Short Circuit

Forum discussion tagged with Short Circuit.
  1. junaid_hussain99

    Question Random shut down (Not Overheating) while running on battery power.

    I have a Dell Inspiron 7567. I had this issue with my laptop within a year of purchase. While on battery power and moved or picked up, the system just shut down. Not logged off, No blue screen of death, NOTHING. Just blank. The startup takes a little longer than usual after this happens. And...
  2. M

    Question Motherboard is getting short-circuit for air cooler or for Casing? Or dead for Psu?

    Facing problem from last 4 months. 3 motherboards already gone. CPU debugging lights on but CPU is ok. Last 3 motherboard was MSI Z390 gaming plus. Then MSI Z390 tomahawk(2). After that I have purchased Aorus Z390 Elite. After installing it into pc case when I turn on the UPS button Aorus logo...
  3. MrViberx

    Question My pc fans can't spin due to cpu short !

    I got a brand new gaming computer with I5 9400f B365 m aorus elite 8gb crucial ballsticks ram Gtx 1660 super Psu cooler master tm600 (it comes with the CMP 505 computer case ) After 2 months of usage and all works fine... I transfered to a new place that is really neat from the sea coast The...
  4. R

    Question Did I short circuit the motherboard or PSU?

    My friend has been trying to get RGB fans for his case and he got them today from amazon with Molex connectors, ever since he got them, I tried to help him install them His PC was off during that time but the power cable was still plugged in if I recall To be honest I do not much knowledge with...
  5. tburke89

    Question Help with possibly bricked Dell E7440

    Toasted A Dell E7440 Plugging an External CD-Rom (that was plugged into WRONG AC Adapter) into a USB Port on Dell Docking Station-Immediate Regret. Hello everyone, I'm hoping someone here can help enlighten me concerning the damage done to this machine. I have a USB CD-Rom that somehow had the...
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    Question New Build. PC doesn't turn on when GPU is plugged in.

    Hey guys. I just put my new computer together and I'm having a couple problems. 1) When the 8-pin connector is plugged into the GPU, the PC won't do anything at all, won't turn on, nada. 2) When I take out the GPU and try to use the HDMI cable directly on the motherboard, the PC turns on, fans...
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    Question Possibly Shorted USB Slots, what to do next

    Basically, I jammed something into my front usb too hard, and now just see the 3 pins(one super bent), and now 4 of 6 usb slots in my PC do not work. I also got a bunch of windows notification about power errors with usb slots when this happened. The two that work are the 2 lower slots on the...
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    Question I managed to short my keyboard with a little fruit.

    so heres a dumb one for ya. I had just made a freshly pressed juice of my favorite kind and just as i sat down by my desk i tilted some out of the glass, just lightly not a big amount. I was not even worried about it being broken because it just didnt seem realistic due to the little amount I...
  9. MarkoTrpkov

    Question GTX 970 G1 Gaming burnt help (pictures)

    Two days ago there was heavy raining in my country my pc is always asleep and there was lost of electricity shutdown , so yesterday i tried to turn on my pc and it smelled burnt, so i deattached my gpu and everything is fine, I have 5year experience about soldering bga chips etc(working), so if...
  10. S

    Question Brand new PC short circuited w/ magic smoke after working perfectly; any idea what happened?

    so I built a new PC around 1 week ago, it worked fine for a day or so and everything was all good aside from the RGB fans on my new case not working, so I decided to open it up again and try to get the fans to work. The absolute most I could do was get one fan to light up, but none would spin...
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    Question PC sometimes won't turn on?

    Hello. my PC build is -Ryzen 7 2700 -Gigabyte AB350M DS3-H. 2x8GB DDR4 3000mhz Ballistix Sport LT. (in 2666mhz for stability) MSI Gaming X RX 470 4gb. PSU EVGA 600W BR 80plus. Case Corsair 400c. The thing is a week ago, I woke up and tried to turn on my PC but it doesn't have any sign of...
  12. J

    Question Possible short circuit

    I had plugged some LED lights into my MSI B360 Gaming plus motherboard while it was on (like a dumbass) immediately after I plugged it in everything shut off, now no matter what I do nothing is turning on, did I short circuit my board? And if I did what can I do to save it and is my CPU GPU and...
  13. Question Help! Dead power supply!

    Antec VP500PC No UPS :( Was using the computer normally. Sudden blackout! Hadn't turn off the switches. The electricity comes back and I hear some sort of spark. The PC wouldn't boot up, not response at all! I narrowed it down to the PSU, I could see some burnt inductor from the PSU's meshed...
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    Question WEIRD - Power outtage when playing a game

    My setup: -GTX970 -i5-4590k -Samsung SDD -Evga bronze 600W TLDR; Playing CoD makes my computer cause a power outtage (flipped breaker) for my room and floor of the house. Tried things, keeps happening. Thoughts on what the cause is or how I can stop this? A recent weird thing has been...
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    Question What could have caused my graphics card to short and how to fix it?

    GPU in story: ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1080 Ti AMP Extreme Core Edition PSU 1: Coolermaster V650 PSU 2: HuntKey GS550 I was mid game when my PC just turned off. No errors or warnings it just turned off and won't boot anymore. At first I thought it was the power supply since the PC will turn of...
  16. Shaaxy_

    Question PC cleaning gone wrong?

    So I was cleaning my pc Today, which I’ve Dan multiple times now. (With compressed Air) for the First time I took out the GPU, and cleaned that too. My pc chilled for 5 Hours before I booted it up, but nothing happened. Or my Fans are spinning and my GPU (lamp) is on. my keyboard mouse or...
  17. R

    [SOLVED] Breadboarded computer turns back on after being jumpstarted?

    *Build Specs So this is the weirdest issue I've had in building a PC... I got a new MB, RAM, CPU, even an aftermarket cooler. Put it together and gave it a jumpstart with a screwdriver. Started up with pretty colors and all. But no output - my CPU has no APU. Shut everything off and put my GPU...
  18. agustus25

    Question Upgrading my GPU might have ruined my build

    After upgrading my GPU from a 1060 3gig (https://pcpartpicker.com/product/pKX2FT/evga-geforce-gtx-1060-3gb-sc-gaming-video-card-03g-p4-6162) to a certified refurbished 2070 from Zotac (https://pcpartpicker.com/product/bF97YJ/zotac-geforce-rtx-2070-8-gb-video-card-zt-t20700a-10p) my EZ Debug...
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    Question Help! Think I Shorted Something. What do I do?

    Hi there I'm a beginner builder, and my parts list can be seen here: CPU: i7-9700k PSU: EVGA 750 GQ 80+ Gold Mobo: Aorus z390 Pro Wifi Cpu Cooler: EVGA CLC 240 Case: Lian Li O11 Dynamic Case Fans: 5x RF120 SSDs: Samsung 860 + 970 EVO Plus GPU: FE RTX 2070 Super I put together my computer and...
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    Question Help! Think I Shorted Something What To Do?

    Hi there I'm a beginner builder, and my parts list can be seen here: CPU: i7-9700k PSU: EVGA 750 GQ 80+ Gold Mobo: Aorus z390 Pro Wifi Cpu Cooler: EVGA CLC 240 Case: Lian Li O11 Dynamic Case Fans: 5x RF120 SSDs: Samsung 860 + 970 EVO Plus GPU: FE RTX 2070 Super I put together my computer and...