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    Quote Originally Posted by Yappy View Post
    It will help. However, sometimes back while working a Communication company, with a very advance lightning protection system, a few millions worth of equipment were damaged due to the strike. Accordingly to experts, it actually came underground and hit the equipt as the surge can come from km away!

    So it is best to off the PC when the weather is threatening.
    erm... turning off is one... if you leave it plugged to the socket, there's still a chance of it frying... happened to my PC last time... its all about how well the arrestor system is build around ur area...
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    Quote Originally Posted by satay16 View Post
    .......... fried my home phone system.

    anyone heard it?

    Possible .. but not very likely as majority of spore landlines are underground from what i understand.

    Perhaps power surge fried your phone if it uses power from outlet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hobbesyeo View Post
    Possible .. but not very likely as majority of spore landlines are underground from what i understand.

    Perhaps power surge fried your phone if it uses power from outlet?
    he stay landed properties lah, think happen so, ppl nearby all 3 storey, he 4 storey one...
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