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Old 02-24-2015, 08:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,
Since yesterday my computer has started transfering a weird feeling when I thought it(like the feeling you get when you hold a battery).
What is it and should I take the computer to the store?
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Old 02-24-2015, 08:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hello,
Since yesterday my computer has started transfering a weird feeling when I thought it(like the feeling you get when you hold a battery).
What is it and should I take the computer to the store?
Sounds like you have a short-circuit on your machine, check to make sure your mobo is seated correct and not wire connections are touching metal
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Yes , but it is working fine.
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Yes , but it is working fine.
It can still work with a short depending where the short is..

Maybe your getting a static charge from your environment and discharging when you touch it.. try touching something metal before you touch your machine in the area
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I tried , the computer still feels the same.I think it short circuit.
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I tried , the computer still feels the same.I think it short circuit.
Your going to have to unplug it, open it up and look for any loose debris, screws, wires (maybe a wire is shorting), etc, also check to make sure the mobo is seated correct, test the PSU with a tester.

Remove your GPU if you have one, and any additional components leaving the CPU RAM and HD and try and boot and see if it still happens.
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Sounds like you are setting up a new virtual/real world experience system= if you die while gaming you get shocked!! LOL
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Could also be a bad PSU.
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I disconnected the computer from the electricity and it is still doing this .(desktop)
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I disconnected the computer from the electricity and it is still doing this .(desktop)
If you've disconnected it from the wall, press the power button a few times to drain any leftover charge that's still in the PSU's capacitors.

After that, does it still feel like there's something running through it?
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