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Liquid stain in laptop screen

Q: Liquid stain in laptop screen

I was cleaning my laptop today, a gentle cleaner, no alcohol, bleach, ammonia or any harsh chemicals, and though I didn't spray directly onto the screen, I managed to get some of the cleaner underneath the screen. It's not too bad, and doesn't seem to be affecting my laptop in any way, it's just a bit of an eyesore, especially against light backdrops. Is there any way I can safely fix this? Or will it dry and resolve itself on it's own?

Model: Gateway NE56R12u 15.6-Inch

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Processor Count: 2
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Motherboard: Gateway, EG50_HC_HR
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A: Liquid stain in laptop screen

It could simply still be wet, and will disappear when it's dry, or depending on what was in the water it may leave a residue behind. Give a few days to dry out and see what happens. Otherwise, you may need to open the case up and clean it.

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The screen is always white when the computer is off.  If the computer is on, it works fine.  This happened after liquid was spilled into the laptop.  Everything else seems to be working (I did replace the keyboard).  Does anyone know how to diagnose this problem and how to fix it?  The only way to turn it off is to remove the power and battery.

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Hi, I managed to spill some wine over my personal laptop the other night.... and now cannot get past the black screen which appears when I try to start it up. It's that Windows Error Failure screen, which gives 3 options for starting in Safe Mode and the other option to start normally. The problem is that the poxy enter button is not working so I cannot choose any option.

Any ideas how I can get past this obstacle??

Many Thanks


A:Unable to proceed from Black Screen after Liquid Spillage in Laptop

Have you tried connecting a second keyboard via USB?

Also, are you able to access the BIOS (see your system manual for steps to access your BIOS)? Can you boot from a CD/DVD to attempt repairs that way? Obviously, you will still need a return key to actually do the repairs, but it would be helpful to know which keys are damaged.

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 I can't seem to figure out what it is, at first, i thought it was just dirt so i tried removing it but nothing happens. I don't know how it happened, the laptop has not striked/hit against anything to cause this, so i have no idea to what it may be, help?

A:What is that on my laptop? A scratch? Stain?

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Dear all, I was going to start enjoying my new brand ThinkPad P51 but when I had my first white page I discovered this horrible stain on the screen. It is not outside of screen as it can not be cleaned up. It looks like is inside... I tryed contacting the support but it takes me to this strange page.... AnywayTwo questions : Does anyone knows what this stragne spot can be?How do I contact service support? Attaching screenshoots where you can see the stain and the page of the service support I try to contact (but that ask me which entreprise I am when I'm not...) Hoping to find any light here...  Best  

A:Big stain on my screen in new ThinkPad

 Looks like the screenshoot does not show the stain..  here it is   

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So i have this weird gray stain on my screen, which doesn't wipe off, nor is a graphical glitch (i assume but i'm not sure), it might be a defect from water damage, but i don't want to open it up just to check and possibly brake something, and i'd like to know if it could be fixed. Thanks.

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Hello!I came up with an idea to bring my old laptop back to life, and after 1 week of fighting with it every single day im totally exhausted right now...HP G62 was overheating and it had yellow stain on the screen and the screen was flickering (link to the video: https://youtu.be/0Xgd6eTs374)What excatly was/is happening:1. Screen flickering in BIOS (only on overheat info screen - it was overheating before fan cleaning and thermal paste replacing)2. Screen not flickering while choosing boot mode3. Yellow stain at login screen4. No stains - clear screen after logging in5. Vertical line appear while cursor is at the edge of the screen6. Screen flickers while cursor is pointed at some icons near the edge of the screen (info box appears)Few days ago the screen was constantly flickering while windows were maximized and while menu bar was at the bottom (it somehow doesn't happen anymore).Changing LCD cable didn't solve the problem. After cleaning fans and replacing thermal paste the LCD worked completely fine (no stain/flickering) for about 5 mintes - after one reboot yellow stain showed up again (and flickering as described above).What more - while connecting/disconnecting power button cable the LCD turns on/off - if it turns of and doesnt turn on, the power button doesn't work also - the only way to turn the laptop off is to pull out the battery and the AC cable - after that power button doesnt work until plugging/unplugging power button cable several times.What can be the issue?... Read more

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Hi!I spilled juice on my desk and the juice traveled to the bottom left of my laptop where the vents are. I powered it off immediately and unplugged it. The battery was not attached to the laptop at that time. After wiping away the liquid on the case with tissue and a bit of isopropyl alcohol, I opened up the bottom and inspected to see if there was any leakage. There was no liquid found inside the laptop. To be sure, It's now drying in front of a fan. Any recommendations or advice to possibly salvage my laptop?

A:Liquid spill under laptop

Katara93 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about liquid spilled on your laptop and wanted to help. Best thing to do right now is NOT turn on the laptop.Here are some steps you should take:  You Just Spilled Water Or Coffee On Your Laptop - Here's What You Should DoGood Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------If my posts helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on my post to say thanks.If my posts solved your problem please click "Accept As Solution".========================================================================

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The next frontier in liquid cooling -- laptops | ZDNet

A:Liquid cooled laptop

This will make it thick and the weight with it...interesting system cooling anyway, i'd love that!

Perhaps could they make neon blue color liquid tuned pipes & ventilation hatch with.

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Hello, about 7 months ago in December 2018, I spilled some vodka on my MSI GT62VR 7RD, I don't remember much but what I do remember is that the spilling was a little in the right click touch pad button, and around the arrow keys, mostly underneath them.
And I wanted to ask, if there is anything important that liquid could damage underneath those places.
also my GT62VR sometimes on startup, showed the MSI logo and then instead of going to the home screen on windows, it just turns black and I have to restart for it to work, and after restart it all seems to be fine.
I'm asking this because of insurance, and I want to understand if there is any relation to the black screen problem and the spilling.
Thank you.

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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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Can I get a tool that plugs into a USB port for sound?

A:Liquid spill on laptop now sound is gone

Hi, There are many USB-Sound adapters around, such as:      https://www.startech.com/au/Cards-Adapters/Sound/USB-Audio/USB-to-Audio-Converter-External-SPDIF-Sou...     http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/USB-2-0-to-3D-AUDIO-SOUND-CARD-EXTERNAL-ADAPTER-VIRTUAL-5-1-CH-MIC-Headph... Regards.

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I spilled a bit of vodka on my acer aspire keyboard, some of the keys stopped working few minutes later.
During the next 4 days most of the keys kept working but then all of them stopped working.
This was 2 weeks ago, what can I possibly do?

thanks in advance.

A:Laptop keyboard died due to a liquid

At the very least you are probably going to need a new keypad/board. You're lucky if that's as far as the damage goes (it didn't get down into the system board and components). I think you have to take it to a reliable laptop service tech if you know one or can find one.

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My wife spilled some liquid on top of my laptop. It immediately turned off. We let it dry overnight and prayed it will work but this morning pushed the power button, it would power up but nothing on the screen and no HD spinning. Should we continue to see if things work better with more "drying". Please help....

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I ran across this very informative article which should be helpful to those who have spilled liquid on a laptop.


I don't know how long it will remain posted at that site, so you might consider saving and printing it.


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Hi. I recently split a drink over my HP ab254sa, its only 5 month old. I turned it off asap and stripped it and dried out everything the best I could, I left it for a whole week and used a hair dryer multiple times to get it bone dry.When I've rebuilt it I get the error "boot device not found (3f0)". Searching online it looks to be a very common fault, obviously not after being liquid damaged though. I thought since it will not be covered under warranty I may as well have a go myself, if it's totally screwed or in need of a motherboard then so be it.What is the best thing to try. One person said to get a windows 10 recovery disk and try to do a restore from that? Do you think I will need a new hdd or is it not reading the hdd for another reason?thanks.

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I pray this is not "too little...too late"!!!

Last week my husband, me and my 4 year old daughter had to travel out of province for our daughters surgery. Before leaving, I had asked my employer if I could borrow his laptop so we could send emails/chat, etc from our hotel room while our daughter was recovering. He agreed and off we went!

One evening (last Tuesday, actually), I had taken the laptop down to the lobby of the hotel because the internet service was not working in the room. There was wireless available in the lobby and lounge. Because there were no available seats in the lobby, I went into the lounge and found a little table where I set up the laptop. I ordered a glass of wine....and the rest of the story is as you can imagine....

I spilled what I 'guesstimate' to be about 1/4 cup of rose wine on the top right corner of the laptop! I was horrified and after about 5 seconds of being frozen in time, I grabbed the laptop and turned it with the right corner on its side tilted down....I then set it on its end on the seat beside me while I ran in search of napkins. I dabbed at it and left it on its side.....then I raced back upstairs to the room where I left it turned upside down. I had no screwdrivers to open anything up nor did i have google to save me by offering me advise!!!! The business centre was closed and I had no way to find out what I should do!!! The next couple of days were a blur as my daughter was having her surgery - then it was tim... Read more

A:PLEASE HELP! Spilled liquid on boss's laptop!!!

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My 22 Month old decided son he wanted to clean my new laptop screen with liquid starch. While it was only only on my screen for less than a minute and I was able to clean the screen off immediately I think some of the liquid "whicked" behind the screen and now I have several clouds appearing. It's now been a week and the clouds are still there. Is the LCD damaged? The model is a Toshiba Satellite A305 with a 15.6" screen. Any suggestions on what might help are appreciated as it's become extemely distracting. Thanks~

A:Spilled Liquid on Notebook Screen

Hi zmccrea and welcome to TSG.

Are the clouds visible with the laptop turned off and the screen held up to a strong light?

If not, the liquid probably got inside of the LCD module and wicked between the backlight assembly and the liquid crystal glass assembly. In that case you would probably need to replace the LCD module or attempt to remove and disassemble the LCD module to clean up the liquid inside of it. The internal components of the LCD are rather fragile and can easily be damaged during removal or reassembly.

If the clouds are visible with the laptop turned off. The liquid may have gotten between the LCD module and some kind of protective or anti-glare window placed over the LCD. Some disassembly of the laptop cover and bezel may allow you to clean up the liquid.

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Hi, I have had my lenevo x260 for about seven months now, and I recently noticed that there is a liquid floating in the display, making it discolor the current patch where the liquid is. It is wery slow floating, but if it has been on its right side the discoloration the on the right ride. In the image included there are three spots on the bottom of the display. I have tried to submit for a service request, but I get an error when I try to login. I do not know where to go or how to solve.

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I've used CD lens cleaner (wet and dry system) with less than a drop of lens cleaning liquid (bought in 2000) in one brush in acer laptop multi-writer because it had some problem with disk reading and writing. Is it possible for the liquid to reach the other components when the disk is spinning (within the DVD writer and outside its casing to other laptop components, such as speakers, graphics card, etc.)? If it reaches, will it impose any problem? After doing that my laptop speakers are behaving somewhat unnatural, though it is not a major problem. Also external speakers are doing the same thing. I don't know whether the problem occurring is for this reason, but I would like to know whether anything can get out from the laptop multi-writer casing. Thank you.

A:CD lens Cleaner with Liquid in Laptop DVD Writer

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Hey, I accidentally stepped on my laptop earlier (long story) and when I turned it back on, I see that I clearly broke some of the LCD units (or whatever they're called) in the monitor. Everything else seems to be working fine, but I have an opaque black "smudge" on the bottom/center of my screen. I know that these can usually be fixed relatively easily with a screen replacement etc. BUT I need to keep this machine in my possession, in working order for the next week. I have to take the New York bar exam on it and it has been registered with the exam people who don't have much of a sense of humor about random things like this happening. So anyway, here are my questions:

1. If I can get my hands on a laptop screen tomorrow morning, and assuming that I can find someone capable of fixing it (and willing to do a rush job), how long does it take to replace a laptop screen? A couple of hours? A couple of days?

2. Assuming that I *can't* make this happen between now and Friday, do I run any risk of this getting worse in the next week? The absolute worst case scenario for me is that I rely on this computer and then it craps out at the last second. When an LCD breaks, is there a risk of it "spreading" or the monitor completely failing or something? I need this machine to take the most important test of my life next week, and if I have to do it while working around a smudge, I can do it, but I don't want to be surprised by a completely blank or... Read more

A:Broken Liquid Crystal on Laptop Monitor

Yes, it can get worse - that's why its called Liquid Crystal - it will get air bubbles, turn rainbow shades, get all wonky - yes yes yes.

As for the fix, normally it would take an hour of your time if you know what you're doing, and depending on the model. In most, it takes these 4 steps...

1 - Pry off the plate at the top of the keyboard (usually where the power button is). This should also remove the hinge covers, exposing the bolts that hold the screen to the bottom.

2 - Unplug the monitor from the base - this may also involve removing the keyboard, if the cable runs under it.

3 - Unbolt the hinge bolts.

4 - Reverse this order to put the new screen on.


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All the keys arnt working except for a, b and a few others... help! I turned the labtop to the side and wiped it down...

A:several keys not working after liquid spill on hp g6 laptop

Lilly20100225 wrote:All the keys arnt working except for a, b and a few others... help! I turned the labtop to the side and wiped it down...There's not anything you can do other than replace the internal keyboard OR use an external keyboard.  Hopefully, the keyboard was the only part that was damaged by the spill. If you want me to locate the part/price for you, please post your HP Product Number (P/N) so that I can be accurate.

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Sorry if I didn't post on the right section.

So basically I spilled liquid on my laptop keyboard and now it doesn't work anymore.
I turned it upside down for a while, I blow dried it and yeah at first it worked but after like... 2 minutes it stopped working forever! Guess the liquid short circuited the keyboard.

Should I just send my laptop in to some store and get it fixed?
Or should I remove the keys (which sounds really complicate and a delicate work)
Maybe I should uninstall the keyboard driver and re install in?

For more info I'm using a COMPAQ Presario v6000

***P.S: The weirdest thing is that when I open my laptop, it makes a loud beeping noise and then I kinda freezes on the startup screen (shows COMPAQ, and tells you to press ESC for config)
So I press ESC hoping it works and yeah it does. I press ESC again and windows starts up.
-> Does it mean that only the ESC button on my keyboard work?

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HELP!! I spilled some Mike's Hard Lemonade on my HP G6 keyboard last night. I immediately turned it on it's left side (in the direction of the spilled-on keys so as not to spread the mess) and dried it off with paper towels. Now, this morning, the F, G, and Backspace keys aren't working. Nothing happens when I press them. I don't feel any "stickiness" when I press the keys and everything seems to be dry now. I've watched some YouTube videos on how to REPLACE the keyboard but I'm wondering if I should take the keyboard off as is shown in the videos and just clean it or something. I'm afraid to take it apart and ruin it (it's only 6 months old!!) or make the warranty invalid but I don't know what else to do. Does anyone have a tip for me? Thanks

A:several keys not working after liquid spill on hp g6 laptop

Hey PhancyNancy,  I'm so sorry to hear you had a spill! It's always a terrible "stomach in your throat" feeling.  You may be able to take it apart and clean it without voiding the warranty. I'll need to know your full product number to know whether the keyboard on that particular model is considered "customer replaceable" (in other words, can you remove it and put it back on even just to clean it, without voiding the warranty). You can find your product number on the bottom. It could be abbreviated 'P/N'.  Hopefully it is only your keyboard that is affected. It's tough with spills because you can always see the effects that spills have on some components in the computer and they may not fail immediately, but could fail in the future. You did the right thing though by putting it on its side. Let me know your product number and I can give you lots more information on part numbers and replacement procedures if the keyboard is "customer replaceable".   

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Hello everyone sorry if this is posted in the wrong forum. I'm a newbie.

I spilled a little bit of milk on the keyboard of my laptop. This actually happened a few months ago, but I really need that computer up and running if possible so that my son can use it for his school work. Most of the buttons are functional but it's virtually impossible to use it with there being about 10 to 15 buttons inoperable as we are unable to spell out certain words...actually a lot of words. Other than that it runs just fine. It turns on, doesn't make any noise, and I was able to transfer files from the computer to my flash drive. My question is can it be repaired or should I just let it go? ( **fingers crossed**) Thank you all in advance

A:Solved: Liquid spilled on laptop keyboard...Please help

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I'm posting this so that if other HP customers have the same experience HP will realize that there is an issue they need to address overall. Woke up and my laptop wouldn't turn on. HP 15 G071NR notebook. I picked up laptop to make sure that charger plugged in all the way and clear liquid was all over my glass table UNDER lap top. No liquid on top and no one here but me so ABSOLUTELY POSITIVE NO SPILL. I don't know exactly what leaked out of what part of the laptop but I expect to be compensated. Real coincidence that I'm not the only one this happened to. And the Support Team is acting very dismissive to what I've explained happened already. I'm truly upset and want to be compensated. I don't trust their technical department to be honest or attempt to even be accountable for damage once they have my laptop in their possession.

A:Liquid found under my laptop this morning and it wouldn't co...

