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Re: [vox-tech] Hardware crash



Thanks Bill,

Yes-- I made sure to unplug *everything*. Hell, I even removed the
video card, RAM (2 x 2 DIMMs), and USB cords plugged into the headers
on the motherboard.

Dylan

On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 4:50 PM, Bill Broadley <bill@broadley.org> wrote:
> On 02/26/2011 04:31 PM, Jeff Newmiller wrote:
>> Before you write off the mobo, I would check the power supply. Of
>> course, ps failures sometimes take out the mobo along their way out,
>> but not always.
>
> Agreed.
>
> When you "tried disconnecting everything inside" don't forget the
> outside as well.  In particular I've seen USB devices keep machines from
> booting.  I had a desktop of similar vintage that wouldn't boot if I
> left my mp3 player plugged in.
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