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From: Ben Myers on 27 Feb 2010 19:26
If the back of your computer looked like this from all the tar and
nicotine it inhaled, think what your lungs would look like. See URL for
photo... Ben Myers
From: Christopher Muto on 28 Feb 2010 11:04
Ben Myers wrote:
> If the back of your computer looked like this from all the tar and
> nicotine it inhaled, think what your lungs would look like. See URL for
> photo... Ben Myers
that power supply is sure to stink up any room with an order that only a
smoker could love.
From: William R. Walsh on 1 Mar 2010 00:23
I've seen worse. And I've thrown it in the dishwasher. :-)
There was a no-name clone that didn't make it into the house in one piece. I
wasn't going to put it on my service bench, not when I couldn't even see the
internals under all of that residue. The smell lingered faintly even after
dishwashing it. It was so icky, and the owner reported that he'd shoveled it
into a closet when it "stopped working". I fully anticipated that what I was
doing would qualify more as an "autopsy" than a "revival". Yet it did come
back to life without a hitch.
Later, I did a Dell machine the same way, although it was nowhere near as
bad. That one I made a video about, and posted it to Youtube.
William (yes, the signature line is correct, figured I'd take it for a quick
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