Shorted resistor on motherboard, it POSTs and works fine but Windows10 freezes after ten to fiteen minutes of idling. Fixable?

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The story behind this is I replaced the WLAN card in the board with a better one; I made a mistake and didn't replace the shield which covered the card so that it was held in place securely. I moved the antenna connected to it because it fell off of my desk, the shield moved slightly and shorted the resistor. Can I or a professional fix this? How would I or a professional be able to fix it? I think the resistor in question which has shorted is a 160 ohm resistor.

The motherboard in question is an ASUS Z-97 Deluxe.







Here is a clearer image of the markings.



Here is how the resistors should look.



Image with the carbon cleaned off.

 
There is just so much of a smoldered area, and, in other photos looked like burnt material possibly shorting across several runs/traces...

I'm not optimistic, but, again, if simply replacing a missing component someone with a fine tipped soldering iron could do it in 3 minutes, if you can find the correct value of the component in question....good luck Sir!
 

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I'm sorry, this is something that should have been done before posting the question. I have added an image with at least most of the carbon cleaned off in the OP.
 
I see what looks like two little holes for a component...

If you are sure there are no other burnt/shorted components nearby, and no evidence of any lifted trace runs nearby, if you know or can find out the precise value (ohms, pico/micro-farads, etc)/power rating of the component (not all things that look like resisters are resistors, unless you clearly see an R321 next to it, etc; a C115 designation, for instance, would almost certainly imply a capacitor), it sure can't hurt to try a new one, especially given the brutal alternative...
 

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I'm fairly certain nothing else has been shorted, the shield was right above that compnent.


Daylight is impossible right now, it's 3 AM where I live. Is this sufficient?



 
There is just so much of a smoldered area, and, in other photos looked like burnt material possibly shorting across several runs/traces...

I'm not optimistic, but, again, if simply replacing a missing component someone with a fine tipped soldering iron could do it in 3 minutes, if you can find the correct value of the component in question....good luck Sir!
 

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That is what I'll try to do; thanks a lot for your help and time spent looking at it.

 
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