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Compressed air(from a tank not a can) and a vacuum.
Not for cat pubes.... Those are stuck forever.

We have surface pro's at work, can't get into them, can't do pretty much anything with them to be honest.. Yeah I'm not a fan... (pardon that poor pun....)
Gotta love those ;) iFixit repairability score of "1" across all generations (except Pro 4, which got 2) :banghead:
 
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Not for cat pubes.... Those are stuck forever.

Gotta love those ;) iFixit repairability score of "1" across all generations (except Pro 4, which got 2) :banghead:
I hate them with a passion, I just don't see the point in them, might as well use a phone or tablet.. Laptops I can kind of understand but even then they fall by the way side for me. I don't look but if I could get something with a 17" screen, key pad and it being thin then I would consider it.. I only really use a laptop for web browsing and the odd film, I might put the WCG on it just to boost a bit of points, but meh... I'll stick with my desktops..

That wasn't poor at all. Actually that was a top-shelf pun.
I thought it was terrible lol
 
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This is why I don't like Molex/SATA adapators at all.


 
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did it melt? lol how, please explain this mess.
The SATA parts ignited and melted, but miraculously the DVD still worked and so did the HDD the other lead was attached to.
 

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Holy crud... never seen anything like that on a molex adapter....
 
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One of my customers' desks and he wonders why he has to call me out so often.
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Holy crud... never seen anything like that on a molex adapter....
Neither have I, that's a new one. I mean, I've seen plenty of melted parts from various electrical problems, but never something like that on an optical drive. Bizarre!

One of my customers' desks and he wonders why he has to call me out so often.
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Yup, I have one of those too!
 
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I'm often tempted to comment, but I bite my lip and take the money instead.
 
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