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This is not the sexy pic clubhouse. This is where you post the nasty pics you took when working on some chumps PC. Stuff like this:









All the same PC :(
 

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Here's another PC:



The user couldn't figure out why the PC was very loud and running very slowly :shadedshu
 

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Well that stuff in the first pictures looks like it would be easy to blow out, it's like lint or something.

Here's one that I worked on about 9 months ago.

 

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Smells like smoke and dead cat? Ugh :(

Well that stuff in the first pictures looks like it would be easy to blow out, it's like lint or something.

Here's one that I worked on about 9 months ago.

http://img.techpowerup.org/110505/comparison.jpg

Yes, mostly lint and dust, but the chunks were flying that day, my friend!

How about these? The names have been changed to protect the innocent:





Today we moved one office of about 20 people to another office. After one of the desks were moved, I found this:



Yes, that is some variety of a Hershey's Kiss :roll:
 
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Appears the first pic has mold in the fan...nice :(

You can tell which one was the smoker in those pics. :p

People with super fluffy PCs like the one above usually have wooden floors and or vacuum often.

Encounter a lot of these fluffy PCs when working as a techie.
Pcs from rural areas are the worst, Cockroaches, spiders, moths and the ones which are left open or have a PCI slot at the back open usually have mouse crap and piss under the area of the HDD where it was nice and warm.
 
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That's some nasty stuff. :eek:
 

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Smells like smoke and dead cat? Ugh :(



Yes, mostly lint and dust, but the chunks were flying that day, my friend!

How about these? The names have been changed to protect the innocent:

http://img.techpowerup.org/110505/20110503091018.jpg

http://img.techpowerup.org/110505/20110503091052.jpg

Today we moved one office of about 20 people to another office. After one of the desks were moved, I found this:

http://img.techpowerup.org/110505/20110505144722.jpg

Yes, that is some variety of a Hershey's Kiss :roll:
Caramel Hershey's Kiss. I know because they are my favorite variety. lol.
 

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That is one of the worse ones I've seen come into my shop. I wish I had taken pictures of the one that had been soaked in cat pee...
 

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Looks like dirt and grime that grew a hard drive. :laugh:
 
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Ugh. for that last one, You might want to try wearing a mask and gloves.

You might get herpeghonnasyphalaids from that gunk. Thats horrible.
 
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smoking+pc=fail
 
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Heh, I have similar Antec pictures.





By the by, dude holding the stuff is the owner of the computer, not me XD
 
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I switched from the Antec 900 to the 902 just because of that - the integrated and cleanable air filters. The 900 was a veritable air purifier it sucked up so much dust in my house, and I don't smoke or have a pet.
 
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By the by, dude holding the stuff is the owner of the computer, not me XD

lol I was going to say have you put on some weight? :laugh:

I'm gonna have to start taking pics of the things I see. My Nan's got 11 cats, a dog (that hates cats) and a PC. I'm dreading taking that job!!!
 
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The thread is going well... or rather bad judging by the photo's :p

Now all I need to do is leave my pc outside for a month or so and then post back with a result! :roll: :laugh:
 

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eew that moldy dust yuk...

Just a thought it's common sence that we need to clean a comp and sure there's no excuse for surface dust or what DELLS commonly have. Maybe thats why DELL does there cases as they do but they still get clogged up inside as well.

Do you really believe people have any idea about if a comp should be kept clean in side ? In all the computer shops i have been only one said that it might need cleaning every so often.

I am mainly on about those place you walk in to but then again not as i have looked but not seen it on websites either.

Whens the last time you seen a sticker on the computers warning about dust ?. A lot of people don't think like most of us do on here and to be honest not everyone on here thinks about it as time to time some one v cards over heating and those stock coolers are great for dust build up..

So maybe just for a idea if some ones up to it to make a thread about cleaning them and what with and maybe a more advanced part to it as well who went to make it all shiny and new.
 
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You guys should be sending those pics to The Reg, so they can do a Ventblockers III.
 
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omg. how come? :eek:
like dirt grows from your pc :D
 
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Great :wtf::eek: nasty shots guys next time I come across something like the above I'll be sure an take plenty of pics to post (shouldn't take to long)
 
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Benchmark Scores it sucks even more less now ;)

some of those are just friggin shocking :eek: actually most of those are freakin shocking if someone bought in a PC to me in any of those states I'd be whacking them round the ears :slap:
 
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new lifeforms could come out of there
 
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