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Old 11-11-2010, 08:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My Sony Vaio VGN-FS775P/H had a porblem, where when i placed my hand near the audio/mic jacks, the computer would restart. I tested this to MAKE SURE this was what was causing the computer to restart. So i took the laptop a-part and checked connections, and all was tight on both sides of the motherboard. I noticed there was somewhere that looked like something had beens spilled inside of the motherboard. I am not convinced that this is what was causing the issue, because i have not drank anything around the computer for weeks, and the computer stays in my room where no-one ever goes. So i let the liquid stay, and put the computer back together. The computer is now not getting any power at all. Nothing turns on, no light, no anything. Anyhelp here? I am a college student and NEED this laptop.
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You cannot take any liquid lightly. It could easily damage any small component. I'm afraid there is nothing you can do, unless it's under warranty. Unless someone else has a suggestion.
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Well, I am not ready to accept defeat. It work perfectly for weeks with whatever liquid was in it. It is a very small amount, i have heard of people actually washing out there motherboards, is this an option?
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Guess it's just me, never really heard of this method...at least not in normal circumstances. Also there could be a short somewhere? For the power problem, you're sure you connect backed everything in place? No lose ends?
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i might try plugging it into my dock to see if that works.
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