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Old 08-23-2004, 10:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i was putting my knee up against my case when i felt a shock. i kept trying it and intially i feel nothign, but a few second later i feel a sting. wats happening? is my case charged or wat

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Old 08-24-2004, 12:27 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Might want to check your power supply, might have a grounding issue. Did you use a converter (three prong switched to two prongs)? If not you might want to make sure that everything in your case(mobo etc.) is sitting the way it should be.

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Old 08-24-2004, 05:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Cases are grounded via the power supply, if it is not then the static build up will shock you. Same thing happens when you get out of a car, if your prone to static you should know about it.
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Old 08-24-2004, 07:52 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I think its a grounding issue. check MBD and PSU like suggested. The MBD can, if not properly seated, ground itself to the case.
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