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Power surge, surge protectors, and electronic damage.
My apartment was just hit by a rather nasty power outage/power surge. All of the lights and electricity went out for a split second, then everything came back on almost immediately. It didn't even get completely dark, but my 360, two monitors, and my computer all turned off, and then immediately turned themselves back on. The 360 Red-Ringed at this, but my computer seemed to be OK on startup.
All of these electronic pieces are behind two surge protection strips [EDIT: By which I mean, spread out amongst two surge protectors, both of which are plugged into the wall separately], both of which have 'indicator' lights to tell if they've been fried or hit by a surge. Neither of them flipped over or show indications that they got fried. So I have two quick questions.
1.) Should I chuck out the surge protectors and get new ones? I remember hearing somewhere that you should do that no matter what when a surge hits them.
2.) Is there any way to check my computer for damage? I'm not sure what kind of damage might result from a power surge, or how I might ensure that it's okay.