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Originally Posted by alexgheseger View Post
I've GOT IT!!!

3 words: corrupted BIOS flash.



Well, yes it does. But it's one of those situations where no one sees the other persons perspective. His parents see him trying to waste his money on something entirely frivolous (argueable), wheras the OP sees it as something that needs upgrading (also arguable).
Dude Ryan he's got it! Rep that man! That will work perfectly!!!
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post #102 of 132
when ur parents arent loooking u can get some water and use a staw to put it in the psu, not just over the entire back part, when the pc is on
    
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post #103 of 132
Bios corruption. Best Idea yet. No chance of frying your self in the process.
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post #104 of 132
Heres something, if there isnt a seal on the computer which I doubt there is you should be able to open it...if it turns out that you can take out the hdd and shake it vigorously the distance between the needle and disc is about 1/8 the width of a human hair....but try the voltage switch but I agree do it about a month from now so that he wont be so suspicious and corrupt the bios....do anythin u can but if ur psu has the switch that will do it
    
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Wow. OCN now encourages wanton destruction of equipment?

The Pursuit of Performance really takes you to some really questionable (to be extremely kind) places, doesn't it?

    
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post #106 of 132
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Wow. OCN now encourages wanton destruction of equipment?

The Pursuit of Performance really takes you to some really questionable (to be extremely kind) places, doesn't it?

Agreed. I would kindy give this PC a home
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post #107 of 132
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Computers Are Modular, If You Break A Part It Can Be Replaced. Anything Short Of Running It Over Can Be Fixed Or Replaced.
All computers made my eMachine, Dell, HP, and others, have their HSF glued onto their CPUs. The CPU cannot be replaced.

Take a screwdrive, and jam it into the PSU. Move it around a little so something or other breaks. Turn the computer back on. Even a PC shop won't open up the PSU casing.
post #108 of 132
Woha...

I just read 11 pages of this thread.

Looks like 90% of the posters didn't even bother with the first post.

All I can say is good luck man, I know your situation and as long as it's your money your spending on a new PC then I don't see anything wrong with it...

I'm with the other guys, a corrupted BIOS flash would be the best way to kill the motherboard - flash the BIOS and shut it down half way through.

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post #109 of 132
Ahaha this isn't the first thread like this. But I can't stand breaking stuff, it defeats the purpose of what I do, helping people fixing stuff. I'm a guy who repairs stuff and doesn't break them, of course when you know how to repair, you know how to break. Short your board out by using a paperclip and short two USB ports, you will damage the 12v rails and destroy the fuses.
Or you can simply brick your BIOS by updating your BIOS via any method and cut the power while it's flashing.
    
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post #110 of 132
Basically your best bet is to deal with the power supply.

This means you need to **** it up.


Stick something in the back of it where the fan is to stop the fan.
This will make it overheat and then it will die.

If thats the case the PSU will be dead.

If your dad takes it to a shop , they will open the case and void the warranty, this way when you get it back you can pour water all of it when its on and then your good

You wont get in trouble for the warranty sticker


edit: ive opened a psu before... changed the fan to make it more silent , i was uber careful tho. BARE HANDS
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