So the point of mentioning the fact that the power went out was because I cannot rule out the possibility that a power surge caused my hard drive to fail.
And you know how everyone who has ever owned a Compaq sooner or later refers to it as a Comcrap? Well although I am not ready to crucify Dell I would like to use a similar nickname for it, but Dell-crap just doesn’t roll off your tongue. Additionally, some minimal Google searching found Compaq Sucks, a site full of user comments bashing Compaq products. Even if you don’t click on any of the stories, the headlines are entertaining.