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Old 03-31-2006, 12:26 AM   #11 (permalink)
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now that i think about it , that psu still have warranty right? and it fried your mobo and possibly other parts aswell+you got ripped off , so if youll goto that pc store and make a real nice scene you just might get lucky.. , maybe you can even sue em cuz of it and get alot of $$
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Old 03-31-2006, 12:43 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I'll only sue them if I can get enough money to make another pc :P
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Old 03-31-2006, 12:46 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Uh oh. . .did I hear the magic word - SUE -

I was afraid to say it myself. . .
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Old 03-31-2006, 12:48 AM   #14 (permalink)
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id sue em anyway even if you can afford to fix the issue yourself , believe me an opprutiny like this doesnt come everyday , hit the iron while its still hot
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Old 03-31-2006, 11:51 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Yeah but, you'd have to make sure you never signed any fine print that says "You wont sue us if / when we put an explosive device, AKA 300w Power Supply, in your computer."
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Old 03-31-2006, 12:58 PM   #16 (permalink)
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If you had your psu replaced by a computer shop, isn't it under warranty for 12 months. And if it can be proved that it was the psu that fried everything else then you could get a whole new computer. I know in the UK that anything "electrical" has a 12 month guarantee. Not sure about other places in the world.
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Old 03-31-2006, 06:32 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Well, this morning we checked the recipts and stuff, and on the print out it says " Replaced Power Supply " and when they gave it to us, they told us it was bigger.

My case came with a 350w PSU, and the one they put in was 300w. Could that be of any significance?
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I think that it would be a great help to us if you could post some pictures of "the incident" on this thread. I am really sorry to here how badly you were "burned"(<--that was pretty good!).
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Old 04-01-2006, 11:24 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Actually it didnt really look all that bad from what I saw at least, but the smell was a dead giveaway.
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Old 04-01-2006, 06:18 PM   #20 (permalink)
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I'm not quite sure if even bsnyder knew what he was talking about.

In other news, I called the PC place and they told me to bring it in and they would look at it.
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