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How can I "accidentally" fry the logic board in my iMac ??

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by ladismantler, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. ladismantler

    ladismantler Registered Member

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    My iMac is seriously screwed up, I get all sorts of random black lines across the screen. But when I dropped it off at the Apple store, they said they could not replicate the problem so they couldn't replace the unit or the logic board.

    My warranty runs out in 4 days, so I need to get them to replace the computer. How can I fry it and make it appear like an "accident"?
     
  2. toyo

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    close all the ventilation holes, and run it at full power with applications that takes up a lot of cpu power.

    I think Google is your friend for this.
     
  3. dextor1372

    dextor1372 Regular Member

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    jump some of the pins maybe ?
     
  4. ladismantler

    ladismantler Registered Member

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    Google has come up pretty empty for me, I tried a few different things over the weekend but the damn thing is still running, and I'm running out of warranty time!
     
  5. SuperBlackHat

    SuperBlackHat Power Member

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    Its called "Planned Obsolence" son. Your computer was "designed" to work properly for as long as it did then fuck up just as the warranty is ready to run out. This is how they get you buying new computers and products over and over again. The phrase "they dont make em like they used to" has never been more true these days, because they intentionally dont.
     
  6. Ste Fishkin

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    take it out and microwave it
     
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    Hook up more voltage to it can handle. My buddy just fried his by using a wrong charger.
     
  8. hawke

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    Jump the positive and negative power terminals on the battery compartment :p

    srsly that'll kill the power supply...

    Good luck...

    Try SE'ing phone support... you might get lucky, just be nice and persistant :p
     
  9. ladismantler

    ladismantler Registered Member

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    It's an iMac not a macbook, so it won't fit in the microwave, although I'm sure that would've worked like a charm. There isn't a battery, otherwise that would've been easy also.
     
  10. zebracross

    zebracross Registered Member

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    Put it on fire, do it like what people do with marshmallow, I'm sure the logic board will be fried, and don't forget to say "Hi I was ACCIDENTALLY treat my iMac as marshmallow, I want a replacement" say it with dignity, I'm sure they will understand, lol :p
     
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  11. TramsMedia

    TramsMedia Registered Member

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    Seriously. Overheat the bitch. Cover all holes wrap it in towels. Or put your oven to 100 degrees and run cpu intensive programs. This works trust me.
     
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    put it in microwave. i can guarantee it won't work after that . But can't quarantee the warranty repair will cover it :D
     
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    Use a hair dryer to blow hot air into the vent
     
  14. ladismantler

    ladismantler Registered Member

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    THAT is along the ideas of what I was looking for. Will try it. Thanks man...
     
  15. BlazingSaddle

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    yeah, i think the hair dryer is the best idea.
     
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    nettlestein Registered Member

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    cat urine

    or swine

    dog only poodle maybe shitsu