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  1. A

    Solved Pc won't boot up after 2 pins being shortened

    Dear helpers of the forum, I recently had an issue where my computer alway prompted F1 request to continue boot. I found a possible solution that stated that I should shorten to pins on the usb 3.0 Header. They were the 1st pin (VBus), it is a 5 volt power supply for the usb 3.0. the other pin...
  2. AaronN95

    Two Motherboards Short Circuited

    Hi all, I posted a thread in October of last year about my dilemma. https://techguy.org/1218119 Through my frustration i have sat on this PC build for months with it in the corner. Finally I recently worked out a second RMA process for a new Asus Z-170 m/b. This has sparked my new curiosity...
  3. S

    Did my GPU commit suicide, or are there other suspects?

    Specs: MSI Z97 PC MATE (MS-7850) EVGA SuperNova 650G PSU Intel i7-4790k 4Ghz Sapphire Nitro+ RX 480 8G Corsair Vengeance 32GB 1600 mhz RAM Samsung Evo 500gb Various HDDs Windows 10 Home Premium So while playing Destiny 2 my computer suddenly shut down and restarted. But when it restarted my...
  4. Tvee07

    spilled water on laptop&dried it; is there anything else i should do?

    okay so i spilled water on my laptop. i panicked, tipped it sideways to make the water flow out, and pulled the plug. i searched online and it told me to remove the battery, have it face down in a triangle, open up the back to wipe any remaining liquid, then wait for it to dry. aside from...
  5. pgm

    Everything plugged into USB is now broken

    Hi everyone, I have a custom built PC I built 6 years ago. No issues. However, today, I was browsing the web when suddenly both my keyboard and mouse were not capable of receiving power (not lighting up). I plugged them into another computer, nothing. Plugged in my girlfriend's mouse into the...
  6. nellis

    Metal on Metal Short Circuits?

    I've got a really strange problem.. My computer will randomly shut off or not turn on sometimes. Once it "short circuits" it won't turn on again for a while - sometimes an hour, sometimes all day. At first I thought it was overheating, but when I was messing around with it, I found that if I...
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