. . . forgive the slightly macabre curiosity; but what on earth was your involvement in doing harm to - someone else's - for Pete's sake - computer sufficient to kill the CPU/PSU/Video-accelerator/Motherboard/etc & etc? - it is fairly difficult for even those with long, sad experience of the breadth & depth of pebcak to imagine how any user & an optical disk could together wreak such havok on a presumably working computer.blakes7 wrote: . . . The only parts that i can salvage from chris' computer are the hard drives and a ram stick which makes it all irrellivant know.