Spilled Water On Your Laptop? What Should You Do First? – Laptop Repair World
Turn Off Immediately
First of all, don’t power it back up! Assume you won’t be lucky. Even if you power it up the first time, if there’s enough damage, it will take a short and turn off immediately. Don’t think you’re one of the lucky ones. You could be doing more damage. Leave it off for a good 24 hours.
Turn Your Laptop Face Down
Turn your laptop face down with its lid fully open. No rice, no magic bags, no blow dryers. Just simple gravity. While you have your laptop off, the key is to have the water seep away from your motherboard and internal parts.
Turn It On After 24 Hours
Turn it on after 24 hours. If you’re one of the lucky ones, the damage has been averted. At worst, hopefully, a few keys or the keyboard is not working which means it absorbed the water and sacrificed itself for the betterment of your laptop. We can certainly replace your keyboard quickly at a reasonable cost.