TechSpot

pc overheating

By bradnick
Mar 30, 2006
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Hi there recently built a pc,sempron 2800 on a compatible motherboard with correct ram, the problem i have is when i plug a usb device into the pc mainly a broadband modem, what happens is the mouse freezes up and the back panel of pc heats up quickly, the cpu power supply etc are at there normal tempreature, Anyone got any ideas :mad:
  2. SOcRatEs

    SOcRatEs TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,382

    Howdy

    What MoBo?
    Does this cable modem have nic too?
    Does it do this with all usb devices?
    Do you have any front panel usb ports?

    Try a different usb cable to start with.
    Check to see if any additional usb connectors are
    plugged in correctly to the MoBo.
    Check bios for all settings on usb.
    Possibly clear cmos.

    G'Luck
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.


Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...


Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.