[TriLUG] OT - cleaning laptop after coffee spill
P. L. Charles Fischer
PLCFischer at nc.rr.com
Fri Dec 17 15:32:13 EST 2004
I had Sprite in my IBM A20p. I took it apart and used distilled water to
wash off the motherboard and keyboard. I then let it dry for two days. This
will work best if the spill has not dried. There are still a few keys that
need more cleaning, but it has been working for a year.
At 01:12 PM 12/17/2004, you wrote:
>My wife called me at work to say that she was ambushed by our cat causing
>her to spill coffee into her laptop. Has anyone had any luck (either good
>or bad) in trying to clean liquid from a laptop? Just looking for any
>hints anyone can offer. In searching online I have seen mention of
>something called Contact Cleaner which may be available at Radio Shack
>that some people say they have had luck with.
>Thanks in advance.
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