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Re: Backwards Message Hack

Article: 7374 of alt.hackers
From: (Sandor Rabe)
Newsgroups: alt.hackers
Subject: Re: Backwards Message Hack
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 1995 23:41:00 GMT
Organization: My first dosbox :)
Approved: Ahem.....
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Status: RO (Muralynd) writes:

> OBhackneedhelp!!! I have NO battery on my motherboard, that's no
>problem, I can just solder a new battery connection.... BUT I don't
>know which side is negative. I don't have a voltmeter... How can I
>figure this out (No manuals either).

The bigger side is positive, the side with the "circle" is negative.
This is _mostly_ the case, and You put the thing in with the Positive
side facing outward, so you won't see the circle from outside, got it?
(I'm NOT responsable if something gets damaged, right? right!)

Happy hacking :)

Ob_It's_So_Crowdy_On_My_Desk_Hack:  And therefore I rewired my
external modem and placed the thing in my computer. Only draw-
back is that ?I can't reach the on_off button, but that's gonna
be my next one :) (Gee it's _so_ tidy here...)

    GO  d-- H+ s-:- !g p? !au>--- !a w+ v+++ C++>++++ U--- P? L 3
    E? N+++ K-
    W--- M- !V -po+ Y+ t+ !5 !j>-- R G? tv- b+ D++ B- e+>e--- n* h--
    f+ r+++
    n++(!) z* ___________________________ [dbase sux]

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