He said he was going to trace the coaxial cable from the wall up onto the roof and see if he could solve the problem. About 10 minutes later I was standing on the back porch just outside the window of the computer work desk when I saw a bright flash of light accompanied by a very loud explosion at the work desk. It was as loud as an illegal M-80 on the Fourth of July.
Yet another reminder to ALWAYS backup your notebook, especially before you let an Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…Ãƒâ€¹Ã…expert technicianÃƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã¢â€ž¢ come anywhere near it. A cable guy was supposed to install a broadband modem, but instead managed to blow up the customerÃƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã¢â€ž¢s notebook by plugging the coaxial cable into a power cord.More pics after the jump.