Thank you for posting on the HP Support Forums. I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicaly post ( serial numbers and case details).If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, you can learn about that here.If you have already resolved your matters, please disregard this message. Thank you Duane_D

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Hi All,
My Portege 700 is just 2 months old. I am running XP on it. When typing, email or anything, the cursor jumps around to previous text in the message at random. I have tried to watch what is going on when this happens but can't determine what is causing it. This issue is so frustrating as I am always typing messages and it now takes me four or five times longer to to this simple task as it should.

I also have a liquid spot in the middle of the screen. I did take it to a repair center and they acted like they could fix, under warranty, due to a know problem. I have not spilled anything on this as they first suggested until they looked it up.. Anybody had this issue and what was the fix?

I am a novice when it comes to understanding my PC so when it doesn't work properly...I am totally lost.


A:Portege 700 Jumping Cursor and liquid on screen

Sounds like your palm is touching the Touchpad while typing. Go into the Advanced Touchpad Settings and disable "Tapping".

Are you sure its a liquid blob? Maybe the screen surface is just touching the Stylus surface? I've seen a similar problem on an old Tablet PC (it was not a Toshiba).
I would send the laptop to an ASP, maybe they can open the screen and clean it for you :)

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this is my first time opening an iPhone - to install a new battery.
The suction cup provided does not seem to hold with the liquid glass screen protector. Is there a way to remove the screen without removing the glass? If not, how do I remove the glass?

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Hey Guys!

I have just recently bought a new i3 processor for my computer and fitted it into my 1155 socket, however I am currently waiting on a new PSU being delivered so the processor has not been used at all yet. After I fitted the processor and the heatsink I checked on it the next day and it was stained even though no power has been supplied to the computer whatsoever since its been fitted, Could anyway tell me whats going on?

Here is a picture


A:CPU stain

Well, that just looks like your thermal paste being spread out. Probably from the fitting of the HS. There is no problem here. However, I would probably clean and reapply before putting the HS back on.

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The other day I went to pick up my Toshiba NB-10T and it had this strange stain all over it. It was stored in it's case and in a dry place of course. I don't know what could it be: http://imgur.com/a/Jonnh

Is it even safe? Was intending for my little kids to use it. I find it very strange that a 3-yo laptop would have that? Never seen anything like it. Laptop seems to turn off.

Thanks in advance.

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We have a phillips 170s 17 inch lcd monitor and have managed to get a small ink stain on it from a leaky pen. We bought a monitor cleaning kit with gel spray and a cleaning cloth and have tried to remove the stain with no luck at all. Does anyone have any suggestions for how to successfully clean this stain off the monitor without damaging the screen at all? Thanks.

A:How do I clean ink stain off LCD monitor?

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Hi, I was wondering if any other users has slight black marked stains, perhaps from your fingers or whatever and can't remove them? Any tips for getting rid of 'em? The rubberized cover seems to absorb some dirt Tried alcohol swabs and stuff and didn't work. Any tips?

A:Stain on Front Cover Y2P

you mean on the top cover? it is not a stain, but rather it is either the silver paint or orange rubberised paint wearing off, and showing the black underpaint. The more you clean it, the more likely that the problem gets worse.

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Hello, I just got a X1 Yoga with the OLED screen.  On the lid of the laptop, there are a few smudges/stains.  I can't get rid of them and I don't know where they appeared from.  This is on the exterior of the laptop.  Not on the actual display.  Anybody know how I can get rid of these smudges/stains?  I didn't drop anykind of food or liquid on them.  A normal type of cleaner made for laptops with a soft cloth does not seem to work.  Any help?  Thanks! Adi.

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hello i am going to purchase a watercooling system and i was wondering if i could put ice cubes in my resivor to make the liquid ice cold and since the ice would float it wouldnt there wouldnt be a problem with the ice cloging the out take tube at the bottom. i was just wondering if this has ever been done before also would this cause condensation since the ice would make the liquid well below room temp?

A:liquid cooling with ice and liquid?

well, in theory it should work but you'd have to keep adding ice cubes in order to maintain cooling. since you are constantly adding ice you also have to continually drain your coolant level. you'd also have the problem of having to keep adding antifreeze or whatever additive you're using to fight molding and whatnot. simply put it would become a troublesome, very expensive, and high maintenance operation. you'd be doing as much work as cooling with dry ice without the benefits. great idea though.

a suggestion along the same lines would be to route your radiator inside a small refrigerator or freezer. a bit expensive also but at least its self-supporting.

