Repair Water Damage in Dell Laptop and Desktop

Spilling water or another liquid onto a Dell is a horrible feeling, but until you completely panic, you can have a few proactive measures which might help to conserve the Dell or your data. There is as such no guarantee that your laptop or data will be saved, but sometime there might be chance that you may be able to backup or r4ecover your data. Be careful and make sure that if water spills then try to mitigate the water damage to the keyboard in place of the entire laptop.Local repair Shop For Dell repair Dubai

Yes, there is no guarantee of any of this work for you. But anyhow I would like to share what I did to save my dell from water damage in the below given picture. And yes, that is actually quite funny .

1: Safety First!

I would to share that you should give priority to the personal security first and the rest of the things should be done. As all you know that electricity and water is the good conduct of one another and if they mix may pose a dangerous situation. If you are unable to locate the solution, then you must contact your electricity or utility provider and they will guide you how to handle the situation gently. If you find that there is lots of water involvement then you need to take precautions for your own safety (like using MCB to cut all the power and forget about the laptop though. Don’t risk it if you are not sure what to do, contact an electrical professional.

For most Water damage in Dell laptop, Dell encounters, though, the device is running off battery power when the liquid contact happens, which makes disconnecting it a nonissue—which is what we’re focusing on here.

2: Turn the Dell Pro / Air Off Immediately

Form Dell laptop, it should be turned away immediately, assuming that it’s still own. Before getting wrecked or losing control you must worry about the data you have shave on your system. As after that your data will be lost and try to save the dell laptop itself.

3: Unplug All Other Cables / Cords

Yes, it’s true that all powered deice may lead to short-circuit. You have to disconnect everything as soon as possible. As now day’s devices are coming with nonremoval batteries, but many Dell devices have removable battery, take it out immediately.

4: Dry Away All Visible Water

Now, as the entire power source are disconnected, dry off all visible water fully. Use a cloth or a towel to make it completely dry, but cotton work just fine. Make sure that all Q-Tips and corners are all used to get into the little cracks of the keyboard, touchpad, and vents. Try to wash away the rest of the remaining water on the laptop. Make sure to pay special attention to the keyboard or touchpad as water can easily seep under the keys.

Those who possess technical skill and have patience make sure to use suitable screwdrivers to disassemble their machine to wash out components too. That’s possibly the utmost effective method, but its way beyond the scope of this article.

 

5: Flip it over


Those who possess technical skill and have patience make sure to use suitable screwdrivers to disassemble their machine to wash out components too. That’s possibly the utmost effective method, but it’s way beyond the scope of this article.

 

6: Use This Funny Looking Towel & Fan Trick

This interesting step below can be used to provide towel and a fan or a blower. The basic idea is to allow maximum airflow into the laptop, while providing the absorbency for any residual water. Those crates will work just fine as they have large gaps where air can freely pass through, but we recommended using what is available for you. Basically warm is fine, but do remember that heat is bad for all electronic devices, so you do not want to blast the Dell with a blower or hair dryer.

I recommend you to wait at least 96 hours in that drastic, if no more, wait before even thinking about turning back on the devil laptop to see if it’s working or not.  It can take quite a long time to get dry out from internal and external components, do not rush it.

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8: Take it to an Dell Store to Check for Damage


After you have waited for a long time you may also know that there would be no more liquid or moisture contains remaining, you are certainly welcome to turn the dial on yourself and find it out what happens. Or we suggest waiting until it’s completely dry and bring it to our service so that we can examine it properly.

If there is no damage due to water, you can consider yourself very lucky. Or on the other hand, you may end up with a damaged keyboard or any other component. If by any means you laptop logic board or power system absorbs water, your laptop is beyond simple repair, in which case you’ll be out some serious money unless you had a fantastic insurance or an accidental injury policy for your Dell laptop.