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Laptop issue


#1
Hi,

I have a Samsung R560, which was working great until I spilled a bit of my fizzy pop on it by accident. Now I'm having issues with the touchpad left button. It works intermittently. I know there has to be fluid under the button, because I have press hard on it, and in different places for it to work. My question is, with laptops are there ways of cleaning out the touchpad?

I can see myself having to send it off for a service and having to pay because the mistake was my own. :(
 
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chrismitchell

Guest
#2
unfortunately (from experience) the best thing to do is send it off to be serviced.. i've had to do that with a Dell Laptop before from someone here at work spilling hot chocolate on one of our laptops and then having the joy of sending it away to be serviced.

I wouldn't trust any "I did this and it worked for me" things as it could do more harm than good.
 
#4
Yeah hairdryer could work. Or maybe try some contact cleaner? Always use that to clean my DJ equipment. Works a treat :)

If that doesn't work you'll probably have to get it serviced.
 

Renniks

Senior Member
#5
Yeh, hair dryer it for a while, all it can do is not dry it, and then it needs servicing, watch other methods as you causing other damage could up the price...
dont open it up either as that causes the warranty to void, and they can tell :S