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USB resetting Blood Iron BIOS?

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OK. I've had problems with my Blood Iron in the past. At times, I thought it was the USB controller, but I decided it was the RAM. After 2 RMAs on my Ballistix, my system was rock solid for months. I haven't seen a blue screen in quite a while.

This morning, I go to plug a USB cable in. While trying to get to the input, I moved one of the other USB plugs out of the way. As soon as that USB jiggled in its port, I get an immediate BSoD. It was almost as if there was a power surge. The system reboots and the BIOS has been reset to default settings.

I then powered down, used the CMOS jumper, booted back up and put my settings back the way I like them. Everything booted and Vista was fine.

What is going on here? Is it just a bad connection on the USB port? I think I had similar problems using the front panel USB ports a few months back... does this mean it's the controller?

Thanks all... many reps await =)
Edited by dankoni - 6/16/08 at 10:58am
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I'm guessing no one has seen this before? I figured it wouldn't be a popular issue. I guess I'll hit up DFI tech support and just RMA the mobo if it pops again.
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Well after some time on the DFI forums, they recommended I RMA the board and see if it continues. I guess that's my only option here.

Anyone know how DFI is with RMAs? How long will it take, shipping costs, etc?
Edited by dankoni - 6/16/08 at 7:39pm
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