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Old 11-15-2004, 10:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok....i installed an antec psu and everything has been working good.......i installed an old cdrw my friend had and it wouldnt work....so i uninstalled it and when i booted uo it got to the desktop and restarted....got to the desktop restarted......so i shut it off....

then i took out all the psu plugs and reinserted them in better places...............now when i turn on the comp it freezes at the bios saying.....detecting IDE drives......my drive smells funny now......how the heck did uninstalling a cd drive BURN MY HARD DRIVE...or is it burnt.....thanks
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Old 11-15-2004, 10:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Unplug everything except your mobo, video, and a hard drive. Also change your molex connections, use a different one for your hard drive if possible, it's likely that it could be the psu or mobo also.
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i just bought the antec 430w yesterday so i doubt it is the psu...
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Old 11-17-2004, 01:44 AM   #4 (permalink)
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It sound like the drive bit it, does it get super hot if so its fried.
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