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Old 05-12-2006, 07:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well I spilled a little water on the keyboard. It was working for a little bit but now it doesn't even turn on. I'm assuming the motherboard is fried. What I want to know is how can i test the cpu/ram ect to see if they are fried as well. If they aren't, I have found some replacement motherboards, but the cpu will make it a lot more expensive. can I use those analyzer cards even if i can't turn the computer on? any help is appreciated. thanks guys.

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Old 05-12-2006, 09:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Use black light to see water marks. I doubt the CPU or RAM are fried, unless you really spilled masses water and you get a spark! I think your CPU and RAM is fine if it didn't get wet. Your MB of course was not so lucky. There's nothing you can do to examine it, only way is to test it on another machine.

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Law, thanks for the reply. I'll check it out. thanks a bunch. Now all I have to do is find another machine, or a repair shop that can test it.
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