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Use a Heater fan at a low setting ..But not an Oven I mean honestly.
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If you have a table or something that gets direct sunlight, well there you go, put it there, works perfectly. That's how I fixed my watch
    
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Put it on top of your water heater if its inside the house(garage).I would not be too eager to turn it on sooner than later.You need to control your patience dude!!!.Go for a ride on your push bike for a few days and chill out.
    
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701 View Post
Guys ***...No not in an Oven Jeez.

You will want to just Use Either a Fan with slight warmth on or just let it to dry out at room Temp..An Oven....Whats the world coming to.
Haha, bingo. I was thinking the same through all the thread "OH SHi- NOT IN THE OVEN!!1!one1"

But, NOT in the oven. If you do so, I'll come and hunt you down. It's bad to give electrical components heat, especially when they're wet.

You want it to be as cold as possible (That means - obviously - NOT fridge temperatures, but about 45-55F).

A good idea would be near a dehumidifier like gre0481 said.
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Leaving it in front of the fan is a better idea. Having air moving over the surface will help by moving moisture-filled air away from the board. Trapped in an oven with stagnant air, the air is more likely to become humid and inhibit the drying process.

The best solution would be to leave it out in the open in a room with a dehumidifier.
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post #27 of 43
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Put it on top of your water heater if its inside the house(garage).I would not be too eager to turn it on sooner than later.You need to control your patience dude!!!.Go for a ride on your push bike for a few days and chill out.
i was actually thinking about this is as an idea too.. we've got what looks like a TINY closet.. its got a door about six feet high 2.5 feet wide and about three feet deep. inside is our house's water heater.. i was thinking just leave the xbox in this compartment on the floor.. its very warm in this little closet-like space.. should i use it?
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Leaving it in front of the fan is a better idea. Having air moving over the surface will help by moving moisture-filled air away from the board. Trapped in an oven with stagnant air, the air is more likely to become humid and inhibit the drying process.

The best solution would be to leave it out in the open in a room with a dehumidifier.
is a dehumidifier the same thing as an AC fan? weve got this fan that you put water and ice on it and it blows out "conditioned" air.. would this kind of air be better than the air blown by a regular fan???
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Be patient. Not being patient might cost you your Xbox.

Don't try any artificial heat, blow driers, etc.
I had an issue with my laptopo a year ago when my sister in law spilled an entire glass of water on my laptop. I dismantled it and let it air dry for a week room temperature. (70 degrees, summer time) If you want to try and spped up the process some; stick it in a room with low humidity. Dehumidifier. It will help the water evaporate quicker.

You do not want heat to cook that board. They're made to handle heat, but not with water on it. The water plus heat could arp the board. Components. It should be fine once it dries out. Wouldn't count on a warranty fix for that one though..

Good luck..
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is a dehumidifier the same thing as an AC fan? weve got this fan that you put water and ice on it and it blows out "conditioned" air.. would this kind of air be better than the air blown by a regular fan???
No that would just add humidity. A dehumidifier condenses the mosture out of the air. Its like an air conditioner except it doesnt cool.
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