An Anonymous InfoWorld contributor relates some tales of gummed-up laptops he’s witnessed in his job working in a small laptop repair center, noting that many computers are brought in after drink- or food-related accidents – some of which are bizarre.
How about a cooling fan smeared and stuffed with peanut butter, with no explanation as to why or how it got that way.
Then there are computers that evidently have been used in the bathroom, or occasionally for one – typically blamed on a pet or a drunken roommate.
Or laptops vomited on or one that was covered in chocolate cake and had an arrow through the LCD. The user explained that he’s “become frustrated” with the Windows BSODs and “sort of lost it.”
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