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post #11 of 20
In my house it was always nature over nurture which is why i have been through 3 little brothers, but they had it coming for various reasons.

If your little brother simply sprayed it onto the screen, aside from dripping down into the crack, I don't see how it would be in your monitor. So unless you are willing to take it apart to give it a good drying, then let it sit for a couple of days would be the best bet on your part.
post #12 of 20
Are you sure it was just water and not some cleaning solvent? Disassembling a monitor is easy...
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post #13 of 20
why was he spraying crap on YOUR monitor

maybe while waiting for it to dry put some landmines around your desk
    
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post #14 of 20
How did it get inside??? It is nearly impossible to just "spray" on something and get it inside of the monitor ONTO the back of screen
    
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post #15 of 20
hey.... clean it if u can and do this
http://www.geardigest.com/2004/11/13..._your_tv_for_/
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post #16 of 20
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The monitor is in the living room. The whole reason I wanted to get a job was so that I could get a computer in my room. But hey, it's all dried out. So far there are no problems.

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post #17 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by legoman786 View Post
My little brother sprayed some kind of cleaner into my 19-incher!!
Good size dude, sheesh!

Anyhow, less comical, hope your monitor lives, do what they say, let it be, let it be, let it be, oh let it be, whispered words of wisdom, let it be...
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post #18 of 20
If you drop water in your monitor, it should be fine. It's not called a Liquid Crystal Display for nothing, you know
    
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post #19 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
If you drop water in your monitor, it should be fine. It's not called a Liquid Crystal Display for nothing, you know
uh......? there are electronics that aren't encased in with the liquid part of the LCD.... it's possible to get it in that and still mess things up.

Plus, i don't think water is the liquid they're talking about...
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post #20 of 20
Wow, some people really can't realize that I'm really not an idiot... Sarcasm, people. I do have a few posts, and I actually do know at least enough about computers to know not to put water directly in a monitor...

As long as the water is gone when you run electricity through it, it should be fine. Just unplug it for a while and then power it up once it dries out.
    
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