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Ram Upgrade gone wrong?

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I recently replaced the DDR3 ram in a AM3 desktop system with windows powered down, but I forgot to unplug the power cable.

Anyone do this before and suffer ill results? Dangerous?

Thanx
post #2 of 4
i usually leave the power plugged in whenever i have my rig open, i have swapped ram many times like that, it should be fine, your best bet is to leave the power plugged in and flip the on/off switch on the back cutting power to the machine but leaving it grounded =)

all in all you should be fine thumb.gif
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no, no problems
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung  Samsung DVD-RW  Samsung DVD-RW  Cooler Master Hyper 212+ 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Pro x64 ASUS VH242H 23.6" Logitech MX 3200 Wireless Antec Neo Eco 620 
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Antec P-180 Mini Logitech MX 3200 Wireless Crucial m4 128  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon II X2 210e Gigiabyte MA785GMT-UDH2 ATI Radeon HD 4200 G.Skill Sniper 
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post #4 of 4
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Thx guys! smile.gif Thats a load off my chest. Good idea with leaving the power cable connected for ground.
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