Re: NTLK Cleaning The Screen

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Fri Aug 18 2000 - 09:36:28 CDT

"SERGEI V. ORLOV" wrote:
> >... I had something like this not yet with a Newton but with a Compaq Aero >610 Notebook which got a few raindrops in the gap of the display and >cover. After a few seconds use under this conditions it switched a 1cm >wide vertical line on the screen to black and didn't recover. The screen >and display driver had to be replaced.
> I just thought it might be amusing: a couple of weeks ago I accidentally dropped my case with the Newton inside to the Moskva River from a 10 feet height - my friend jumped at once (it was not deep there) and grabbed the case which was full of water but had not sunken yet. I took out the batteries and let the MP dry at a room temperature for 3 days and it works fine!!

Hmmm, maybe some concentration of vodka flowing in the river did help


Laurent Daudelin Developer, Adaptive Infrastructure, CIS
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