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I take it none of you have ever had to repair a computer used by a heavy smoker?

Yellow everywhere?
    
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Ah yes, I have seen my fair share of those.... Those are the ones that cans of air just dont cut it. >.<
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Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
I'm curious Xeb. What did this customer actually *say* when you asked, "What's wrong with it?"?
He said it had a virus and that his user name was administrator (which was bothering him XD) and asked me to change it.
 
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post #24 of 103
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I take it none of you have ever had to repair a computer used by a heavy smoker?
Nope, maybe I'm lucky.

Couldn't imagine how bad a smoker who left his system unclean like that.

If you got any pics, I would like to see!
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post #25 of 103
Thats a guy who never opens his computer. At least he doesn't appear to be a smoker, I have seen some nasty stuff inside pc's/game consoles that stay in a room with someone who smokes in they're house.

Tar + dust =
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post #26 of 103
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I take it none of you have ever had to repair a computer used by a heavy smoker?
I've used rental shop PC's used by smokers (they have their own smoking area, go figure). Burn marks on the keyboard, mouse, SCREEN, damn near everywhere.
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post #27 of 103
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Originally Posted by Tw34k View Post
Thats a guy who never opens his computer. At least he doesn't appear to be a smoker, I have seen some nasty stuff inside pc's/game consoles that stay in a room with someone who smokes in they're house.

Tar + dust =
That smell when you finally get through the first layer, is unforgettable.
post #28 of 103
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My uncles pc had those dead light cockroach exoskeletons in the side vent and a family of cockroaches in the keyboard.
The keyboard was slim believe it or not.
I was at a LAN party one time, and a guy opened up his PC because he smelled burning...he found a ton of LIVE cockroaches living in his computer.
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post #29 of 103
Dang thats bad, but ive seen worse. At this PC shop I used to work at we got a computer that we had to wear gloves before we fixed it. The entire case was yellow and sticky from cigarettes.
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