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From: Sam Ismail <dastar_at_wco.com>
Date: Fri Jan 30 22:06:42 1998

On Fri, 30 Jan 1998, Tony Duell wrote:

> I like all my computers to be working, and PC's, especially laptops are
> next-to-impossible to repair. It's much easier to repair an old radio -
> just about the only custom parts will be coils and transformers, and those
> can be rewound quite easily. There's no way you can replace an ASIC in a
> laptop, even if you can figure out what the specifications should be.

Maybe not in this day and age. Who knows what wacky contraption some whiz
will invent in the future which will allow just such a thing? (Perhaps it
will be somebody among us here for just the purposes of restoring classic
computers in the year 2050).

Sam Alternate e-mail: dastar_at_siconic.com
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Received on Fri Jan 30 1998 - 22:06:42 GMT

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