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AaronR 07-09-2010 11:04 PM

Alcohol drop
 
I tried to clean my trackball with Isopropanal alcohol and my hand shook enough to dispense more than needed. It went into the screen area and I have [i]such pretty clouds[i] there, now LOL!
I took put the battery and wiped everything, replaced the battery and the OS came up.
I immediately took out the battery again, and it's drying.
Any hope for a second life?
It's only 20 months old, and I DON"T want to be playing for The Arena another 3 years (Rogers plan)

diffused 07-10-2010 08:54 AM

How does it look today? My husband had that happen to his. First time, it eventually disappeared but the second time, the LCD never recovered. The phone still functioned fine though.

Iare Tosevite 07-10-2010 11:16 AM

Alcohol melts lcd screens. It's damaged for good.

melder215 10-16-2010 07:20 PM

firewater melts lcd screens. well dam. ive been cleaning lcd screens with alcho since i trashpicked my first laptop. ive rinsed blackberrys out with denat alcho. worked fine for me. you must know something i dont know. i love being wrong.

Iare Tosevite 10-17-2010 02:32 PM

You probably was just very lucky that you didn't damage any so far.

Busa 10-17-2010 04:31 PM

Did you try the "put it in a bowl of rice" trick?


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