Our gallery, “Unlucky insect fries PC power supply and explodes self,” shows how one unsuspecting tech found a burst bug during a routine PC repair. While scenes of insect slaughter aren’t a regular discovery, a good tech should always be prepared for whatever she finds inside a computer case.Unlucky insect fries PC power supply and explodes self

In my post, “Lesson 2: Build an IT toolkit fit for almost any occasion,” I outlined several tools and spare parts that should part of every IT toolkit. Yet even if you have a great IT toolkit, the following troubleshooting resources that can help you handle whatever “problem” you discover when you crack open a computer: