Old Dogs/Old Trick/New Applications
Several yrs ago our refrigerator decided to got on a cold strike. It got very cold and started freezing everything. The water filter froze and cracked.
The repairman told me I should have turned the power off and then back on.
Remember the olden days of computers when they often froze up and then rebooting often fixed the problem so even if you knew nothing, you could look like a genius. Since the problem, the refrigerator (so far) has behaved.
..................but this morning, the microwave oven, after accepting the cook time refused to do anything....including cook, clear, etc. Not knowing anything better to do, I pulled the plug and then plugged it in again. Instant success! I know DW's tablet (Kindle) has also had this problem at least once.
So , just FYI, file the secret away just in case.