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Soak it! With vodka!
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Nah, drink the vodka with your fingers crossed while it runs under the tap teaching.gifcheers.gif
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If your going to use hot water boil distilled water.

Make sure it's boiling and just pour it over the board then wash again with isopropyl.

Rice works but I don't recommend it as rice can leave residue of its own sometimes, although I've never heard of rice damaging components when used for drying.

Alcohol wash should be good enough on a pcb that doesn't have thousands of nooks and holes to hide moisture in.
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Originally Posted by ronnin426850 View Post

One would presume that a 2k $ machine would be designed to withstand something as mundane as liquid spilled over the keyboard... Oh well.

Sorry for your loss, man frown.gif

And you assume this why? Any idea how many Apple computers I see with spill damage? BTW, Apple does a damn good job sealing things up and it doesn't always help. There are very few computers in the world that are water proof. Liquid will find its way in.
 
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computer and food don't mix.
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So I think we agree on no to tap water?

My only concern is I think I need something to rinse the residue from between the NB and the motherboard. Even though the alcohol will hopefully break down the gooey-ness of it won't I still have to flush it out somehow?
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Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post

And you assume this why? Any idea how many Apple computers I see with spill damage? BTW, Apple does a damn good job sealing things up and it doesn't always help. There are very few computers in the world that are water proof. Liquid will find its way in.

I agree. The responsibility for this falls directly on me. Really I shouldn't have had any liquid near my work area. Now if this was a Toughbook or something similar which is advertised for being able to withstand the elements, etc I would be pretty upset about this.
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So I think we agree on no to tap water?

My only concern is I think I need something to rinse the residue from between the NB and the motherboard. Even though the alcohol will hopefully break down the gooey-ness of it won't I still have to flush it out somehow?
Should dissolve into the alcohol. If anything, I little light stirring should work.
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post #79 of 152
Use more alchol to rinse it out (that was what the last alchol rinse was for.) Alcohol doesn't stick around very long so you have less water to evaporate later.
 
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It's gonna work!!!! I been viewing this all day at work lol!
I'm gonna soak my Biostar my daughter spilled half a slush puppy on tonight!
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