[TriEmbed] Old PC acting strange

Jon Wolfe jonjwolfe at anibit.com
Sun Dec 5 12:20:26 CST 2021


Possibly the capacitor plague: 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague


On 12/5/2021 1:16 PM, Carl Nobile via TriEmbed wrote:
> Yup, a bad cap, usually the problem.
>
>
> On Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 6:19 PM The MacDougals via TriEmbed 
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>     My 10+ year old PC was hanging soon after booting.
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>     Tracked it down to a bloated capacitor on the graphics card.
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>     Just happened to have three replacements in an envelope in my lab.
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>     Works fine now.
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>     ---> Paul
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