Litterally within seconds of hitting enter on yesterdays POTD entry. I heard a fizz, crack, phutt noise come from my PC. This was followd by my PC powering itself off.
It didn’t take long to diagnose – one of my memory chips had blown! Yes that is a photograph of the memory (alright I admit I added the smoke to the picture).
Two trips to my local PC component supplier later and I’m back up and running again. (The first lot of memory I bought just wouldn’t work with my motherboard and had to be replaced). Why does it always take at least TWO trips to the shop to fix any problem? Eh?