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Call APC and ask for a replacement PC. That IS their warranty. And their UPS did fail which caused everything to blow.

There are two problems with your suggestion.

1.) I build that machine from parts 9 years ago, and there is no place I could get one like that. Furthermore, since it was not a mass-produced commercial item, there is no way they could evaluate the replacement cost of it.

2.) It is not a bit clear that the UPS failed. It is working just fine right now. That power supply has been on 24/7/52 since I got it in early 2003, and the UPS is pretty new. The UPS was running the computer for about 20 minutes after the power failed. I then shut it all down. The main power panel has a whole-house surge protector in it that is working. When I turned on the UPS (there was power to it), it came up normally and passed its internal self-check.
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