious problems. Until a few weeks ago. I started getting artifacts on my bootup screens and sometimes power to the monitor would cut, and I'd have to use the reset button. This became more and more frequent unitl now it's nearly a given that it'll happen when I (try to) start up my pc. Finally, after what I think was a random loss of total power, my pc rebooted with a message from the graphics card which went something along the lines of
"The nvidia card is not getting enough power and has rebooted with lower settings to reduce power consumption" or something to that effect.
My question is: why now? Has my power input suddenly been reduced even further, or do you think the graphics card may have been slowly damaged by use and abuse?
Is there any point in trying to fix this as is or do you think replacements are necessary?
I should probably add that I opened up the pc, took out the graphics card, de-dusted it, checked all the connections and put it back in. It booted up for me this time....
Any suggestions?
 

A:Needs More Juice

It's your PSU...you're killing it...I'm suprised it lasted this long! For $30-40 go buy a decent Thermaltake or Antec. Your 6800 is probably just fine.
 

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Here is one for you technicians?????????????I have a Compaq Presario laptop Model V 5101 us. Purchased in 2006.

This morning I spilled about 1/2 glass of orange juice on my keyboard. I immediately wiped it off---turned computer upside down- and went for vacumn cleaner an vacumned for several minutes. It was running at the time........and is:

still running ok. I have searched on internet , sent and received emails, etc. No problem I know of.

I still would like to know where in the heck that orange juice is and is there a way I could clean it out with q tips or something?

I am not a beginner but I am not a technician either. But I think I could take it apart somewhat if I knew exactly what to do.

Or should I just leave well enough alone. One other thing. The orange juice had metamucil in it so the computer got an enema plus some nutrician.

Sure waiting for some opinions other than telling me to keep orange juice off the computer desk. From Nebraska but in AZ now.
 

A:Orange Juice

Orange Juice, Metamucil or not, will become sticky when it does dry our finally causing problems with your keyboard. Such as and not limited to Stuck Keysand Corrosion from the Acid in the Orange juice. Opening the Laptop and cleaning the juice away is really the only thing to do. Here is the Maintenance and Service manul for your computer. It covers Keyboard removal and reinstallation as well as other things. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00700903.pdf
 

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i got me 6 (2 led) case fans and on tornado fan on my cpu (sounds like power saw). also got two hard drives and three dvd/cdr drives, grapgics card, sound card. planning on gettin a 9800 so thats another power sucker. my comp has 400 watt power supply. is that enough or should i take out a few things.
 

A:how much juice does a comp need?

Well

That depends on what KIND of PSU it is.... If it is some cheap thing that came with your case than it could be an issue. Basically you get what you pay for when it comes to a PSU. For example go into your local pc store and pic up a $30 psu and then pic up a $100 psu, your going to notice that the $100 PSU is twice as heavy. Along with that look at the power ratings, particularly the 12v output. Your going to notice that the more expensive PSU is going to put out a more efficient current.

If you think your PSU is decent and you cant afford a newer better one. Try it. Worse comes to worse it will burn out and you will have to get a new one anyway.

But I think 400 watts might be cutting it a little thin with the amount of devices you are running/going to be running. But I could be wrong so anyone feel free to correct me. Put it this way I have 7 case fans, 1 HS FAN that runs directly to the psu, 2-rom drives, 3 hard drives, video card that requires power and 2 cool cathode neon lights. And I have a decent 500 watt PSU wich does fine. Would I run a 400 ? Probably not. With numberous devices on your system that require power, the bigger the better in a PSU.

And as I said before you get what you pay for in a PSU but dont pay too much. If you see a 500 watt PSU selling for $125 look at one for 500 watt $65-100 and compair the power ratings. Most of the time you are paying a extreme amount due to a name. Antec, Enermax, Thermaltake. Anything within 475-500watt ove... Read more

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My PSU has run out of plugs and, well frankly I need more. Im going to be buying things that require power and ive got no plugs.

