Likelihood of motherboard damage?
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October 26, 2012, 05:57 AM
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If the firewire was connected to the wrong port, there's a strong chance that damage might have been done. Whether it was just the IO module which has been damaged or other hardware can only be determined by testing, and I'd suggest outside of the case. Best bet would be to call the company in question (It's ok to name them here so long as you're not trolling.... ;) ) and mention your concerns as they might want to verify the hardware themselves.
Thanks for your reply!
I didn't name the company in an attempt to avoid going off on a rant and getting sidetracked. This particular purchase has been one long headache...... I may post (somewhere) a more complete account of my experience, at some point in the future, but right now I'm just trying to resolve the current (latest) problem.
At any rate, I'm waiting on a reply from their Technical Support regarding this. I was just hoping for input from knowledgeable folks here to compare/contrast with whatever Technical Support's response is.
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