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Wet laptop

by RohnxD / May 21, 2016 3:49 PM PDT

Okay, so one morning i wake up and find out that there's been a water leak in my apartment and there was water all over the floor. My laptop(Dell Inspiron 15 3542) was on and it had gotten all wet only the bottom part and the bad part is that it was on and on power supply when the water spill occur, the worse part? I realised about the water leak like an hour later. So yeah, screwed pretty bad. However, as soon as I reached, I picked up the laptop and put it on a dry towel, Didn't try to turn it on then left it for a few days to dry under the fan. Then, tried to turn it on. No luck. I decided to disassemble it and took a look. I couldn't see any major damage, but I can see some kind of short circuit. I'll see if I can post the picture. Can you guys tell me all the possible ways to repair it?

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Picture of the motherboard
by RohnxD / May 21, 2016 3:52 PM PDT
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The damage is often microscopic.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 21, 2016 4:41 PM PDT
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