I work on a desk isolated in the middle of a room and up on legs, with no vents overhead. A room in which I NEVER see ants. Except on my MacBook Air! I see them all the time! (The only other places I see ants here is in other rooms, near water: kitchen sink and bathroom sink. And in the salt shaker--they go there to die all the time. I NEVER see ants on food though even when I forget and leave food on a counter.)<br><br>Then the other day I set up my PowerBook G4 on a shelf 12 feet away, and noticed it gets ants too!<br><br>It's not like they need to seek heat: it's summer for Pete's sake!<br><br>What gives? All I need is ants dying by the dozen inside my laptop vents.<br><br>nagr[color:red]o</font color=red>mme<br><br>I require stroyent!<br>TeamMacOSX.com | MacClan.net
<OZ class="The Great and Terrible> NO FOOD OR DRINK ON THE COMPUTER DESK. </OZ><br><br>I've lost friends, jobs and marriages over it, but nobody takes food near the machines And my 2-year old 24" LCD is still spotless as a result.<br><br>nagr[color:red]o</font color=red>mme<br><br>I require stroyent!<br>TeamMacOSX.com | MacClan.net
I had a similar problem both in Costa Rica and in Hawaii. I made a post at MacCentral at the time when I was in CR. Folks laughed at me but it was a problem.<br><br>Beware of the pesky things. An ant infestation fried one of carp's Mac Minis. <br><br>
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>And my 2-year old 24" LCD is still spotless as a result.<p><hr></blockquote><p>Maybe it's dense day, I don't get it, as a result of what?<br><br>Earth humor escapes me sometimes. <br><br>------>#1 - JD's Trivia game<br><br>------>#2 - MM-MCF Trivia game
Its called low electrical harmonics - something like that<br><br>Anyway some electrical devices give off a electrical frequency that the ants pick up in their antennas and then follow it back to the device . The mystery is why the ants die in the device and what frequency the ants are attracted too ? ?<br><br>One of my Mac Minis died from an ant invasion - untold numbers of Smoke Detectors "sensor" that have failed due to dead ants.<br><br>I suspect even when your Mac Air is off and on the shelve there is a ROM chip thats still on or something like that.<br><br>
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