Should I..

A) Buy a bigger psu (is it hard to install?)
B) Buy splitters (where?)
C) Do something else?
Thanks
 

A:Scotty, we need more juice!

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I had Juice podcast receiver on windows Vista and worked fiine..

I can't seem to get it to work on windows 7 any ideas how to fix it?

i have tried Windows 7 - How to get Juice 2.2 working - Spiceworks Community

but it doesn't seem to have the file in there.. i did the first part where you run it with xp..

but can't find the file to change it.. i found ipodder.xrc and went into that and couldn't find my documents part..

any ideas would be great!

when you go to open juice it comes up with

errors occurred.

see the logfile 'file desintation'

you open up the file destination and this is what is in it.

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "gui.py", line 4, in ?
File "iPodderGui.pyc", line 3621, in main
File "iPodderGui.pyc", line 707, in __init__
File "wx\_core.pyc", line 5301, in __init__
File "wx\_core.pyc", line 4980, in _BootstrapApp
File "iPodderGui.pyc", line 1472, in OnInit
File "iPodderGui.pyc", line 934, in SetLanguages
AttributeError: 'iPodderGui' object has no attribute 'menu'

cheers

A:Juice Podcast Receiver

Hello! does Juice podcast receiver support Windows 7?

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Hey Guys,

I'm seriously running out of space on my PC, and want to invest in a 160gig hard drive to run with my existing two.

SPECS:

AMD XP3000+
1 gig DDR ram
DFI Infinity NFII Ultra
2 HD: 80gig each - 1 partitioned into 2 - 50 & 30gig - total 3 Drives: C,D & E
Chaintech GeForce 6800 GT 256
Audigy 2 ZS Platnum Pro + mixer
Creative Inspire P580 5.1 speakers
XP Home - SP2
PSU: Tagan 380watt

If I buy a 160 gig HD, Can I simply add it without any worry of power etc?
I've a 30gig Creative Jukebox / Digital camera that I use every so often via USB. Not to mention a touch of overclocking with the GeForce 6800GT.

Would an external HD be an alternative idea?!

Thanks in Advance

Conor.
 

A:Enough Juice for 3rd Hard Drive?!

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You?re out and about, and your smartphone?s battery is about to die. Maybe you?re at an airport, hotel, or shopping mall. You don?t have the power cable needed to charge the device, but you do have a USB cord that can supply the needed juice. Then you spot an oasis: A free charging kiosk. Do you hesitate before connecting your phone to this unknown device that could be configured to read most of the data on your phone, and perhaps even upload malware?

The answer, for most folks, is probably not. The few people I?ve asked while researching this story said they use these charging kiosks all the time (usually while on travel), but then said they?d think twice next time after I mentioned the possible security ramifications of doing so. Everyone I asked was a security professional.

Granted, a charging kiosk at an airport may be less suspect than, say, a slightly sketchy-looking tower of power stationed at DefCon, a massive hacker conference held each year in Las Vegas. At a conference where attendees are warned to stay off the wireless networks and avoid using the local ATMs, one might expect that security experts and enthusiasts would avoid using random power stations.

But some people will brave nearly any risk to power up their mobiles. In the three and a half days of this year?s DefCon, at least 360 attendees plugged their smartphones into the charging kiosk built by the same guys who run the infamous Wall of Sheep, a public shaming exercise at DefCon aimed at ... Read more

A:Beware of Juice Jacking

When I used Android Studio, it was necessary to enable the debug mode for transferring my project on the phone and in our case, if this mode is active, it is worse.
In fact, an Android smartphone with debug mode enable, it is able to receive various types of administration commands via USB and, in this way, it is possible to install malicious applications. Each smartphone connected to a computer (in this case, probably hidden in the charging kiosk) actually works like any other removable device (like a USB stick for example), and any computer can send a malware to your phone.
 

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My wife wants to run her hair straightener (flat iron) in the car during long trips.
Can this item pull too much juice and harm the car or battery?
 

