The C7 Chromebook C710 series is Acer's line of low-price netbooks running Google's Chrome OS. The devices are simply constructed needing just one screwdriver to take them apart.

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Keyboard With Water Involved- Need Help ASAP

My sister spilt water on my acer chromebook. Now when I type it'll mess up. Like 'h' will bring up a '/' and 2 will take you to the beginning of the sentence. My side arrows aren't working at all and I can't even log in at the moment.

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Abygail Hicks, disassemble your computer by using these guides. or check this video. Clean all parts with a soft brush and some high grade 90%+ isopropyl alcohol. After you clean the parts, you can either let them air dry or use an oven at a low temperature (no more than 100deg Celsius for 10-20min). It sounds like you will have accidentally shorted out the keyboard and may have to replace it.

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DO NOT use a hairdryer as it will drive the water deeper. Open the machine and get the keyboard away from the logic board then dry it.

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Turn off your Chromebook and disconnect power cord. Keep it facing down (to help water/moisture get out). In addition, you can use a hair dryer to blow at the keyboard, while it faces down. But do not let the hair dryer get too close to the keyboard. For example, keep a distance of 4-6 inches. Typically, 10-15 min is sufficient. Then wait for another 10-15min. Plug back the power cord and turn it on. It should work fine. If not, repeat the procedure 2 - 3 times.

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