Convicted of endangering their computers?

Duct tape wiring job

Undeterred by a broken power cord, this enterprising user mended the cable with duct tape. I'm a huge fan of fixing problems with duct tape, but not exposed wires. She should have replaced the power cord or, at the very least, used electrical tape. I see call to tech support in her future, or the fire department.

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