A:DC to AC car adapter, can you pull too much juice?

It would depend on the power rating (wattage) of the straightener - if you pull more than about 130 - 150W through the average car wiring, either the fuse blows or the insulation starts melting/burning! (also I would suggest not running anything mightier than 100W for more than 10 minutes per session, then cooling it off a bit).
I trust that your wife won't be driving? ;-)
 

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All of a sudden my pc started lagging while i was playing a game, so i paused the game and checked out of my pc started it's automatic scan (sometimes it tends to slow my pc)

then i went to the task manager and i saw explorer.exe taking 200,000 kb

and the cpu was 60-80%

to be honest it still is , im currently scanning with avg and malware bytes but no results, what should i post to help you, help me?

A:explorer.exe takes the Juice out of my PC

I din get an ark text

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my son recently spilt his juice in my laptop.
it still works up to a point.

apart from:
- inbuilt mouse and keybrd
- internal battery

but the two main problems are:

1) it now takes around 7 minutes to boot (before it was under 30 secs) and sometimes fails completely just hanging with blank screen.

2) internet connection is erratic. Sometimes won't connect at all and if it does it usually gives no more than 2 minutes use before automatically disconnecting.

.. so what have I tried:

- reinstalled XP
- upgraded to XP sp2
- checked modem settings

I'd appreciate any suggestions (short of buy a new one..)

PC Spec : Dell Latitude C610, PIII, 866MHz, XP home v.2 SP2

many thanks

Bob

A:...crying over spilt juice

try calling Dell Tech support - perhaps some of the dregs from the spill are causing 'shorts' within the system. Now.... if only there was a way to clean it out..........hmmmmm............

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Hey everyone i m new to all the overclockign and i was wondering wats the most juice(optimal Perfomance) i can get out of my system
Following are the specs (none is overclocked or modded in anyway)

1.6GHz P4
256MB pc133
40GIG Seagate Baracuda
INTELD845GLLY MOBO

ATI Radeon 9200SE video Card(<--how can i overclock this)
Hercules MUSE 5.1DVD sound card

If you guys can tell me how to get the most outta this system that wud b gr8 thanks alot :giddy:
 

A:Wats the most juice i can get out of my system

hmmm

Hey man, looking at your specs im guesing you would not get much out of ur RAM seeing as it is 133MHz and prob unbranded, the cpu however has got potential, i have never owned a P4 so i dunno much bout them but i have seen people get an increase o about 400/500Mhz with 1.4ghz P4's so there is hope! I had a 9200 once an i couldn't get much out of it, got bout 30mhz core increase and 40 mhz ram increase before i started getting artifacts all over the screen!

Tips - If overclocking the CPU invest in a high quality cooler to let you get the most out of it.

To be honest you could do with a complete upgrade but if thats all you got then happy overclocking! let us know how u get on!
 

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With me being a moron, I accidentally spilled apple juice on my laptop. I would explain more but im typing this with the on screen keyboard. After spilling I soaked it up with a towel. It was fine for a half hour or so when o started coming up in a continuous stream like "ooooooooooooooooo" followed by "iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii". I turned the laptop off and shook it to knock out the juice. I fetched my roommates hairdryer and blew it it on the laptop from a distance. i removed the back panel (its a dell studio 1537) and had it turned upside down to dry overnight. The next day It would boot up and the 3 volume control pads above the keyboard would flash but the num lock would work. I disconnected the keyboard and it would boot but not all keys would work. Help? PS: I had partially removed the plastic on the back of the keyboard and gently washed off apple juice residue with a damp cloth. Big no-no, im now aware of this. This all happened on Tuesday December 8th. Please help?
 

A:Apple Juice + Laptop = Bad

First off, the hair dryer is also big no no. It can melt stuff (important stuff) and is just not a good idea. Second, when my cell phone went through the washer, I took a bag of rice, removed the battery, and put the phone in the bag, making sure that rice got inside it (better rice than water). unfortunately some keys didn't work at first, but as the day went on, the more times I pressed the buttons, the more they work. If worse come to worse you might have to buy a new keyboard.
 

