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Another coffee spill.......what next?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by jfriedlund, Aug 13, 2012.

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  1. jfriedlund

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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?
     
  2. SUEOHIO

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    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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