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User Info: Oayarc

Oayarc
4 years ago#1
About 2 months ago I stupidly placed a glass of water on the opposite side of my computer. When I reached without looking to pick it up and lift it over the case, the bottom of the glass caught the top of the case, did a complete 180, and landed top down on the upwards facing fan on my case.

All of the water fell out of this glass and into my 4 month old computer. It immediately powered off. I jumped up, unplugged it, opened the case and crammed it full of paper towels. After it was full removed the towels, left the side cover off and positioned a box fan up against it for 24 hours with a small bowl of rice on the bottom of the case.

I then plugged it back in and it is like nothing ever happened. Is this normal or am i very lucky?
I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of fans suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. - Star Wars Galaxies

User Info: I_Am_On_Fire

I_Am_On_Fire
4 years ago#2
If it's properly dried, you should be fine.
HP Pavilion dv6-2182nr | 6 GB DDR2 800 | 500 GB HDD | Windows 7x64 | ATi Radeon HD 4650 1 GB | AMD Turion II Ultra M620 @ 2.5 GHz

User Info: Lessermook

Lessermook
4 years ago#3
Did you make a deal with the Devil?
Im not a troll.
I just hate everything you like.

User Info: Oayarc

Oayarc
4 years ago#4
Lessermook posted...
Did you make a deal with the Devil?


None that I am aware of, but I wouldn't be surprised if he comes collecting...
I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of fans suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. - Star Wars Galaxies

User Info: Sletlite

Sletlite
4 years ago#5
I'd say lucky, specs?
evga GTX 570 OC | Phenom II X4 965 @ 4.2Ghz | Corsair H100 | 8GB DDR3 1333 | 60gb SSD, 1tb HDD | Corsair CX600 PSU | NZXT Phantom

User Info: BigKahuna38

BigKahuna38
4 years ago#6
It's probably your sig.
http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/9944/bigkz.jpg
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User Info: Oayarc

Oayarc
4 years ago#7
Sletlite posted...
I'd say lucky, specs?


Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3 Z68
I3 2100
Patriot DDR3 1600 2x4GB
Samsung spinpoint F3 1TB
Sapphire 6850
Corsair Builder Series 430W PSU
I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of fans suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. - Star Wars Galaxies

User Info: Oayarc

Oayarc
4 years ago#8
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147145
this is my case as well for reference. The graphics card seemed to be the main catch for the water but i found some on the PSU and motherboard.
I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of fans suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. - Star Wars Galaxies

User Info: ihumpmypillow89

ihumpmypillow89
4 years ago#9
Water only really kills things if the power is on if it's completely dried by the time you power it back up you'll be good.
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User Info: NuramaTheBD

NuramaTheBD
4 years ago#10
nah, I had something similar happen. A glass was on my desk and i hit it with my hand on accident and it fell over, directly pouring the contents of cherry soda into my computer. It stopped working just like yours. I then proceeded to rage and get pissed off. But the next day I decided to turn it on and see what would happen.

Turned it on and it ran for about 30 seconds. I was actually happy with that. So every couple hours from then I would turn it on and let it run for as long as it could. About 3 days later it would run for 12 hours + without any issues.

Idk man, just works. The parts where all sticky though. :\ Since then I have never set a glass in a -place where it can do that. And I also have built 2 more computers so. MEH xD
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