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Greetings,
I am new here and need help urgently. My memory stick which contains a lot of important files and information got soaked in juice last night. Now neither laptop nor desktop reads it. Is there a way I can retrieve the information? I know this question sounds silly however I do not, maybe there is someone knows the answer.
Thank you all for the help in advance.
 

A:Memory Stick soaked in juice, Please help!

Um, I'm thinking you're screwed if you still want that info.
 

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Juice is a receiver that I use every night. Juce transfered to my Inspiration1420 and re-dowloading it has not gotten it working. I've noticed that Juice and Limewire only have downloads for XP.

What can I do to get those cool downloads, that I love, through my Windows Vista operating system?
 

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the computer is a compaq presario 2700 and the part of the plug on the laptop that receives the power cord is very loose and i have to hold it to keep things going. will i run into problems by opening the case and tightening the plug? i am knowledgable enough to know that if a connection is broken, i cannot fix it. but a simple tightening i can do. there seems to be something covering the plug when i investigated. can i just pop that thing out, tighten the connection and re-insert the thing?

thanks for all your help.
 

A:Solved: Juice Plug Loose

No this plug is soldered to the MB. There is a number of places that do the repair. Or you can try and perform a fix yourself like the one listed here.

http://www.laptoprepair101.com/laptop/2007/12/06/dc-power-jack-repair-guide/
 

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I think I may have an underpowered USB problem (see my IOgear post). I know you can buy powered hubs but I don't want one in this application.

Does anyone know of a USB cable Type A Male to Type A female (simple extension) that also has either an add on AC adapter plug OR a plug that plugs into your existing Power Supply would work as well. I would like for this extension cable to be short if possible as I don't need any true length I just need more power... God why do I think of Star Trek when I say I need more power...
Basically here is the situation I need - Type A Male from KVM - short almost non existant extension Type A Female to Type A Male with some kind of external power source - Type A female socket in MB.

Also take a look at my post on the other thread and tell me if you think that "adapter" that plugs into 2 PC side USB ports might do the trick without having to get any extra power plugs or anything.
 

A:Add extra juice (power) to a USB 2.0 connection.

Many small 2.5" external disks come with a dual headed USB cable, the second is just to draw an extra 0.5A of +5V to power the disks. There are also PS/2 connector to power cables that used to come with those disks. If you get desperate, you can even make your own USB to power connector cable from a USB cable, I've also done that.
 

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I recently bought a new 512Mb MMC for my Nokia 6230 and I've just transferred some small clips to the phone. The largest is about 1.3Mb (.3gp file) and when I play them I notice it chews the battery something chronic. Is this normal or am I due for a new battery? Also, I have recently put about 75 MP3's (converted to AAC's) on the phone for a roadtrip and I'm wondering how many of those I'll get through before the phone dies?
 

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just built a system with this mobo, and the case has 2 usb ports on front that are plugged into a usb header on the mobo, and I have a card reader plugged into another usb header on the mobo as well. this card reader also has one usb port. mobo has 4 usb ports on the back. usb mice and kb, as well as usb network adapter plugged into the mobo, all working. small thumb drives will work in all ports, the hitachi 320GB external wont work in ANY. I tried going through the bios and seeing if I could find something. I also set the jumpers from 5V to 5VSTB figuring it wouldnt change anything and it didnt.

I had to use this old rockband powered USB hub for the external and now it works fine. the external even came with a usb cord with 2 male ends to give it additional power if one port wasnt enough. I figured maybe somehow one header didnt have enough power, and after both plugged into the case didnt work, I plugged one into the case and one into the card reader and same problem. the drive just makes a sound similar to what a 1.44 floppy sounds like, like it keeps attempting to spin up and then restarts over and over.

