Liquid spill near air vents

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by PWLafferty, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. PWLafferty macrumors newbie

    Jan 24, 2012
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    I have a MacBook from June 2008, and last night I spilled liquid on the table my Mac was on. I grabbed my Mac as soon as I could off the table, but it shut off automatically. Luckily, I didn't spill the liquid directly on the computer, but it did touch the back air vents. Being that the air vents are slightly above table level, to my knowledge, only a small amount of liquid got into the vents. I turned off the system, removed the battery, and placed both in front of a fan all night (didn't have any rice around the house). However, and maybe stupidly, I turned it on today only to find that the trackpad is not working at all and I am stuck in the login screen. I'm worried that I'm
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    Sounds like there was some damage. There's not much we're going to be able to help you at this point.

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