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December 10, 2008

Lesson Learned

Had my first liquid spill into my laptop, ever. In over ten years of computer use I've been religious about drinks near my computer, but yes, accidents do happen, to us all. The lesson I've learned from this is if it ever happens to you, immediately shut your computer down if it is on, and don't boot it up at all if you were fortunate to have it shut off. Running the computer with liquid in it risks shorting out the entire machine, which could further harm other specific parts inside the computer that weren't already damaged. Luckily, I didn't suffer this fate. But, I now know something new. Let's hope not to need that knowledge ever again.

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