I spilled water underneath my Dell laptop

Dell Inspiron 15 laptop computer (intel...
November 30, 2010 at 04:43:54
Specs: Windows Vista
Hey guys, I spilled water underneath my laptop while it's turned on. I immediately switched off the charger and lifted my laptop after from the water but a few seconds later my computer crashed. I dried my laptop off and it's now working, but when I plug in the charger, the whole computer crashes again.
Can someone explain to me why this is happening?

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November 30, 2010 at 05:12:00
If you know what you are doing you can open the laptop and individually dry everything.

I did this once for my daughter when a fellow student in the library accidentally tipped a full 2 Ltr water bottle all over her laptop. The water had even got into the screen. I am glad to say that the laptop and screen (with some help from a hair dryer) survived and is still working a year on.

If you are not willing or able to do this then, take out the laptop battery and open the laptop like a book, rest it on its edge and let any water drain out and leave it standing like that in a warm room and wait for it to dry out and try again.

When everything else fails, read the instructions.

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