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“There is no magic fairy dust protecting Macs" – Dai Zovi, author of “The Mac Hacker’s Handbook"

How easily things can go wrong….

January 28th 2006 in Uncategorized

…here it is… Saturday morning…and the transformer for my HP nx6120’s power cable dies without warning.  Not a good thing when there is a *lot* of work to be done and my battery is flat :o(

HP (of course) are closed.  All HP Resellers are closed.  All the open repair shops do not have a replacement transformer in stock. 

Finally I find *one* store that with a brand of universal power supply with connectors that will fit into my laptop which is just as well because I was just about to call in a favour along the lines of “Hey, remember those 20 PCs you want me to buy off you?  Meet me at your office in an hour” – $150 later I’m back working.  Here is my lifesaver:

This laptop is not that old.  HP are *so* going to hear about this on Monday.

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