Mailing List Archived Message #85

From: "R. M. Klippstein" <> Full Headers
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Subject: Re: [Virtualized eCS] Printer support
Date: Sun, 23 May 2010 12:23:23 -0500
To: Virtualized eCS Users Mailing List <>

Doug Bissett wrote:
Hey Doug,  FWIW -- an brief overvoltage condition can fry power supply's in computers (and newer Televisions, routers and other devices)even though they are turned off.This has happened to me twice down here in Mexico and my son in the U.S. just had the same thing happen to him on his computer & Television as the result of a thunderstorm. Guess the only 100% safe thing to do is to kill the power switch in back on the power supply.


It seems that you are doing better than what I was able to achieve with
my brother's printers. I haven't had time to set up CUPS for my own
printer yet. I have only been home for a couple of days, and I had to
put a new power supply into my main machine to get it to come back to
life (don't know how a power supply can go bad when it is turned off,
but...). That, and catching up, have taken all of my spare time, so

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