[IAEP] Mac Disaster at DFW
echerlin at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 21:28:59 EST 2009
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 18:12, Roland Gesthuizen <rgesthuizen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Often you can get by with grabbing a spare monitor or working with the data
> projector. Good idea perhaps now to run time-machine and backup all the
> stuff on your HDD.
Last year my son and I set up a terabyte RAID backup server at home,
and I just this week restored all of my essential files after a hard
> good luck. :-)
> 2009/11/26 Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho at hotmail.com>
>> My Mac got smashed today at security at DFW. Ed placed the tray with my
>> computer on the track going thru the scanner and as he turned to put
>> another tray on (there was a 18-24" gap between the track and the table),
>> the TSA agent backed the track about 8" knocking the tray with my computer
>> into the gap and onto the floor.
>> It still boots and runs fine, but the screen has lost its backlight. It I
>> use a really bright flashlight, I can barely make out the image. Now I need
>> to do work for the SG and my presentation for Moorpark College. :-( Not
>> sure how I will pull it off
>> I will visit the Apple store this weekend and file a claim with the TSA,
>> but I think this will end up costing me a lot of $$$.
>> Caryl (written on my XO test machine)
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> Roland Gesthuizen - ICT Coordinator - Westall Secondary College
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