I plugged it in. This model had a door that opened on the front. The power button was behind the door. I opened the door.
"WHAT!? What is that!?" he bellowed.
"This is where the power button is"
"What have I been pressing?" As he pointed to the front.
"Ah. That's the logo."
"I don't want to sign this."
"All customer have to sign it," I said.
"All your customers don't work for the secret service and carry a concealed firearm."
He signed it, but I agreed to be VERY VERY careful.
"When I booted it up there was a Rundll32.exe error. I'm pretty sure it's a virus. I went through the registry and removed all instances. It's having trouble booting, Thoughts?"
Turns out he was in his final year the local state university. All his papers where on the computer. The computer with the dead hard drive, no backup. 4 years...gone. Turns out the tech didn't anchor the HD in place. "I wedged it in. I thought it would be fine without the screws."
As it begins to post, the man gasp, "WHERE IS IT?"
"There was an error on the screen! I turned it off right when it popped up, so I could bring it in and show you!"
Every once in a while I pop in just to see how the place has changed.... It hasn't.