Tuesday, April 15, 2014

And the hits just keep on coming...

Now the desktop has died. Won't boot past the BIOS screen. I hope it is just the CMOS battery. I'll pick up one today and find out easily enough.

The latch on the laptop is worse, so I accidentally shut it off three times yesterday. Time for some duct tape. Desperate times call for desperate measures. Ha!


  1. I found that the most common cause of motherboard problems are related to leaky capacitors. In most cases these caps are easy to recognize -- the top looks like a dome.

    1. I checked them out and didn't see anything. I always give computers the good old sniff test when I open them to make sure I've not let the magic smoke out.