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Got a few drops of water on my keyboard

I was watching a show on my MacBook Air whilst cleaning up in the bathroom, and managed to get a few droplets of water on the keyboard and trackpad. I wiped them away immediately, but a tiny bit managed to get into the cracks. The trackpad starting acting funny, and I got nervous, so I closed my laptop and left it alone for a while. I would've shut it down completely, but as I said, the trackpad wasn't working. I come back to check on my laptop, and now it's not turning on. On top of that, I connected the charger to see if it would do anything, and anytime I press and hold the power button, as soon as I let go, the charger shows that it's fully charged, then goes back to red immediately after. What's going on?

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Sounds like you may have shorted out the keyboard. The replacement keyboards can be found on eBay. Just make sure to correctly identify your machine before buying one.

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