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My friend, his younger brother, and his Dad have been using the same computer (Pentium 4, 1GB of RAM, 160GB HDD, XP) for years now and I got a text this morning about him complaining that his younger brother got viruses on their computer. I went over there today before work and I installed Avast! and Malware Bytes and just ran a few scans. He also complained of the computer freezing and rebooting. I heard this grinding noise coming from the tower, I asked him what it was and he replies "oh its been doing that for awhile now--I told you this computer is ****ed." The tower sits horizontally under the monitor and it is filthy. It probably has never been cleaned since it was purchased and it is probably caked with dust inside and overheating. I am probably going to puke when I open it up tomorrow. I'll post pics when I open it up!

UPDATE: Holy **** lmao. This thread is freakin' huge. I haven't gotten around to getting pictures or even cleaning the thing yet because he's been busy and I haven't found the energy to begin starting on that thing. Before I get shot or someone sticks a potato in my car muffler over no pics I will say that I'm sorry. I didn't know the thread was this massive and you guys are foaming at the mouth for this sweet, sweet raunchy computer porn. I work tomorrow after school, BUT. BUT. I am off Thursday and SO HELP ME GOD I will open it up and post pictures. If I don't post pictures by Thursday I promise I will step on one of my video cards and post pictures of that instead. I will get around to it I promise guys. Sorry for the delay
 

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lol
 

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lawl this is going to be funny

I understand that times are tough, but I find it hard to believe that over the course of like the past 10 years they couldn't have shelled out for something for the whole family.

I mean even today you can build something that will smoke the pants off whatever they need it for for like under $400.

My aunt called me up today and told me that she wants me to build a computer for her, and I told her I would but I'm not going to offer her any assistance with P.E.B.K.A.C. errors.

People that can't respect/operate a PC efficiently annoy me!
 

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lawl this is going to be funny

I understand that times are tough, but I find it hard to believe that over the course of like the past 10 years they couldn't have shelled out for something for the whole family.

I mean even today you can build something that will smoke the pants off whatever they need it for for like under $400.

My aunt called me up today and told me that she wants me to build a computer for her, and I told her I would but I'm not going to offer her any assistance with P.E.B.K.A.C. errors.

People that can't respect/operate a PC efficiently annoy me!
What does PEBKAC mean?

Ah nvm, quick google did the trick.
 

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Oh, those are the standard computers my high school uses. They're not that bad, but still a far cry from anything enthusiast.

OP, I dearly hope they're paying you to put up with this mess. Even if they were my best friend, with a deal like this, it's going to be nothing but trouble for you. You might as well backup any files and then install a clean, new version of Windows.
 

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Lol can't wait
 

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Oh man you should see their desktop. Littered with Limewire, Frostwire, and they use Internet Explorer with a Yahoo toolbar or some crap. It made me cringe.

 

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I work for a major retailer and do PC repair for them ( no not BB ) and ive seen some NASTY NASTY Stuff. Once a SFF Pc came in it was so caked with Dust and tar ( people were smokers) that their was SCORCH MARKS where the HSF was a few mm away from the side panel. That how bad the airflow got do to the nasty cakes on grossness
 
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