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noah Jun 17, 1999 04:26 PM
iMac Fryer
I think that my little ter was online during a thunderstorm. Now, not only is the internal modem donefore, but the USB ports (keyboard, etc.) seem distress as well. Anyone tips for this situ?


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BobbyBnRI Jun 19, 1999 12:46 PM
It sounds like the storm damaged your system. You should get it serviced by an authorized repair center.

I have my iMac plugged in to a UPS (uninterruptible power source) that protects it from numerous types of power disturbances such as blackouts, brownouts, spikes and surges.

Even with these devices protecting my
computer, when a thunderstorm hits I still unplug the power and phone lines.

Once your system is fixed, it might be a good idea to look into power protection for your computer. Companies such as APC, Belkin & Tripp-Lite provide the hardware you'll need to prevent this damage from happening again.

I hope I've been of some help

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