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Originally Posted by lambo_frk View Post
LOL, I am going to look into a better PSU, but it actually wasn't the problem. I took the whole PC apart and removed the motherboard. I turned the mobo upside down and a little gold-colored metal piece fell out. I'm not sure what it was for but it seems to be running fine now.

Thanks to all of you for your help.
May have been a loose standoff that was stuck between the motherboard and the case causing a short circuit.
post #22 of 26
Maybe one of the standoffs?

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post #23 of 26
Thread Starter 
No, it wasn't that, It looked kind of like a wish bone.
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That kind of shape, but very thin.
Edited by lambo_frk - 2/15/11 at 7:57pm
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post #24 of 26
Sounds like part of a bracket of some sort.
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post #25 of 26
Thread Starter 
Yea, I looked and couldn't find anymore like it.
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post #26 of 26
Turn around. See the door?, open it and go through.
See that? it's the outside.
Go out there, sit for a while and contemplate the stupidity of buying your PSU.
Go indoors and buy a new PSU which has been recommended here.
???
PROFIT!



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