[TriEmbed] Old PC acting strange

Carl Nobile carl.nobile at gmail.com
Sun Dec 5 12:34:58 CST 2021


Yeah, looked like an explosive situation!
Sorry, saw the door had to walk through.

On Sun, Dec 5, 2021 at 1:21 PM Jon Wolfe via TriEmbed <triembed at triembed.org>
wrote:

> 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.
>>
>> Tracked it down to a bloated capacitor on the graphics card.
>>
>> Just happened to have three replacements in an envelope in my lab.
>>
>> Works fine now.
>>
>>
>>
>> ---> Paul
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