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Old 06-10-2005, 05:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Turn off from power button!

Salut..i was having some problems while i was installing my new hardware (now everything is ok!) but around 5-8 times i had to turn off my pc from the power button for some reason(forgot cables to connect, wrong connections, etc). Was it very bad for my power supply?
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Old 06-10-2005, 05:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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rule of thumb: make sure the power is OFF, you are grounded (touching the PSU case) before u touch/connect/disconnect anything inside the case.

turning on and off shouldn't be a problem, you should see how much time a service tech turning on and off a machine :-)

by the way, make sure your CPU fan is connected before u close the case, reason I say this is because the CPU is probably the most expensive and easily broken component in a PC (imo of course)
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Its not bad for your power supply, but it way damage your windows files, or any other application running at the time.

But thats rare, so I wouldn't worry.
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Old 06-10-2005, 05:52 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Thank you very much..!
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