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Can High Humidity Damage Electronic Devices?

Getting your favorite electronic device soaking wet is always a gut-wrenching experience, but can high levels of humidity also damage electronic devices? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a worried reader...

Can a Short Circuit Damage a Hard Drive?

There are few things that can compare with the sinking feeling you get when you go to turn your computer on and it quickly dies a moment later due to hardware problems. With that issue in mind, today’s SuperUser Q&A...

Why Does dir *.* List All Files and Folders?

Sometimes you may end up with unexpected results when running commands, so learning the “why” behind the results can be very interesting. With that in mind, today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a...

Why Is a Network Tunnel Called a “Tunnel”?

The terminology one encounters when getting into the computing world may seem odd or leave you puzzled at times, wondering how and why these terms are in use. With that in mind, today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the an...
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