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Arghhhhh! Water spilt on laptop, help

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Iwannabeadog Mon 18-Jan-21 17:45:56

We have very kindly been loaned a laptop from school (things have been v tight since lockdown). DD has just split a cup of water on it!!!! I’ve tipped it upside down and put it on the airing cupboard. What else can I do?? Please help wise ones...

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ilkleymoorbartat Mon 18-Jan-21 17:46:56

Rice? Or is that just phones. Sorry not very helpful. But maybe google rice and laptops?

Iwannabeadog Mon 18-Jan-21 17:58:32

I haven’t got quite that much rice at home but may rush to the corner shop for a massive bag! 🙏

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Lonelycrab Mon 18-Jan-21 18:07:58

Airing cupboard should do the trick. I’d leave for 24 hours minimum though. Kinda pot luck as to if it actually took any components down. Good luck!smile

GardenersDelight Mon 18-Jan-21 18:14:53

I feel your pain! Managed to drop my phone down the loo on Saturday ☹️
Working except won't connect to the WiFi!

Lonelycrab Tue 19-Jan-21 17:22:39

Any joy, op?

StillMedusa Tue 19-Jan-21 17:52:18

Leave it there for a few days.. do not attempt to turn on to see if it's working!
I've managed to rescue mine twice from coffee by leaving it upside down to dry out , but you have to be patient!
(Third time it was a full glass of red wine and that DID kill it...)

Iwannabeadog Tue 19-Jan-21 19:00:18

Thanks all! I’m resisting the temptation to try it and it’s still with the dehumidifier! The kids did try to turn it on initially, will that have killed it???

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