Leaving a Computer Running ?

Colin J. Raven colin at kenmore.kozy-kabin.nl
Sun Feb 6 09:30:29 PST 2005

On Feb 6 at 06:01, Ted Mittelstaedt launched this into the bitstream:

> You just put in a bigger filter and more fans for that problem.
Muwahahaha, my thinking exactly - "Use a bigger hammer!"

>> Interesting!  Have you actually had this happen?
> Yes, about 6 times over the last 10 years.  All of it was crap small
> minitowers or otherwise airflow-restricted cases that let the drive
> heat up too hot to touch.
> Sometimes hitting it with a hammer - hard - right when you apply power
> will get them going again.

[gets on knees]
"We are not worthy!"

> Yup, happens all the time.  You needed a Go Big Red Fan for that
> situation.

The classic infantry solution.
Won't work "as advertised"? Bring in 1st Infantry - and their fans in 
this instance!

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