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Originally Posted by Zakel2 View Post

Yeah - started up the machine about 20 mins ago - just pulled out my flash drive soaking wet. It's got all my school info on it zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Will it be salvageable?

let it dry for a few days, plug it in, back everything up. it should work again.
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Originally Posted by Nemesis158 View Post

as long as it gets dried out all the way there should be no corrosion as this device has no power in it at all while it isnt plugged in. I ran my phone through the wash and it still works. i just had to remove the corrosion lol thumb.gif

Power is irrelevant. Metal will corrode when wet. Even if he dries it all the way, there is still a chance of minor corrosion, but he will probably be fine.
     
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