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Hello everyone, I've been having this problem where if I plug something in or touch my computer on occasion the computer will completely freeze and I'll have to hard reset. Is this my motherboard shorting out?
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Hello everyone, I've been having this problem where if I plug something in or touch my computer on occasion the computer will completely freeze and I'll have to hard reset. Is this my motherboard shorting out?

 

Is this on your 690 II Advanced case?

 

You can if you want do a test of soughts - pull out the reset "plug" from the mobo header and see if that fixes it.

 

Then please report back. biggrin.gif

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Is this on your 690 II Advanced case?

You can if you want do a test of soughts - pull out the reset "plug" from the mobo header and see if that fixes it.

Then please report back. biggrin.gif
Yes it is. Okay I'll try that and get back to you thumb.gif
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Is this on your 690 II Advanced case?

You can if you want do a test of soughts - pull out the reset "plug" from the mobo header and see if that fixes it.

Then please report back. biggrin.gif
Yes it is. Okay I'll try that and get back to you thumb.gif

Okay smile.gif

post #5 of 5
It might be the case Zach, I have some crappy Zalman case or some other brand for my old '06 AMD build at my dads and touching it sometimes would spike a reset lmao. I don't ever use the hardware reset since it only runs Linux so I think the issue was the front panel reset connector.

edit: Also forgot to mention the first front panel of that case was COMPLETELY defective when I received it and almost thought my PSU was dead. thankfully you can jump the system with a flat head so I figured out quickly it was the front panel that may have had a short.
    
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