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win tv-pvr help first attemt to install a board it sparked

By justathink
Mar 5, 2007
  1. after figuring out what a pci ,manufactuer suggest pci slot 1or 2 -I have an acer aspir there are 4 along the bottem .I Installed it in the one marked cpi 1
    i made shure i touched metel fist. I don't know if it saeted well i could still see the top of the metel pins i put the littel clip holder back on then the side cover as i was plugging the wires printer, moniter,ect back into the computer the cabele antena wire touched the outside od the computer and sparked. help.
     
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Ouch :) Clumsiness and electricity don't go together.

    So what doesn't work? The thing doesn't power on?
    Start by removing all PCI devices, try another PSU, replace RAM, CPU, motherboard.

    If it does power on.. Well, just pray that everything works too :)
     
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