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Old 11-30-2005, 06:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I plugged in a firewire cable into my front port the other day (I've never used it til now) and I heard a small pop. After that all my USB devices stopped working. My keyboard worked so I tried restarting. After the restart my video card wasn't displaying. So I assumed this was my power supply. I shut it off for an hour before I started working on it. After that nothing would turn on. So I swapped the power supply and still nothing. Did I fry my mother board? Or is there something else it could be?

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Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz T7200
2GB DDR2 667MHz
80GB 5400RPM HDD
256MB nVidia 7900 GeForce Go

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Old 11-30-2005, 07:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yea probly the mobo. But very likely could be both your old PSU and mobo.

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Old 11-30-2005, 08:13 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Try turning it on with nothing but RAM, CPU or Video card, you mobo is prolly gone though, what Power supply?
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