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post #1 of 20
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My little brother sprayed some kind of cleaner into my Sammy 19-incher!! There's like this huge blotch of really bright section. My dad suggested to wait till it all dries out. I don't think that it will, is there any other way? My monitor works just perfectly too.
    
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i would personally leave it to Dry out, i deffinately wouldnt turn it on till its gone.
    
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post #3 of 20
Hm, the only thing I could think of -- short of dismantling it -- would be to apply some mild heat to the area in hopes it evaporates..

Oh and yeah, I'd wait a bit for it to dry out before you do anything drastic.
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Hit your brother in the head
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post #5 of 20
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Originally Posted by sladesurfer View Post
Hit your brother in the head
Yup!

lol, best bet is to let it dry out.... if you can stand to not use it for 3-5 days, that should be enough time.

what kind of cleaner was it?
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I dont know, I wasnt home, and nobody was paying attention till it was too late.
    
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post #7 of 20
Torture your brother 'till he buys you a new one. Or you could try dismantling it if it's still there after a few days and investigating.
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post #8 of 20
I did something similar with my keyboard, the componants starting burning out in seconds. Hope you recify the probs

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post #9 of 20
definetly don't put power to it when there's any type of moisture in there!
     
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post #10 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by sladesurfer View Post
Hit your brother in the head
I am tempted to say the same....

Jeez, I am amazed that you haven't punted the little nutter into the street!

hmmm.... maybe a "swirly" will learn him...

My friend, it is time to invest in a lock on your door. If you share the room, then ask your parents to get a roll-top desk for your things that are of value. If not, see if you can put a lock on your closet... it's a pain, but man... It would be really hard not to commit infanticide.

This is the 3rd "My little brother did..." story that I have heard.
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