Water Damage on Inspiron 1505

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  1. hom3lesshom3boy

    hom3lesshom3boy New Member

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    So long story short, I spilled some water on my laptop, which was running at the time, causing it to suddenly shut off. I didn't smell anything burning, but I pulled the cord and battery and wiped off and shook out as much water as I could. I let it dry for a day and a half now, and it still won't turn on. The only thing that happens when I press the power button is a split-second flash of the green power light. I tried dismantling it a bit, and when I took out the hard drive the green light stayed on for about 2 or 3 seconds when I tried to turn it on, and then turned off again. Does this mean I shorted my hard drive, or is there more to it?
     
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    probably shorted the psu. the hard drive is one of the biggest power users so it would stress the unit more when plugged in -- causing a quicker failure.
     
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    Does that mean I'm fucked or can I just send it in/get a new one?
     
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    unless you have the accidental damage converage that would insure against water damage....


    you be fucked.
     
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