I should note this drive doesnt so this on a HP DV6208 laptop or acer aspire one 533 netbook.

my sister has this same drive style (250GB though) and had identical problems on her older macbook, but it worked fine on a gateway laptop, my old compaq cq-51 laptop, and their 27" imac...

is there anything I can try/do to boost the power to the onboard usb po... Read more

A:Biostar TA880GB+ USB problems, work but not enough juice for external?

The iMac is totally different, it has main's power continiously, like a PC does.

I take it the drive doesn't have a dedicated power source then? What is the problem with running through a powered hub if that works?

Personally I've always used powered external hard disks, purely because of the power draw from USB.

Are you using other devices plugged in via USB at the same time?
 

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Not a lot of juice spilled but apparently enough to hurt my laptop. It spilled on the top right corner of the keyboard and I immediately wiped it all up and the laptop seemed to be fine. I turned it off and when I came back to use it, it would not turn on. It also made a sizzling noise on the top right side. Help!











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A:Spilled juice on laptop and worked fine until I turned it of...

The sizzling sound was likely the sound of your motherboard shorting out (dying). The juice probably gradually seeped down inside and when you applied power again- zap. For what it is worth now-any time liquid is spilled on a laptop it should immediately be powered off, battery & power cord removed and the laptop placed upside down for at least 24 hrs to drain any tiny bit of liquid.

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Q: Spill

I had a customer spill a drink on my laptop yesterday. It seems like it still works, but some keyboard buttons don't work. Where can I take it? What can I do to replace anything that needs replacing?

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A friend gave me her HP Pavilion dv6-6c35dx Entertainment PC after she happened to spill a small amount of coffee on the keyboard. I'm not sure what steps she took but it will not display anything on the screen now.

Since it was only 6 months old she sent it to HP and they notified her that liquid spills were not covered so she asked them to return it.

When you power up, the lights come on the keypad, the power light is showing, the hard drive light is lit and you can hear it loading windows (at least I think). I've taken everything out, and put back together but there is still nothing displaying on the screen.

My question is how do I know if it's a keyboard issue, video card issue, motherboard issue, combination or more?
 

A:Another coffee spill.......what next?

When you spill something in a computer a lot of damage can be caused.Even a small amount of liquid can damage the motherboard.I think it should be taken somewhere to see what was damaged and how bad and if its even worth fixing.
 

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To make a long story short...I spilled a cup of coffee on my dresser were my laptop sits. It went underneath and a tiny bit on the keyboard. I cleaned it off the best I could and continued using my pc. After about half an hour it just shut off, when i finally got it to reboot and try to put my password in, sometimes it logs 2-4 of the same letters even though I only press the button once. Other times it tried logging in while I'm still typing. Any suggestions on what I could do to try and fix this? ...Hairdry it, take it apart? My friend said I should clean the keyboard by disassembling the laptop but I'm not quite sure how to do that...any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance
 

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To make a long story short...I spilled a cup of coffee on my dresser were my laptop sits. It went underneath and a tiny bit on the keyboard. I cleaned it off the best I could and continued using my pc. After about half an hour it just shut off, when i finally got it to reboot and try to put my password in, sometimes it logs 2-4 of the same letters even though I only press the button once. Other times it tried logging in while I'm still typing. Any suggestions on what I could do to try and fix this? ...Hairdry it, take it apart? My friend said I should clean the keyboard by disassembling the laptop but I'm not quite sure how to do that...any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance
 

A:Coffee spill

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I spilled sugarfree Dr. Pepper (moron!) on my laptop and now the Control and function keys are malfunctioning (as if they are always "on" and the F10 key sometimes displays the "on" light and also seems to stick). I got it cleaned and I adjusted my filter keys settings to "no repeat rate" on my keypad, so that my control function does not work (and I also can not hold a key down to repeat keystrokes anymore), but that is fine b/c it's not a major handicap for me--cheaper than buying a whole new laptop. However, is there anything else I can do to fix this problem software wise? Would it be beneficial to me to buy a new keyboard? I appreciate any responses!! Kind thanks!
 

