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Old 07-25-2005, 12:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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dont laugh plz recently i upraded my pc (look at sig for my pc specs). i did it all my self it was my frst build. set evrything up and started the pc guess what ther was nothing on monitor. i took it to the pc shop and let them sort the problem out. so i came back 3 hours later and this is what i did wrong

black wire loose in power cable to hdd
motherboard loose at top
clip on heatsink not attached
memory in wronf configuration
too much heat paste
2 motherboard spaces left in place (very stupid)
back plate not installed properly

he said i was very looky that my cpuand mobo didnt fry. next time i build a pc ill take more time as i rushed. any of you have any disasters share them here.
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Old 07-25-2005, 01:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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not really... but i have a question, how long did this take you?
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30 mins but be aware TAKE UR TIME if u dont no what ur doing take it to a shop or something.
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Old 07-25-2005, 01:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yes, and we've already had a thread like this in Off Topic named "What is the stupidest thing you've ever done to your computer?"

LEARN TO SEARCH, DAMMIT!!
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nooooo stop being stubborn
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Are you saying you refuse to search?

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