At AnonymousCo. MultinNational, we'd guide people through doing such
wonderful stuff as resetting BIOS passwords and suchlike, over the phone,
just moving motherboard jumpers, or even reseating CPUs... in their
Funnily enough, newspaper was the recommended surface if you didn't have a
static-safe workstation to hand beside your toaster.
Welsh farmers were the most fun.
ps the only thing I've fried was a 75MHz pentium... although running it at
120MHz for 6 months probably helped...
On Monday, October 04, 1999 5:13 PM, Liam Bedford
[SMTP:liam.bedford at wbtsystems.com] wrote:
> Just to sicken ya's all, I've built most of my machines at home on
> on top of carpet...
> nothing's blown up yet... then I do tend to plug the PSU in ASAP, then put
> everything into the case except the mboard, put everything onto the
> and put that in...
>> At everyman we had desks with Blue plastic anti-static stuff allegedly!
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