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AresProphet on June 2009oh, gimme some time show me the foothold from which I can climb yeah, when I feel low you show me a signpost for where I should go If you can't use them normally and have to take precautions, it is a POS unit. I dont think he could have overtaxed a 650W PSU untill and unless he was going SLI/CF with the new build. Then I deleted mine, so only my brother's was on the machine.

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Serious problems, computer went off, help! Is the motherboard dead as well, or the CPU, or both? solved Power went off, will this damage my computer? Computer Spark When you clean all/format a USB does it save any backups or anything to your computer HDD?

I rebooted. Sparks Flew Out Of Power Supply Why are there so many words of apparent (Middle) Dutch origin in English? I got into windows, started moving files and stuff, etc. NotYou on June 20090 Madpanda Registered User regular June 2009 edited June 2009 Chances are good everything attached to it suffered some kind of damage.

why couldnt i have been blessed with virus based shapeshifting, urban god like powers? Computer Sparks When Plugged In again thank [email protected] What set up do you have, curious for future reference if you dont mind. Also, I usually just shutdown my computer and completely unplug the surge protector on a day that could have a thunderstorm to completly protect it from surges. If you don't plug in this cable the CPU will not receive any power and the motherboard will not perform its POST (i.e.

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Ask ! ko888Nov 12, 2011, 5:31 AM killaser89 said: I read the article you recommnded, good stuff! Power Supply Sparks When Plugged In This is the place, you can discuss it here. Spark Inside Computer I was gonna give my computer to my brother because his laptop died, and its just shitty timing.

Now I have a new problem. Of course, I immediately unplugged the power supply cable from the outlet. I didn't smell the tell-tal sign of burning, so I plugged it back in. Your mother board should be fine. My Computer Popped And Turned Off

You could be okay. The new TR2?http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Thermaltake-TR2-700-W-Power-Supply-Review/1422 Quote: We were very impressed by the new Thermaltake TR2 700 W, as in the past the TR2 series used to be a very entry-level power supply series, We need to know more than just what power supply is. http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/power-supply-makes-clicking-noise-when-i-press-power-button.html But I am even less in favor of killing power to the computer with the surge protector's power switch unless (1) Windows was properly exited and the computer properly shut down

More flashes and crackling electrical noise. Loud Pop Computer Wont Turn On Damn EZcool super silent 500w....never again xD somethinggoeshereJul 11, 2013, 3:44 AM Wait, right now LOL? solved Best Modular PSU 500-700 watt for Aerocool Dead Silence Cube My power supply made sparks and pc turned off-- gave it to a tech guy and he says psu is

Manufacturers are supposed to plan for this eventuality so usually there is room for the extra 4 just off the side of the 20.It will only fit in one way without

PcGamingRigMember Since: April 2, 2009Posts: 7380PcGamingRigFollowForum Posts: 7380Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#9 Posted by PcGamingRig (7380 posts) - 7 years, 26 days agoyeh it has over voltage protection The Snert on July 20090 LaCabra Registered User regular July 2009 edited July 2009 Wacky. Best answer CalculatronJul 11, 2013, 3:20 AM I think what happened to me, specifically, was a blown capacitor? Motherboard Sparked Plenty of the people also know, off the back of their hand, which companies make and supply good, quality, PSUs.

If your PSU does not have a master power switch on the back (it is not an industry standard requirement) and you need to unplug the computer, I recommend unplugging at I heard a spark, I think it was in the power supply, I didn't really notice a flash, I am afraid something is damaged, nothing is running off tho. Psu spark and pop noise solved how much does 500wat psu draw solved Is a 500wat Psu enough 450 Watt plat psu vs 500 wat bronze psu Can't find your answer http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/graphic-card-power-to-power-supply-or-connector-on-motherboard.html Anyway unless it actually blows up and sparks come pouring out the back I think you can stop worrying.

Try plugging the computer into a different wall outlet. Figgy on June 2009XBL : Figment3 · SteamID : Figment · Website : www.nathanswyers.com 0 The Snert Registered User regular June 2009 edited June 2009 Yeah, I didn't think that could I used to think it was some voodoo magic that required I discharge some evil energy from my body before having the privilege of the trackball and "Action Key," but now Are you sure the pop was from the power supply and not a cap on the motherboard?

again thank [email protected] What set up do you have, curious for future reference if you dont mind. Windows 7: Spark made when plugging in computer Page 2 of 2 < 1 2 30 Oct 2014 #11 Computer0304 Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit 2,463 posts S:/Earth/Asia/ Tofystedeth on July 2009 0 The Snert Registered User regular July 2009 edited July 2009 I'll try to repair it when I get home from work today. I started up my PC got on BF3 and about 40 mins in pop sparks dead...

Pressed The Power On Button (To Boot Up PC) And The Spark Came out of the power supply (where the power cord plugs in). I really don't want to find out this caused my mobo to die. The whole "static discharge" thing is a good precaution to take when installing/removing hardware, but for simply pressing the power button you really have nothing to worry about.