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Old August 22, 2012, 06:16 AM
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Originally Posted by PcWizTech View Post
Oh of course, I'll say that i live in spain and surely i know that moderators here can easily track my ISP. I have nothing to hide (: . Its just that im only 16 and im just catious about this stuff, i don't know why. Here is the thing. Lets say a screw fell behind there or a cable was back there. Would that of fried my motherboard? Or should i just remount it and get rid of that screw or cable if one happens to be there?
I can sympathize with not wanting to give out your physical location. I felt the same way for quite a while when I first started surfing the internets... :) We're such a close knit group that sometimes we forget that not everybody feels like they're part of the family. :)

If a screw happened to fall in and short something out, most of the time it just causes a no post and doesn't permanently damage anything, but at that point there are no guarantees.

One of the reasons why folks are asking location / suggesting getting help is that you're quickly getting to the point of not being able get much more faultfinding done without access to replacement hardware to swap in/out. (Or a second set of eyes to see something that we're not thinking of).
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