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What was Skynet trying to do in Terminator 3 before they decided to activate it?

As I remember it, and as I understand it reading the wiki page, technically Skynet was already "on", it just was contained. Brewster misunderstood the hack attempts (the virus) as an ...
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What was Skynet trying to do in Terminator 3 before they decided to activate it?

We aren’t told explicitly, but I understood that Skynet had grown smart enough to realize that (a) it should destroy mankind, (b) it was running in a contained way that prevented it from doing so, and ...
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What was Skynet trying to do in Terminator 3 before they decided to activate it?

Lets cover what was said in film first. Robert Brewster: Skynet? The virus has infected Skynet? John Connor: Skynet is the virus. It's the reason everything's falling apart. Terminator: Skynet has ...
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How did the military build Skynet after the information was destroyed?

In the second film, all the future-tech stuff was destroyed: the old Terminator arm and chip that were stored in the Cyberdyne lab the Cyberdyne lab itself the T1000 the Terminator (Arnold ...
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How did the military build Skynet after the information was destroyed?

Not all information. From what I remember in T3 military bought Cyberdyne and started developing Skynet on their own from Cyberdyne assets and Miles Dyson research. Terminator 2 takes place in 1995. ...
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How did the military build Skynet after the information was destroyed?

The army of Terminators came from the facilities under the Cheyenne Mountain. They had the strong electronics equipment which, along with the mountain above them, kept them safe from the nuclear blast ...
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