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Everytime I touch my case and push it to the right, the system locks up and restarts. Now obviously I assumed it was a short, but I covered every single connector I'm not using with tape. Does it have to be electrical tape?

I'm out of idea. I even tried to put anti static wrap in between my mobo tray and case door.

It will no longer post. Look at latest 4 posts for updated info. I have no idea what to do anymore.
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It has to be a short. What kind of sound does it make when it shuts off...?
    
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Originally Posted by redsox83381 View Post
It has to be a short. What kind of sound does it make when it shuts off...?
It doesn't make a sound.

And I know it has to be a short, but I'm telling you I covered everything electric with tape.
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make sure the screws holding the mobo in place are tightened all the way, I was putting a computer together a few nights ago, and I found that some screws are too long for the, crap I forgot what they are called but the screws you screw into the actual case, and the mobo can wiggle back and forth even though the screw holding the mobo in place is tightened. Other than that, if all connectors are in all the way, I would change out the psu and see what happens.
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Well it posted out of the case, which leads me to believe that the problem is with my standoffs. I think some may be different sized.
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I got new standoffs and even used cardboard washers this time, I still can't post. I am really fed up and need some good help right now...
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Have you tried removing components one by one? That might isolate the problem
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post #8 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jaclipse View Post
Have you tried removing components one by one? That might isolate the problem
Tried that already, nothing.

I just installed everything and when i pressed the video card in towards the pci bracket, it showed video. As soon as i let go, it froze up. I tried again and again and got varied results. Then I just tried to move my tuniq around and noticed that when i moved my tuniq and my video card around, my board moves and flexes a little. Do you guys think that the Tuniq backplate could be causing this short?

Please...help me.
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post #10 of 11
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I just tried taping the Tuniq backplate and nothing changed. I am completely lost.
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