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I put my board in a sealed up antistatic bag with rice and it dried very good in a few hours.
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post #12 of 17
Just Dry it upside down close to a moderately heated radiator for a coupel of days. And take the Cmos battery out. And Also see if you can take the Heatsinks off the mobo to prevent any water from being trapped in tehre
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thnx for the input guys, it was distilled water. Since i dont finish up my project for another week, i will let it dry for a week.
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post #14 of 17
I had a water heater spring a leak while I was gone a few years ago. By the time I got home and found it there was 2-3 inches of water in the floor. The water heater just happened to be in the same room as my computers. The water was deep enough that it got up into the case onto the motherboard probably about 2 inches. I dried them off as best I could with a towel then used a hair dryer on a cool setting. I left it overnight to make sure it was dried out and the next day it started up fine.
post #15 of 17
My buddy Left his under an open window during a thunderstorm and accumulated a good inch or so inside the case. He assumed it was dead and left it in his closet for a year. Bios reset and a reseating of the ram and he was good to go.
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Woww, so many water damage stories
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post #17 of 17
If you can set your oven to anything below 200F I would put the motherboard in the oven at that temperature and leave it in there for about an hour. This will evaporate all of the water on the board while leaving it fully functional (electronics can withstand temperatures under 100C quite easily when switched off).
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