Thursday, October 12, 2006

It’s not the battery

So last night I was sitting on the couch enjoying some Prik King from Rambutan Thai and watching the premiere of 30 Rock.

My laptop was on the dining room table, plugged in, but with the battery removed.

We’re watching TV and the damn thing made that loud pop again! The battery isn’t even in the same room, so it’s not the battery. Something’s seriously wrong with it. It still works, doesn’t feel unusually warm to the touch. But a loud pop is not a good sound.

I don’t know if it’s going to make it through this NaNoWriMo and the sad thing is that even my desktop computer isn’t working anymore (no strange sounds of that because I can’t even get it to boot). I’m in bad shape. Bad, bad shape.

(See previously Not a sound you want to hear from your computer.)

POSTED BY Cybele AT 9:44 am     Curious News

Comments
  1. I was thinking, when you first mentioned this POP, that it might have been some internal component expanding because of heat instead of the battery.

    That or a fan.

    Comment by Russ on 10/13/06 at 7:03 am

     

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