Repairing a Battery Damaged 386 Motherboard
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Repairing a Battery Damaged 386 Motherboard

During the service life of these computers there were reports of batteries exploding and/or leaking, sometimes they would destroy the motherboard and other times they just stopped keeping time. Either way it was an acceptable risk and usually when the board or battery failed it was time to upgrade anyway.

bequiet Light Wings ARGB Silent Fan Review
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bequiet Light Wings ARGB Silent Fan Review

As a hardware enthusiast the Silent Wings and now Light Wings fans have always amazed me. They are weak when you compare them to more traditional fans and yet always seem to out perform them in basic performance tests.

Discovered that my Retro PC got Stoned!
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Discovered that my Retro PC got Stoned!

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Essential Software When Migrating Computers and My RetroPC got Stoned

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In this episode the duo talk about migrating computers and some of the gotchas you encounter from missing software to proper ways to back up your data. Bottom line is that you need to invest in a good NAS or external hard drive and make regular backups of your data. Later Dennis is surprised that one of his RetroPCs was infected with the Stoned virus and why it is such a great find.

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