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Old 08-13-2006, 10:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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during a thunder storm my pc was on, and lighting struck out the power while it was still running, now it won't turn on....could it be the psu or is the entire mobo burned?
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most of the time if lightning strikes directly it fryes almost every component in your pc. first try the PSU though. really sorry.
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Old 08-13-2006, 11:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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every component?
ok i'll try the psu first
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yup thats why i always unplug my system in lighting storms lol hope you didnt have a direct hit but good luck.
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