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Hello,

I hope to find an answer here: Recently my wife spilled some tea into the keyboard of my DELL Inspiron 6000 Notebook. Now it does not come to life again. When I start the Laptop the 3 LEDs (NUMlock, ScrollLock and ShiftLock) flash once and the harddisk spins up but then it stops again and the ScrollLock LED keeps flashing 9 times then the whole laptop switches off. No beep or such, the screen stay dark.

Harddisk is ok - testet on other coputer.
Got a new keyboard - without success.

Maybe somebody can tell me, where I could look for the error.

Thank you.
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if it was a lot of tea (and it sounds like it was) then there is a high probability that it got into the inner workings of the computer and possibly shorted the motherboard out...or some component on the motherboard....it's pretty much impossible for us to know what went bad in the machine...and even if you did take it all apart it would be pretty hard to tell if anything was damaged on the board unless it was extremely obvious (burned traces, blown capacitors etc..) and even then you'd have to assume that if a part failed bad enough for it to be visible that it would have taken some other parts with it
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