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RE: Boot Order

Power Surges and Brown-outs can damage PC Power-Supplies, MotherBoards, or anything inside PC. Also, your external USB drives. Your software and Windows can also get corrupt.

Inexpensive power-strip like surge suppressors are pretty useless. You need a real battery backup like APC or CyberPower. They run about us$125.

They have isolation transformer inside (or similar circuit) that protects machine. 


If all that happened is some boot-orders got switched around, you got very lucky (that time).

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