PCWorld came out with an article on easy fixes for six common laptop problems. We wanted to take on each of these problems one by one, so here we go.
- Compressed Air
Second, tilt your laptop on its side with a towel underneath. This will help drain some of the water out. Just do your best to keep the water away from the screen.
Third, gently shake the laptop to get as much water out as possible from those hard to reach places. This would be a good time to use the compressed air to continue drying out the system as much as possible.
It's best to the leave the laptop near a hearing or cooling vent overnight or until it fully dries out. Once you feel it's fully dried out, put everything back together. Now comes the moment of truth. If it turns on, let it run for a little bit. If it continues without any problems, you're good to go! If it doesn't turn on, it's probably time to get a new laptop.