Sometimes repairing a retro computer is as simple as replacing a leaking capacitor or a broken chip. It only takes a few minutes. But there are also tough cases where you can spend several evenings digging around the board, diagnosing, testing, and all to no avail. Usually I go back to such cases from time to time and sometimes I end up finding the culprit and fixing the damn thing. But some cases are so hopeless that it is not worth wasting time on them. This post will be about such a case… and the Commodore 64 necromancy :-)

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