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I set up my w/c again last night for my new chip and today looked at an assembled tdx and realized i forgot to put screws and a platic washer (6-32 jam nut and nylon washer) between the top of the motherboard and the thread. http://dangerden.com/instructions/tdx775_install.pdf Will this ruin evrything if I dont have the washer and screw above the motherboard?
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I set up my w/c again last night for my new chip and today looked at an assembled tdx and realized i forgot to put screws and a platic washer (6-32 jam nut and nylon washer) between the top of the motherboard and the thread. http://dangerden.com/instructions/tdx775_install.pdf Will this ruin evrything if I dont have the washer and screw above the motherboard?
It is possible to ruin your mobo. Let me see if I understand this correctly: You only installed the nuts and washers underneath the mobo? You should have both a nut and a plastic washer on either side of the motherboard, so that they are sandwiching the mobo mounting holes. This creates added stablility and reduces motherboard flex.

If I were you I would just take the block off, drop in those washers and nuts and reseat the block. Should take all of 3 minutes.
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If I were you I would just take the block off, drop in those washers and nuts and reseat the block. Should take all of 3 minutes.
Thats the plan and so far its going good. I just don't want to half to take apart and rebuild this whole system again
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It shouldn't ruin anything unless you tightened the nuts on too tight. But otherwise, it should work, and if it doesn't boot, you probably didn't fry anything, you just have to reinstall the TDX with the washers
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Yep, I wouldn't worry about it at all, it's easy to take the block off and re-do the mounts, should take you all of 5 minutes.
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I decided to take the block off and put the washers on. That worked but my comp wont boot into windows and evrytime I try to reload windows I get a bsod when its about to enter windows setup Looks like a long night ahead.
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Ak, I hate when stuff like that happens. Sorry, no real info from me, just wishing ya good luck and remember to check and recheck EVERYTHING.
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