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  1. Solaris17

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    This ended up being the panel or the video cable. After I took everything apart looking for damage & could not find anything, I called in Dell to repalced the LCD panel under warranty :pimp:

    This one had a vertical bar on the left side of the screen that was over-bright, with a rotating moire pattern.
     
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    Was cleaning out a machine with heavy dust buildup yesterday at the shop. It was so dusty/dirty it wouldn't post. This is what the front intake fan looked like.

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    I've been taking pics for this thread at work and keep forgetting . . .

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    :twitch: ewwwww thats just fecken gross how on earth people can let shit like that happen is beyond me filthy mongrels

    I certainly hope you charged them extra for working in an toxic environment and handling contaminated components
     
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    I sometimes charge a hazardous waste cleanup/disposal fee. :laugh:
     
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    Lmfao, these are the people who call tech support talking about "my computer won't turn on" Well is it plugged in? "No".. /slap..
    I can imagine this call.. "Uhm, idk why but my computer is very hot and it keeps shutting off"
    Lol you don't know why?? Reaalllyyy?

    The darker dust clumps systems, are from cig and herb smokers I bet..lol
    Looks orangish/yellow.. XD
     
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    Just started a job @ Staples Easy Tech, so I should have some stuff to post in here before too long!
     
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    It's amazing how brown it was before and how silver it was afterwards. I figured it was de das dude's PC.
     
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    Heh lol it was crammed full of dirt. Atleast it wasn't packed in there tight.
     
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    By far my favorite thread
     
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    My HX1000. Never been cleaned over the past 2+ yrs. This isn't to bad as I thought.

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    If your going to spray a computer filthy like that use a mask, the shit could otherwise get trapped in your lungs.
     
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    Agreed. I think there's one point in the video where you can hear one of the guys gasping for air since he was holding his breath for so long.
     
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    From one of my school's servers.
     
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    That looks perfectly normal to me. Then again . . . look at the pics I posted from work lol
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    That's EXTREMELY normal.
     
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    One of two air intake filters for a $1 million dollar tester at a customer's site. This is in a positive pressure ISO certified cleanroom (it makes its way to different ISO level cleanrooms, the jist is it should be spotless. Server rooms are like sand boxes supposedly compared to these, or at least how they are supposed to be.)
     
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    What ISO standard is that room supposed to be? o_O
     
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    The dirtiest area is Class M 7, which is equivalent to between an ISO 8 and 9. That's just the place where they prep the testers and no flight hardware is allowed. It's obviously not as clean as a fab plant but our systems shouldn't be cleaning the air.
     
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    ISO: D1R7Y :roll:
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    How long have that been there?
     
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    It was about 8 months since that filter had been cleaned. We modified our recommended maintenance schedule after finding that mess.
     
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    I'm amazed at that video. Not because of how dirty the PC was initially, but how clean they made it just using compressed air. I need to get one of those compressors - it would save me a ton of time.
     

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