A:Another spill story, but a bit different...

ouch on a laptop?

The only good way to clean that is to take the laptop apart...the membrane behind the plastic keys is probably nicely gummed up with a mixture of dust and dr pepper...

...I'd see about getting the keyboard on it replaced, or at the very least cleaned by a professional.

Unless you've done it many times before you don't want to take apart a laptop ... they can be a PITA to get back together...and it voids your warranty if you do it.
 

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I'm kind of embarressed to ask this, but yesterday I spilled some chocolatesauce on my touchpad. Panicing, I held it upside down a bit while wipeing it off and used a toothpick to get the residu from between the buttons at the bottom of the touchpad. it wasn't that bad of a spill and it was only the right key, but since then nothing really happened, except that my right key doesn't 'click' as good anymore. but since it's this like a day and nothing happened, should I still worry that it might somehow affect my computer? I'm asking because I'm a bit paranoid so any news that would calm me down is appreciated
 

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I had a liquid  spill on my spectre   it no longer works    can I send in for repair?  Or trade it in   its really love the computer  It is probably  the board would it be possible  to repair  Josh

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hey!!
I recently spilled a little water on the back of my laptop (Acer aspire 5755) absent-mindedly......
I removed the battery immediately and kept it upside-down for 2 days and it worked.
does the water-spill actually affect the performance of laptop???
thanks
 

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I spilled a few drops of water on my keyboard a few weeks back. I'v waited and the keyboard still doesn't want to work. I also cannot scroll down on pages at all. It worked today for an hour until I pressed the volume button and it stopped working again. What should I do?

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Ok.. today has been one of my worst days.. (Skip this long first paragraph if u wanna just go on to my question)

This morning I spilled water on my keyboard... which went psycho, but became ok after i opened it up and blow dried and nature dried it for hours. Right about the time my keyboard got to work again, I spilled my water on my computer. My pc case has fan on top for better airflow, meaning it has a vent there.. and i happened to spill water there.
Being a dumb person I am, I just went to sleep thinking water will dry itself (computer was off at the time of water spill) instead of cleaning inside. About 4 hours later.. i woke up and turned on the computer. It booted fine.. but when Windows screen came up, I saw weird marks on the screen all over. I quickly turned off the computer and opened it up. I felt my way around and felt that... my graphic card had little bit of water on top of it. (Leadtek 7900GT). I quickly used paper towl to dry it and blow dried it with a cool air. I inserted it back in and booted computer again. Everything ran fine. Having being shocked, I constantly monitored temperatures using CPUFAN and graphic card driver... things seemed fine... until i got the BSOD saying something wrong with win32k.sys

After the BSOD, every time my comp boots, it beeps and doesnt start. I drove to Fry's immediately (which is at least 40 min away) to buy a new graphic card..but it was closed (I arrived at 9:50).

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A:Water Spill!! help me

Quick Update, I just changed RAM and computer boots. I guess it was the RAM. I just hope it doesn't crush on me with BSOD anytime soon
 

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Hi,
I spilled something on my laptop (Dell Inspiron 5160). At first it would only turn on for half a second now the computer turns on (green lights on and fan is on), but there is no display and no sound (such as a beep or the windows chime).

Help
 

A:Spill on laptop

Take it to a repair shop and let them give you a price estimate. The diagnosis work will probably be sth like $100-$200

Assuming that miracles don't happen.. At minimum you will need to have the motherboard replaced. In additon, keyboard, power supply, hard drive, battery, pretty much anything that could have been shorted out or corroded. You are probably looking at a repair cost of $500-$1000
 

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HiSpilled tea on laptop now won't turn on it is less month old. What do I do?

A:Spill on laptop

Spills not covered by standard warranty. What model, please?

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Spilled some water on my keyboard. After cleanup, everything's working except one key (the left Alt key, if that matters). I'm sure there must be instructions or a video somewhere on how to fix a dead key but I haven't been able to find them. Any pointers?

