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Ventblockers II It's been a tad over a year since our shock insight into the darkest and most fearsome interiors of computing hardware, and by our reckoning that's just about enough time to recover from the trauma.

Accordingly, we're inviting contributions for "Ventblockers II", so let's see if you lot can match this further collection of horror which has crawled into the Bootnotes inbox over the last 12 months.

First up, here's one from James Dore, who explains that it's "a machine acting as a firewall that was in the cellar of a building we were having refurbished".

The builder's foreman said: "No worries mate. We'll cover it in plastic sheeting, and it will be fine."

Rather dirty PC interior

Well, it wasn't fine as you can see.

Next up, a couple of dusty snaps from Anthony Giagiarno:

Dusty PC interior

Dusty fan vent

Not bad...

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