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If you're going to store your laptop in the easybake, it's best to tell anyone else who might be preheating the oven about your secret stash, or this might be the result.

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If you live in a high-crime area, one of the best places to store your valuables is the oven. Seriously. No thief ever thinks to look there, and in the event of a fire, the thermal insulation works both ways protecting your stuff. That said, if you're going to store your laptop in the Easy-Bake, it's best to tell anyone else who might be preheating the oven about your secret stash, or this might be the result. Believe it or not, despite a five-minute dose of 300 degrees Fahrenheit, the notebook eventually powered up to full functionality. Found via reddit.

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11 comments
techiewayne
techiewayne

Being a former Fire Service Captain I have seen numerous differant items stored in the oven (and houses burned downed over them) but never a laptop. This is a first for me after 22 years. You should NEVER EVER store anything in the oven at all.

Lovs2look
Lovs2look

Never ever? So I can't store my defrosted chicken in there for a couple of hours? Can't store my sweet potatos or pumkin either, geez you're a hard man!

retro77
retro77

Wow, even 300 degrees cant burn that Microsoft serial number off.

jmcrawford62
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I hear that Dell is currently working to replace the DVD/CD drives with a pop-out timer to let you know when it's done.

Dr Dij
Dr Dij

it got REALLY HOT! enuf to be its own easy-bake oven.

patrickhenderson1984
patrickhenderson1984

Why would anyone ever think it is a good idea to store, hide, or keep a laptop in an oven. This has got to be the stupidest place to keep any thing other than kitchen accessories. Just my 2 cents

rob
rob

with the tiny apartments here in NYC, we need all the extra storage space we can get. So DVDs are in the oven which we rarely use for cooking.

shraven
shraven

So the question remains: Did Dell cover this under their warranty?

Lovs2look
Lovs2look

IF you purchased the extended warranty at time of purchase, then yes coffee spills, drops and kids formatting your HDD are all covered. Will cost you tho'.

loca31
loca31

It might be wise to pull the fuse out of the top of the oven so you have to remember there's something in it when about to turn it on. I used to store things in my oven, and I melted some Tupperware that way when I forgot it was there.