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Date: Wed Jan 17 17:06:12 2001

That is a little more boring than I imagined, but I'm glad it's not
another 'totally true urban legend'.

I had imagined a design fault that fried logic circuits on the main board
and didn't know it was display related. Thanks for the info!



In <>, on 01/17/01
   at 06:06 PM, Sellam Ismail <> said:

>On Wed, 17 Jan 2001 wrote:

>> There used to be a poke on early Commodor Pets that would fry the
>> computer. At least I HEARD there was one. Anybody know if this is true?

>Yes, it was. I'm sure there is someone more knowledgeable that can
>comment on this, but apparently it had somethin to do with setting the
>refresh rate on the display to something it couldn't handle, and it would
> fry it.

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