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Out of the Blue

The severe storms around here last night caused a blackout which lasted a couple of hours. After our last power outage it took about an hour of restarting my PC to get it to boot properly, and this time around it was about twice as bad. The machine actually came back the first time, as the UPS shut it down properly, but the keyboard and mouse were not powered up, and it took a couple of hours of rebooting after that. This seems to be hardware related, and I think I should take this as an omen that it's time to buy or build a new machine before this one goes completely tango uniform.

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5. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 30, 2011, 20:21 Neutronbeam
 
Blue, don't forget to check out the latest Tech Report system builder's guide--it's here http://techreport.com/articles.x/21164  
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