Fried

In the world of computers the word fried is a slang word used used to refer to hardware or systems that have been rendered completely useless. One common example is to refer to a non-working hard drive as being fried. In electronics, fried refers to components that have been burned by excessive voltage, heat or electrical damage.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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