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I would just like to share a horror story that just happened to me dealing with my mobo's ATX12v connector.

So one of my wires was grazing my heatsink's fan, so I opened my case with my pc still on (noob I know) to move it out of the way. Well my ATX12v connector accidentally got caught on my knuckle, BZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzz....... oh.

So I booted it up, who else could it be waiting for me? The boot disk error fairy! SOooooo happy to see you. If I knew you were here I would of brought my hd disk failure gremlin along with me! Oh wait, he's already here. I go into bios, it recognized both my optical and my HD... that's awesome. So my bios recognized both drives, but I can't re-install windows because it doesn't recognize it. By now this is so awesome me, the disk boot error fairy and the hd disk failure gremlin are just shooting the breeze talking about why people should be more careful about moving hardware and whatnot... whatever... I'm careful.

By now I'm sending Christmas cards out. I replug my ATX12v connector and I replug my HD, holy hotdogs... the disk boot error fairy and the hd disk failure gremlin are gone! So in case you have accidentally unplug your ATX12v connector somehow while the pc is still on, just replug the ATX12v and your HD(s). If that doesn't work, then tell the disk boot error fairy and the hd disk failure gremlin I miss them... sort of.

The tech savvy would of probably figured this out in seconds, but I did make two new friends
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I liked your story
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lol..........but have you ever tipped over a bottle of Heineken onto a motherboard while it was running outside of the pc?.....mmmmm.....sparks flew....emotions ran high.......then the mb hopped on a plane and flew to Aspen and out of my life
    
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lol..........but have you ever tipped over a bottle of Heineken onto a motherboard while it was running outside of the pc?.....mmmmm.....sparks flew....emotions ran high.......then the mb hopped on a plane and flew to Aspen and out of my life
I think I just died
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Thanks BlackOmega, I should send Christmas cards to everyone in this thread
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Wouldve been pretty scary for a little thing lol

and lol @ holy hotdogs lol


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