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I recently bought the HP spectre 13. I would like to know what material is the bronze looking thing, because I got a stain on it that even aclohol cannot remove. (or even salt and lemon combination) Please see attached photo for the stain. https://postimg.org/image/s9ag6gdzx/I was trying to look for the material, but different people are saying different things. Copper, Aluminum, Bronze and etc.I really do not know where I got the stain from, but this laptop is brand new and it would be a shame if that stays permanent,Thanks and regards,Jonathan

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Good morning all, I turn to you with an unusual problem. One of my employees noticed on his display small (approx. 2mm x 3mm) glittering speck interfering in his work. In my opinion it is difficult to see, however, that user comfort is very important for the company. From what I know, this man puts great emphasis on taking care of equipment and says that there could be no physical damage to the screen. The stain can be seen in the pictures attached. Is there any possibility to remove it without replacing the screen? Is replacing operation complicated? What is the availability of spare parts for THINKPAD laptops in function of time? I will be extremely grateful for the help.Have a nice day!

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I have a weird looking stain on my movie disc and I have never seen this kind of stain before, I tried finding similar things on google images and found nothing, not even seen a similar case of this stain. The cd has been in it's case for years, it wont play now. I've never spilled anything on it, it looks almost as if there was spilled liquid and the spots look like tried mold almost. If I'm just being stupid and I actually spilled something on it then I came here for no reason. But this stuff WILL NOT COME OFF. This same thing happened to a xbox 360 game that I owned, never used it and the same thing happened.

A:Weird stain on movie disc

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Is this at all possible? Pretty new at the whole DIY breaking computers open to fix them stuff but i'm learning quick haha.

Here is the toshiba and the screen:

Toshiba Satellite C55Dt-A5231 Laptop
Laptop LCD Screen for Toshiba Satellite C55DT A5231 15 6" WXGA HD | eBay

Here is the replacement screen for the Sony laptop(actually an LG screen):


What would I need to know in order to understand if this would work or not?

Also, here is the laptop w me holding up the screens:



A:Replace Toshiba laptop screen w Sony laptop screen? Same size. 15.6"

It's not the size of the display screen, these are all fairly identical. It is the connector socket and the rail screw positions that will bite you.

I suggest finding an exact replacement. If you can't find one on eBay then you certainly will at a store like this one:
LAPTOP SCREEN from $34.99, replacement LCD screens. Repair Tablet, Acer, Apple, iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Dell, HP Compaq, Toshiba, IBM Lenovo, Sony, Asus, Gateway.

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I like many others have been a long time AMD user and fanatic,and an avid oc'er so the solution to the heat is something that we all are constantly working on.I myself am on a budget and am a bit weary of the liquid colling solution,as I have heard of problems(yet still solutions)with condensation.So in my search for alternatives the best I've came up with is HeatPipe Technology,this technology has been around for more than 60 yrs.It is quite simple in design and can be used passivly or actively,here is a site that explains the concept and applications: http://www.cheresources.com/htpipes.shtml
As a personal testimonial I first used one 2 yrs ago on my Athlon Xp 2200+
which was running idle at 107F with the Thermalright SLK-900(1lb of copper)and a highspeed 80mm fan.Then with the introduction of the heatpipe H/S
its idle temp dropped to 100F!
Since this discovery all the systems I build for people I know will be stressing them have this type of h/s on them.
The specs for the hardware that I'm using now are in my Sig.I currently now idle at around 96F thats with 2 80mm fans and 1 90mm fan on the h/s
(I took the cover off to do the 3 fan attach),and running a small free app.called CPUCool.I've recently ordered a CoolerMaster CoolViva VHC-L61 for my video card and ordered a Thermaltake Extreme Giant III A1919 for my Son Inlaws 9800 256mb Pro.,I will let you know ofthe results from these products.
So inconclusion for someone on a budget(and with ... Read more

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My laptop was working fine the other day... Came back to it the next morning and the screen wouldn't come on and it kept resetting every 30 seconds or so. Once I finally got it to boot and get to sign in page the screen was all scrambled. But, everything else worked I could log in but couldn't do anything...

Anyone got a solution?

A:blank screen and restarting laptop every few secs or scrambled screen at sign in screen

What do you mean scrambled?

