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    [SOLVED] Ant Problem?

    There have been ants randomly crawling out of my laptop all day. I think this is a problem. Solutions?

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    Re: Ant Problem?

    I don't know but that's kind of disturbing
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    Re: Ant Problem?

    sudo apt-get install aardvark
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    Re: Ant Problem?

    Maybe clean out the keyboard?
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    Re: Ant Problem?

    Maybe its those electronic eating ants that has been roaming Texas?

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    Re: Ant Problem?

    If they're army ants, call Homeland Security.

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    Re: Ant Problem?

    Quote Originally Posted by FuturePilot View Post
    I don't know but that's kind of disturbing
    i know!! i just killed this one. i can't tell if it's just one or if there's been a bunch of different ones running around all day. they're so fast!

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    Re: Ant Problem?

    Quote Originally Posted by fissionmailed View Post
    Maybe clean out the keyboard?
    it's fairly new [after a 7-key mishap], and i don't often eat around my computer.

    i'm wondering if i should take it apart at the same time that i'm worried about what i may find. lol.

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    Re: Ant Problem?

    If you live near Texas this might be a a problem you should look into right away. You may have Crazy Rassberry Ants in the PC.

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/new...cle3941545.ece
    http://urbanentomology.tamu.edu/ants/exotic_tx.cfm
    http://www.slate.com/id/2191749/

    I'd turn it off and remove the batteries if this is the case, then take it someplace to be disassembled and cleaned.
    Last edited by arsenic23; June 9th, 2008 at 01:57 AM.

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    Re: Ant Problem?

    Hardware bugs!
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