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Hello, after a water spill (about 2 days ago) most of my key's aren't working. also having problems starting up my laptop. it turns on after a while, but always insists going through system recovery. I ordered a new keyboard, but I'm worried about my laptop still

please excuse the bad grammar/punctuation. I'm using an on-screen keyboard.
 

A:Water Spill

Well honestly if the laptop itself is still functioning then that is an accomplishment. With the keyboard being bad yea that is going to have to be replaced. If the computer itself constantly wants to go to system recovery, try reverting the system back to an earlier date through system restore to see if that fixes your problems. If not, you may have an issue regarding the motherboard.
 

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HI guys, i need a solution to my laptop.i ordered my laptop in November which makes it not up to 3months with me. The issue here is that i accidentally spilled liquid on the laptop keyboard and i immediately turned the upside down so that the liquid could come off but I noticed that it had already spread to the screen. i don't know what to do  as the shift key is becoming sticky but the laptop still works fine with no issues except for the sticky keyboard and the liquid mark on the screen.  Any solution provided would be helpful

A:Liquid Spill on Laptop

For the long term, It will need to be cleaned. A liquid, especially one containing sugar can be quite lethal to a notebook or desktop PC. I highly recommend that you do not use the notebook until it is repaired. Contact HP for warranty service. http://support.hp.com/us-en/checkwarranty/

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Hello all, I unfortunately spilled coffee on my T470 and the keyboard at this point is no longer in action. Rest of computer seems to be fine. (fingers crossed). Being this is my work computer I have gone ahead and purchased a keyboard replacement opposed to trying any other cleaning methods. Here is my issue, from what I have read I need to disable the internal battery from the BIOS before pulling and replacing keyboard. I am having issues with this as my f1 key is not functioning and my external keyboard is not getting me to the BIOS when I reboot the computer. So Im not sure how to excactly disbable it. Any advise? Could I just unplug the power, pull the removable battery and let the internal battery drain?  Side note, the current keyboard is acting finicky, sticking keys etc/interfering with external keyboard. Its not aweful but its annoying. Can I pull the internal keyboard before I get the replacement and just use the external one? Thanks for the help in advanced.   

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I have a y70-70 touch laptop that I just purchased this past August of 2015 (not even a year old). Around midnight on Friday I accidentally spilled less than half a glass of water on the left half of my keyboard. It took a few seconds to register what happened, then I immediately hit the power button, unplugged my mouse and charger, and grabbed a large bath towel to wipe the water away. I flipped the laptop upside down to try draining any water that may have gotten inside and waited about 20-30 minutes before hitting power button to see if it worked (which I probably should NOT have done). A blue screen appeared, in which Windows gave me options about troubleshooting before the system shut itself down (not the blue screen of death but a regular Windows kind of screen). After that, I left it alone until the next day when I attempted to see if it would work yet again, only this time, the computer didn't even boot up. The only thing that turned on was the fans inside the laptop, which only stayed on until I release the power button. No lights blinking, no other normal humming or whurring a laptop would typically make, just the fans. I was confused and thought maybe it was just trying to dry itself out still so I let it sit yet another night. I tried turning it on this morning (Sunday) and it did the same thing with the fans. I've researched many different articles and based on what I've read, I've either goofed up my laptop so bad with turning it on that it won't work anymo... Read more

A:Accidental Water Spill

If you have accidental damage protection, send it in.  They will replace whatever was damaged or got wet.  Even if it dries out and works, you are likely to have problems next week or next month or whenever.  Wet electronics get corroded.

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Yesterday I spilled about a cup of coffee with milk (no sugar) on my Pavilion DV6. The spill was directly on the keyboard. My laptop I'm guessing short circuited by itself too quickly for me to turn it off first. I'm not very good with hardware and whatnot so I'm not sure if my laptop short circuited but about two seconds after the spill the screen and all lights died so for now I'm assuming that was a short circuit.