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hello all, im looking into getting a CPU only loop for my computer. but i dont know what brand to go with. can you help me out? =)

A:liquid cooling help

there aren't really "brands" per se for a whole system. We all kind of piece the things together ourselves from different types of components that meet our needs.

I have a couple of different liquid cooled systems, and have used parts from Zalman, Koolance, Danger Den, D-Tek and others pretty successfully. There are always fanbois that will tell you that they read some goofy review somewhere about a specific component, but in reality, it all mostly works pretty well.

The guys are extreme systems in the liquid cooling forum are pretty sober most of the time (not always, some fanbois there too).

koolance and danger den both have pretty broad lines of stuff, all mostly good. Also, FrozenCPU.com has an awesome selection.

Just make sure you get a radiator thats big enough for everything you want to cool. And use at least 3/8" hose (1/2 is overkill most of the time)

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I have Windows XP Home Software. Every once in awhile when I open MGI PhotoSuite III SE this message pops up: Root.html,_Route Call ( ): Rooting Liquid Not Found.
This has happened innumerable times. To get rid of it I must CTRL ALT DEL. Then I reopen Photo Suite without difficulty and it operates without difficulty. Any ideas what this is all about?

A:Rooting Liquid

Hi, Try this: http://forums.techguy.org/digital-photography-imaging/261603-mgi-photosuite-iii.html I know the link to the Roxio forums doesn't work...I am looking for a good one,hang on

Edit: I looked at all the posts in Roxio Community for PhotoSuite all versions, and there is nothing...

Most of the posts I found just said to keep on doing what you are doing> and ignore the issue as long as you can still use the program. It's about time to get a newer version, or use something different maybe?

PhotoSuite owned by Roxio and now, by Sonic...and up to version 8.

It's an old thread, I am not sure it would apply to newer versions of PS, but it's a start



Internet Explorer script errors occur when launching or working in
Roxio PhotoSuite 4 Platinum.

I have an ancient version of MGI PhotoSuite III SE.
(Ver. 3.00.0601 ENG)
When I open it I get the error message:
Root.html,_RouteCall{}:Routing Liquid not found
It doesn't appear to make any difference to the program but I would like
to know what it means, please.

This article applies to Roxio branded versions of PhotoSuite 4 only.
This may be caused by one of the following issues.
1.*Windows user name contains invalid HTML characters.
2.*An updated HTMLComponent file may be required.
3. Internet Explorer needs to be updated.
Section 1 - Windows user name contains invalid HTML characters.
PhotoS... Read more

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Hi, I have a Nvidia GeForce 9500GS that came with my computer and is currently fan operated, temperatures idle at 64 degrees celcius and gaming (left 4 dead) go to a max of 90 degrees celcius which causes me some problems and alot of concern. I'd like to switch to liquid cooling.

My case is pretty cramped so i was thinking of taking out my tv card and modem out to make space in it. Even with that done, the wires in there still cramp it up alot. Another solution would be to have liquid cooling outside the case which i'd like as a last resort. What liquid cooling product would you recommend for my card?

Thank you.

EDIT: I posted 2 pictures of the inside of my case. The second (red) card is my graphics card and the one on top is the card for my tv options (unused).

A:Liquid cooling

I'd high recommend not getting into watercooling for a 9500gs, If you want lower temps get an aftermarket air cooler, thermalrites are the best imo and by reviews, reducing temps up to 15C on most cards on average.

I recently watercooled my last computer, it cost me 1k usd to do it in the way I want it, if I were to upgrade I dont see myself going back to air. its a bad habit, dont commit to it, especially for a low/mid end card.

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yeah, so everyone knows I have a Coolit Freezone cooler, my brother just took his apart and bought extra tubing and waterblocks, hooked it up to his 7900 gtx, they're running at 28C, incredible.

A:liquid cooling

Nice set up ! If only.....*looks at own computer and glares* .

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I was wondering if the koolance kits are good for liquid cooling

I was looking at the Koolance Exos-2 LX

Any other suggestions?

A:Liquid Cooling

"Any other suggestions?"...

Stay away from Liquid Cooling

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Will that work good? Should I buy that and a E6300, or a E6400. Ocerclocking both. Does this require anything else?

A:Liquid Cooling

...Yet the water pump is very loud.Click to expand...

WARNING: Over-simplified watercooling may cause your (if not then my) head to explode.
If you're gonna overclock just get the E6300. If not then aim for the E6600.

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