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Brand New Laptop Got Wet and wont turn on! Should i have the mothe


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GB_Live

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About 2 months ago liquid spilled on my desk and the bottom of my new Samsung laptop was exposed to water. I waited 2 weeks before i tried to turn it back on without luck. However when its plugged into the charger the blue power light does come on. I am assuming the motherboard is dead and my warranty doesn't cover water/accidental damage. I am by no means a computer expert and I want to know weather I should have the motherboard replaced, or try and sell it for parts (Most sites price the battery alone at $80 -http://www.love-battery.com/product_detail.asp?ID=8740)
Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated!!!


http://www.samsung.c...520-W01US-specs
specs:
Samsung NP-RV520 W01
Core i3 2310M
4GB DDR3
WiMax
Intel HD graphics
15.6" screen
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Digerati

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Hi GB and :welcome:

Since you don't know conclusively it is the motherboard itself that is fried, I would not spend money on replacing it. I would take it to a shop and let them determine what exactly is wrong, then you can decide what the most economical course of action may be.
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