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Spilled liquid in laptop; wont power up

\015 Dismantled, wiped down and dried all parts; reasembled. power light comes on, fan runs for one second, then shuts off.battery light blinks about every 5 secods.doesnt blink when battery is out. traded hard drive with new, didnt change.\015

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Gennerally, this is a motherboad replacement at a minimum, often many other components are damaged too. If the system is 4 or 5 years old, it may be too old to be econmically repairable
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