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Did pencil mod kill my pc? Need help plz!!!

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I was trying to do a pencil mod for lower vdroop while the computer was turned on and when i selected shutdown the power from the pc just went instantly and now when i turn it on the kight in the power supply just blinked and it dont turn on. Is it or my pc dead? I'm really worried right now!
    
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Originally Posted by DJkelly View Post
I was trying to do a pencil mod for lower vdroop while the computer was turned on


Wow, just wow...
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post #3 of 81
You may have shorted something out.

Never, ever try to mod anything hardware wise on a computer while it's turned on!
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Id be surprised if you didnt kill it
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post #5 of 81
Try to unplug the PSU from the power and EVERYTHING in the pc. When you do mods like that power down first and unplug to be sure.
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I've seen more then a few posts with people saying it is OK to do this mod with the PC on. I think it is irresponsible and I have a hunch the OP was told to do it this way.

OP, try unplugging the PC power and cleaning off the part of the board were you did the pencil mod. Then see if it fires back up.
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post #7 of 81
Erase the pencil.


Doing it while the PC is on isn't a great idea.
EDIT: Okay, so it is...I wouldn't though.
post #8 of 81
That is hilarious... One of the funniest and dumbest thing I've heard this week. Good luck with whatever you were trying to do...
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post #9 of 81
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I unlugged everything and when turn it on it just blinks sometimes and nothing. This is going to be my worst christmas ever!! I feel so down about this. If the su ligt blinks and then turns off does it mean its just the psu?
    
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post #10 of 81
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Originally Posted by ericeod View Post
I've seen more then a few posts with people saying it is OK to do this mod with the PC on. I think it is irresponsible and I have a hunch the OP was told to do it this way.

OP, try unplugging the PC power and cleaning off the part of the board were you did the pencil mod. Then see if it fires back up.
The first pencil mod i did i tried it with the PC on like i read somewhere and it shut the thing off. Luckily it turned back on for me .....
   
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