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Is Comet Tail Dust damage to Hard drives?

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Last response: in Storage
January 4, 2010 4:01:42 PM

With the high incident of hard drive failures related to the meteor shower of the last couple of months? I have had 2 drive die within a couple of weeks on my work computer, the second hd was in use for only a week or two. 4 friends laptop hd's die and the one in my Dishnetwork DVR die.

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a b G Storage
January 4, 2010 4:06:09 PM

Is comet dust finer than cigarette smoke particulates ? Because contrary to advice I smoked around computers for years and never lost a new hard drive yet. A few secondhand ones have failed but they would wouldn't they ?

No I think comet dust is one for the tinfoil hat brigade.