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The March 2015 update of Apple's 13" MacBook Pro Retina Display, model A1502, features fifth-generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors and introduces the Force Touch trackpad.

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Water spill on MacBook. Trackpad works and MacBook work

I spilled small amount water on mac on the side of the left trackpad and on couple of keyboard pads like command option but made it dry and used vaccum on it and made it dry on keyboard face for 2 days. I also used the hair dryer from far away. My problem is now the inside launchpad spotlight stopped working and i cant type anything in it any more. I tried to reset the index but still im not aboe to type. Whats your suggestion. Change the keyboard on my macbook?? Soptlight works from outside the launchpad on the screen

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so the keyboard is working totally fine and you can type outside of launch pad? its just inside launch pad you cant type into spotlight?


Yes, but nothing is wrong! I fixed it by tab


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First of all, you will have to open the MacBook up. This can be done with the help of the ifixit guides that you can find on this website. After that, you need to have a look at the area where the water has spilt. When there is water damage you can't just dry it and expect it to work because after a while the minerals from the water will corrode the components and you will have problems with your whole MacBook. You need to get an old toothbrush or something that you can brush with and use isopropyl alcohol to clean the area and even any electrical components. After it's cleaned then you need to use a hairdryer to dry it.

After you have cleaned everything up then wait a while for it all to cool down an put it back together. If it still does;t work then you will have to replace the components that have been water damaged.

This is the most effective way to clean everything up and not have anything else damaged.

Hopefully, that helped. Thanks

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