• BitLocker and the dead: The story of a successful transplant


    Ben Myers

    By Ben Myers

    The CPU is the heart of a laptop, but we do the brain transplants here. BWA! HA! HA! HA!

    Recently, a long-time client who had moved several towns away called me in a panic. A two-year-old Lenovo Yoga laptop had failed.

    When I got my hands on the computer, I surmised that the probable cause was the third-party charger, which had blown out a circuit inside the laptop when the charger itself had failed. The charger did not function when plugged into another laptop, confirming my suspicions.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (19.12.0, 2022-03-21).