I immediately removed the battery and tried my best to tilt my laptop in a way that would get as much of the excess liquid out as I could. After, I used a hair dryer's cold setting on the laptop for a few minutes.

I then (now I realize, stupidly) tried putting the battery back in and immediately pulled it out again upon hearing ominous soft popping noises from below the keyboard.

I left the laptop to dry with a fan overnight and took it apart this morning. I took off the back "ProtectSmart" cover, the keyboard, and the CD drive to clean under them with rubbing alcohol as best as I could.

After leaving it to dry for a few minute I tried putting the battery back in. This time I heard no noises and am unsure whether that's a good thing or a bad thing...when I plug in the charger the battery light flickers for a half second then dies out and after I pull the charger out the light comes back on for about two seconds then dies out. My laptop did not boot up so I tried the holding the power button down with the battery out tri... Read more

A:Coffee spill on laptop...

Likely not. If it's a newer model, you can try taking/sending it in for service.

Otherwise, I'd pull the HDD (to save your data), and buy a replacement.
 

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So here's the situation. I have the original X1 with the spill proof keyboard. I spilled water on the right side, and so I tried to angle it to where the water would flow out the bottom. I turned the computer off as soon as I could and removed the ac power cord. My X1 is not powering on. Right now it is upside down draining the water, but it does still charge.Question is, what should I do next? If it is dead, is there a way Lenovo will fix it for a reasonable price?













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A:X1 - water spill (not turning on)

Update: It's been three days and it still doesn't want to turn on. I removed the SSD to place in my old Edge 14 for now. I've taken apart the X1 and it doesn't seem to have water damage, unless I'm missing something. Maybe the power button is shot?

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Hello everyone, i have a laptop that sucked up some water through the bottom. Not sure how much got up in there, but now there is no power. No power with just battery or just AC. Push the power button and nothing happens. I removed the Ram Hard drive and battery and let sit for a few days and still nothing. Did the motherboard just fry or possibly the CPU? Its a HP Omnibook xe4600. Thank You.
 

A:Water Spill with Laptop

not even the bios came on. nothing. flatline. to me that says, fried mobo. that thing is dead mate. if i were you, i'd get a new mobo and see if the other parts are still working. and if you can't determine that, or do it easily, then ask a professional to test the processor and the graphics chip and other parts. if they still work, you can save some money and just get a new mobo hopefully. otherwise...you're kinda screwed.

by the way...if you can, try to avoid hp. they are seriously going down in terms of quality and warranty support. gateway, lenovo, acer, and a few other brands are now the way to go.

but that's a side note...yeah...get a new motherboard first. sorry about that...not exactly a very pleasant thing to have happen to you, let alone to have someone tell you what you feared most....i wish you the best.
 

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I own an Asus eee PC 1000HA netbook. I spilled crystal light on my keyboard (it's a sugar-free lemonade flavored drink). I took out the battery, blotted it with a paper towel, and used a blow dryer (set on cool) to try to blow out the moisture. Then, I partially dismantled it and took out the hard drive. After about 15- 20 minutes, I put the netbook back together and turned it on. It successfully booted, but I found that the mouse pad did not work. I then left it idle, and when the computer went to sleep (which it usually does when I leave it idle), I was unable to turn it back on. So I dismantled it again. After about an hour, i reassembled the computer and was able to boot it up again. However, I found that the mouse pad still did not work, and my keyboard did not work either. Right now - I've taken out the hard drive again and have not turned it on since. Is my keyboard fried or is there a chance it will regain function if left to dry for a day - week? Or is there anything I can do right now to give my laptop a better chance?
 

A:spill on netbook keyboard

It's possible that you keyboard and mouse pad were damaged from the fluids.
(even plain water can damage the electrical components within a computer)

Let it dry for a day and if the problem persists, the keyboard and mouse may be fried, unfortunately.

Always remember, never have fluids in close proximity of your computer! I'm guilty of this from time to time and I have to catch myself...it happens.
 

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