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Old 01-12-2005, 07:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just finished a build and had XP loaded and operating when I had a boo-boo. I had the power disconnected to my second HD, and when I moved some of the power cables to look at the mobo while the computer was operating a power plug touched metal on my second HD and the computer immediately shut down. Now the thing wont do anything!!!

I disconnected the power to the video card and couldnt get the computer to beep... same thing when I pulled the memory.

What did I do?

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Old 01-12-2005, 07:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sounds like you fried your system. Do you have another HDD to hook up? Does anything come up on your screen?

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Old 01-12-2005, 07:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Nothing will come up on the screen. I just tested the video card on this machine, it is ok. Unfortunately I can't test the memory, mobo, or processor!
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Old 01-12-2005, 08:28 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Try to use the bios reset jumper on the motherboard.Its worth a try.Bummer Man
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Old 01-12-2005, 08:34 PM   #5 (permalink)
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run with the MBD completely out of the case and on anti static setting and see if it runs, it may just be grounded to the case (hopefully, but doubt it.)
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Old 01-12-2005, 08:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Don't double post. This thread is closed.

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