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i killed my sound card didn't i?

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i was messing with the fans for my mod and a wire touched my sound card the pc turned off and i smelled burning silicon and now whenever the card is in the pc it will not post. did i kill it?
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Probably. Does your computer post without the sound card? Also try checking all the capacitors on you soundcard. One might have blown and those a relatively easy to replace.
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Yeah you killed it....
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
i was messing with the fans for my mod and a wire touched my sound card the pc turned off and i smelled burning silicon and now whenever the card is in the pc it will not post. did i kill it?
Why was you computer on while u were touching things in the pc
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Quote:
Originally Posted by spRICE View Post
Probably. Does your computer post without the sound card? Also try checking all the capacitors on you soundcard. One might have blown and those a relatively easy to replace.
This ^

And dont tell me you did it right now , i just saw the thread you made about the drivers
Hope you can fix it
    
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post #6 of 6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by spRICE View Post
Probably. Does your computer post without the sound card? Also try checking all the capacitors on you soundcard. One might have blown and those a relatively easy to replace.
yup im running it now with my live 5.1 card i originally had my audigy card in. i checked all them they look fine no bulged or anything. oh well not a big deal i suppose i can get another one off eBay for like 12 bucks.

thanks

Quote:
Originally Posted by Crag View Post
This ^

And dont tell me you did it right now , i just saw the thread you made about the drivers
Hope you can fix it
it happened while i was wiring my fan for my heatsink mod like 3 minutes ago.
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