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From: mark at tweakt.net (Mark Renouf)
Subject: DOS all platforms

Exibar wrote:

>   Causing Physical damage to equipment????  Good luck....  although way back
> when there was a program that would set the refresh rate on your monitor
> very very high and it could cause the monitor to die....  Doesn't happen
> anymore though :-)

I also recall rumours of a virus in the ~1995 time frame which would 
cause overexcursion of the r/w heads in the hard drive, causing the 
heads to crash into the side of the drive.


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