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Windows 7: Win 7 Saved Me :D

View Poll Results: Was it Win 7 That Saved Me?
I think/know it was. 3 37.50%
I wasnt, God saved me 3 37.50%
I have no idea 2 25.00%
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28 Nov 2009   #1
gamer8

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Win 7 Saved Me :D

I was talking to my friends on Steam and i spilled root beer on my computer while i had the case open due to overheating from overclocking. I do not know if its because of win 7 but my computer shut down as soon as i spilled it, i turned it back on and its been working fine. Thank you Win 7!


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28 Nov 2009   #2
veii

7 Ultimate 32Bit / Ubuntu 9.10 64Bit / 9.10 64Bit
 
 

This feature was my idea. I just told Microsoft and they incorporated it.

Seriously though I think your computer cut off due to heat at just the right moment!
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28 Nov 2009   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gamer8 View Post
I was talking to my friends on Steam and i spilled root beer on my computer while i had the case open due to overheating from overclocking. I do not know if its because of win 7 but my computer shut down as soon as i spilled it, i turned it back on and its been working fine. Thank you Win 7!
Hi and welcome

Where exactly did it spill? was the root beer diet? the sugar in reg soda may still give you grief?

Kenn J++
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28 Nov 2009   #4
armyslowrdr

windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 

Cool--I can't say whether 7 saved the bacon or not, but good deal that no harm's come to your machine.

Now what brand root-beer ya drink--?

I like em all--Barqs, Mug, A&W, Frostie, Dad's and IBC etc Very difficult to pick a favorite.
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28 Nov 2009   #5
gamer8

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by veii View Post
This feature was my idea. I just told Microsoft and they incorporated it.

Seriously though I think your computer cut off due to heat at just the right moment!
Cool Thx xD


Zigzag: No its not a diet XD i was just drinkign it, it spilled on the back of my PC and on the Power box , a few little drops got onto my vid card so i thought my card was finished. My 1st moniter shut off, so i was worried
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28 Nov 2009   #6
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

I was wondering who would be the first H.E.R.B.E.R.T Case on Sevenforums

The little known function of the win7 operating system ...

Home Emergency Root Beer Evasive Reset Technology

Was designed to cater for this surprisingly common happening

Microsoft really does think of everything

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28 Nov 2009   #7
gamer8

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by armyslowrdr View Post
Cool--I can't say whether 7 saved the bacon or not, but good deal that no harm's come to your machine.

Now what brand root-beer ya drink--?

I like em all--Barqs, Mug, A&W, Frostie, Dad's and IBC etc Very difficult to pick a favorite.

Just Store Brand xD
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28 Nov 2009   #8
gamer8

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
I was wondering who would be the first H.E.R.B.E.R.T Case on Sevenforums

The little known function of the win7 operating system ...

Home Emergency Root Beer Evasive Reset Technology

Was designed to cater for this surprisingly common happening

Microsoft really does think of everything

LOL
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28 Nov 2009   #9
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

How the heck would the OS have saved that.....
It is a HARDWARE issue, not software (unless you spilled beer in the HDDs!).

Seems you just got lucky. You may have temporarily shorted the PSU, which was not damaged. Very lucky.

~Lordbob
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28 Nov 2009   #10
Zen00

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You can clean off the video card with 97% isopropyl alcohol, if you remove it from all power sources first.
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