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post #1 of (permalink) Old 03-05-2010, 09:51 AM - Thread Starter
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i need some help from you guys more than ever!!!
this morning i was on the computer and it freaking caught on fire!!!
smoke came out the back of it and i unplugged it.

now the fire was small, but it was still a freaken fire!!!!

it took me awhile but i finally got it to turn back on, and i took the side off to see the damage.
nothing was wrong with it from what i could see, so i watched it as it was running.

then it happened again!!!
it started sparking and smoke came out but i saw where it was happening!

i upload the picture of my motherboard and the sparking is happening to the left side of that asrock heat sink above the processor slot.

God i knew when people said computer could catch firethat they were joking.... my GOD!




it looked fine
LL

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