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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. (FIH) The Don

    (FIH) The Don

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    nasty ass motherfucker :wtf:

    i used to work at a computer repair shop and i got a few like that or worse in every week, FFS why do people care so little about their computer? its one of the most important tools nowadays,

    online banking, personal stuff and so on

    and then they treat it like that :shadedshu
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    I had one similar, but didn't even come close, that's just mean!
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Damn, that's a crazy amount of dust.:shadedshu



    To most people it's just a random box that sits in a corner and lets them go on the interwebs, the last thing they care about is actually opening it up and cleaning it.:(
     
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    Soylent Joe New Member

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    Tell me about it. Plus, there's nothing at all technical about blowing out your computer every once in a while, just be careful where you point the nozzle. HP even made it easy on that computer, there's just one thumbscrew in the back that actually stays hanging on when screwed out. I'm not even sure if these people know that you can open up a computer.
     
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    some companys make so if you open the PC and not trained to do so it can void the warranty :(
     
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    Re:Moms Friends Computer

    Sufferin' succotash....yer gonna need a bomb to clean that up.:roll: Recommend a medical mask so as not to inhale any of that stuff.:eek: Best of luck to ya. Just an aside here though, It'l probably run like a Swiss Watch after it's cleaned. :D
     
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    Yep. I had a SFF Acer until about 6 months ago, I had to void the warranty when I opened it. Luckily I never had any problems with the hardware so it was alright. Still pretty ghey though.

    Most HP's can be opened without voiding the warranty. They also seem to be good about using set form factors and such.


    Yes I'll be wearing a mask and some glasses. I hope that the cleaning fixes the problem.
     
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    Stuff like that comes into the shop I work at all the time. I cleaned out a dust ELEPHANT from a PC a few weeks ago.
     
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    luckily for me most the PC i work with, their warranty ran out years ago so i dont have to worry about it
    currently the most up to date pc i have cleaned had a P4 on socket 478 in lol
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    How would they even know you opened it though?

    The only time they should void your warranty is if you opened it up and didn't know what you were doing and ended up screwing up the PC.

    If someone wasn't ''trained'' to open a computer up and opened it up anyways to clean it out and somehow HP or Dell found out, they sure as hell better not void the warranty on it. lol
     
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    some have "warranty void if opened" stickers on that if ripped (have to be if you want to open it) your warranty is void
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Ahh I forgot about those.:laugh:
     
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    lol we all do until it rips lol
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Haven't owned a pre-built system in years, ive gotten very accustomed to opening it up and not having a company bitch at me for doing so.:):rockout:
     
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    only been building PCs since last year so i am very new to it :D
    but i am still use to just taking the screws out and pulling the side panel off
     
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    It looks like they smoke too.

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    (FIH) The Don

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    prebuilds ==== :nutkick::shadedshu
     
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    Omg so much dust!
     
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    Did it growl at you when you exposed it to sunlight? :twitch:
     
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  22. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    Yes that's an MP5( full auto airsoft, but don't tell me I can't drill someones eyes out at 450 feet per sec)


    That was a pill bottle for antibiotics, and a bag for of quarters. The good stuff is in the freezer(duh:slap:) quit smoking last month tho...don't know till when again. So it had to go on the ice:toast:
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    The ice is supposed to go on the heatsinks, silly.


    Plus, when you pull stuff out of the freezer, it colelcts moisture from the atmosphere.

    I tried freezing some TIM(don't ask:laugh::slap:), and it ended up going mouldy...;)
     
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    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    You has to get all the air out of it, and then place it in some cardboard:p Its a good way to um get your water loop pre-mixed so to say.....yea that's it(sounded good at first at least)..
     
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    That's pretty bad. This week, I received a PC so I could figure out what was broken in there because it didn't start. Once I opened the side panel it became a no brainer, tons of dust, PSU fan clogged, no case fans. Before that I made a bet with my dad that it was the PSU that had burned down and IT WAS! Turns out the damn PC wasn't opened since it was built (6 years!). By now I wish I had taken photos of it when it wasn't clean.
    Will post photos of it semi-clean, though, if you want...
    Sweet!:rockout:
     
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