What To Do If Alcohol Or Beer Spilled On The Laptop

What To Do If Alcohol Or Beer Spilled On The Laptop
  • Jan 12th, 2024
  • Ranjeet Singh
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Spill alcohol and beer on the laptop? Don't you understand what to do to secure your computer by this? Want a solution? If yes, read this article carefully to get the answer.

As we know, a laptop is a handy and expensive thing. If any harsh liquid pours into it, it will be damaged in minutes. So, be careful while drinking something, and eat something when you are near the laptop.

What to do with alcohol or beer spilling on the laptop?

These are the following steps you should have to follow if alcohol or beer is spilled on the laptop -:

1. If your laptop is turned on, then immediately turn off the computer.

2. Flip your laptop to drain excessive beer or alcohol from the computer.

3. Take a microfiber towel or cotton cloth to wipe out the beer or alcohol from the keyboard and laptop screen.

4. Blow the fan to dry it out.

5. Gently wipe out all the liquor before it drains into the keyboard's keys and causes some damage.

6. Leave it for some time to dry.

7. When the laptop dries completely, check whether it is working.

8. After ensuring it's working, take out the laptop cleaner liquid or spray with a clean microfibre towel to remove the stickiness of alcohol or beer from the laptop screen and keys.

9. Spay some liquid on the towel and put some drops of clean water to wet it, then gently wipe out all the stickiness.

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 Note -: if an electric current flows through it, then cover the towel and the laptop and plug out the charging switch.

·  Work patiently, and don't do anything in a hurry.

·  Use the Air dryer to dry out the remaining beer or alcohol after cleaning with a towel or cloth.

·   If the beer or alcohol goes under the key spaces or keyboard, turn your laptop to the plain side from the backside.

·   You can also boot up your laptop again to ensure the functioning of the laptop. Check out the camera, files, and function of the keyboard keys.


This blog concludes with the steps that can be followed for alcohol or beer spilling.

Frequently Asked Questions

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For cleaning purposes, 70% isopropyl alcohol spray is ideal and not harmful.

In most cases, the laptop will survive. But it also depends on how long your laptop is in the beer submerged.

You can use an air dryer, and a fan to dry it after wiping it out with a microfiber towel or cotton cloth.

Spray some amount of isopropyl alcohol to clean the laptop and get rid of the beer smell.

Turn off the laptop, dry it out and clean it with a towel.
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