Definite fire hazardLurking under many computer desks are wiring nightmares waiting for just the right spark. This photo gallery shows you ten potentially dangerous fire hazards.
A Dell PC, inkjet printer, running shoe, boot, hair dryer, and a jumble of wires spell nothing but trouble.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.