Re: Water spilled on notebook
Thanks for answering! I Really appreciate it!!!-I think what I will do is try to open it up, carefully keeping track of everything and see what it looks like in there. I have another laptop that I am using now and it has the exact same processor and is also a Toshiba. It has not had a spill on it - YET :0(However, I did doze off one night smoking and burned 2 keys but they still work-I will have to buy a whole new keyboard to replace just 2 keys.)
Anyway, I think I might open it up too and keep them a good distance from each other so I do not mix anything up and compare what they look like inside to each other...
See, the other one is under warranty and so is this one, but NOT the warranty you have to buy that does cover spills and drops etc-which someone like me obviously NEEDS, so I sent it in the 1st time w/ the tea episode (and that one had 5 keys that "mysteriously" came off and got lost) to a company that does Toshiba auth warranty work. I had thought I was slick because I had taken each key off and soaked them and cleaned very bit of any evidence from the keyboard of any spill....but they said they found something sticky inside and I needed a new motherboard and it would not be covered under wrranty b/c of that, and it would cost me $100 for keyboard and $120 for labor-PLUS over $600 for the motherboard. Since the notebok was really working ok-just one time where pages just started multiplying rapidly all over the screen till there were about 50 pages open before I shut it down..but that had just happened once(and it may have happened before I spilled the tea?), so I told them to leave the motherboard alone and just replace the keyboard. I had it home a week or 2 and there went the water. I turned it on its side and a little drained out and after that I shut it down...but it ran a good 20 minutes before i shut it down-did not know any better .God knows I am definitely buying those plastic covers for the keyboard on this one right away.
So, to answer your question-I know they reported to Toshiba that it had a spill in it and even if I sent it in again with no evidence of anything having happened on the inside of it again, they still know it happened before because of the serial number and will not replace the motherboard for sure. I don't know if they will replace other parts that the company said were ok at the time, but maybe they will and from the way it is acting, there is probably more wrong than just the motherboard. What do you think?
I will post again after I have taken them apart carefully and may take pictures.
Again, Thanks SO much!
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