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You didn't move anything inside the case around (wires), did you? That's pretty weird if you didn't touch anything. Well if it happens again, let us know. We'll have to go through the trial and error process again to try to narrow it down.
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You didn't move anything inside the case around (wires), did you? That's pretty weird if you didn't touch anything. Well if it happens again, let us know. We'll have to go through the trial and error process again to try to narrow it down.
No i didn't move any wires around it just stoped. I also live in a 1950's house so the wireing is probley not the best also!
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I also live in a 1950's house so the wireing is probley not the best also!
So true. You would surprised how bad the wiring is in some old houses. My house is 100 years old and I've rewired most of it so I know all about it.
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post #34 of 43
It could be your power cable, i had a old one i decided to use and it turns out the ground was broke in the internal wiring so it gave me a little shock everytime i touched the case.
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It could be your power cable, i had a old one i decided to use and it turns out the ground was broke in the internal wiring so it gave me a little shock everytime i touched the case.
Yeah thats a possibility. The cable is not old but its been bent alot so a wire could have broke!
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If the problem comes back, see if you can borrow a multimeter from somebody so we can figure out what voltage is on the case. That will help isolate where it could be coming from.
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Yeah thats a possibility. The cable is not old but its been bent alot so a wire could have broke!
kinks in some cheap wires break them internally, i have a tool that kinks ANY wire to a point to break the wire inside it. an it even looks like nothing happened. its pretty cool actually.
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kinks in some cheap wires break them internally, i have a tool that kinks ANY wire to a point to break the wire inside it. an it even looks like nothing happened. its pretty cool actually.
1st why would you want to break your wires on purpous. and 2nd it is a cheap cord that was included with my cheap PSU. Here the link to the PSU.
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1st why would you want to break your wires on purpous. and 2nd it is a cheap cord that was included with my cheap PSU. Here the link to the PSU.
probably the problem then,
and if i am throwing away cables, i dont want anyone else to use them.
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I think i found the problem. I run all the wireing(can't spell worth a crap) behind the MoBo panel thing on the case and the wireing for my Cold Cathode's had a PCI switch to turn on or off. I didn't have any free things to put in so i cut the switch off. Then i hooked the wires together so the lights are on. I didn't have any eletrical tape so i used regular clear tape. The tape probly came off and is leting the wires touch the case! Does this sound right?
I got the Eltrical tape on this but the case still shocks me!
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