fried motherboard

By lvisphan
Nov 14, 2005
  1. I had an old motherboard and one of the components on the board itself caught fire. Would this have ruined my hard drive?
  2. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    It could have, if it sent a surge to it somehow. Best bet would be to take it out and put it into another system, or a friends. Just make sure you have it jumpered as a slave.

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