"Sometimes, no matter how much you try to protect your computer,
you need to get down and dirty with the hardware. Sometimes it's
the obvious. I never cease to be amazed at how many PC problems
turn out to be loose cables or -- the shame of it all! -- an
unplugged electrical cord. But, other times, it will be you vs.
your PC's internal workings in a battle for system superiority.
"It's for times like those that you need the kind of repair
tools that Lincoln Spector talks about in his article 6
downloadable boot discs that could save your PC..."