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USB Over Current Status Detected (ASUS M5A78L-M LX PLUS)

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April 13, 2013 7:46:52 PM

MOBO:ASUS M5A78L-M LX PLUS
PSU: I am currently using is the COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power Plus RS-550-PCAR-E3 550W ATX12V V2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Power Supply.
PROCESSOR: AMD FX 4100 3.6 GHZ @ 4GHZ OC
6GB RAM DDR3 4gb Kingston Hyper X + Some other 2gb ram
GTX 550TI 1gb , 250GB Harddrive + 300+ GB Hard Drive

First, My computer was not turning on at all (Sign of Bad PSU). Every time I turned it off and turned it back on my fans would spin and LED lights would turn out for a split second.

I removed all plugs out and waited for the green light on the motherboard to go out. Then plugged back in to turn it on. It still didnt turn on yet.

Then, i switched the red slot on PSU To 220v instead of 115v. I currently live in USA i know it is supposed to be 115v. But I was scared and was trying anything out. When I turned it on it blew out a lot of dust and started to smell (I thought my PSU BLEW OUT!) I then switched it back to 115v and it started to turn without any problems.

Then i got the error USB Over Current Status in BIOS error. PC shuts down 15 seconds.
I quickly turned off the computer and restarted it a couple of times. Tried a power drain. I think the mobo is damaged from it being switched to 220v

I removed the USB Jumpers off for about 10 seconds each and put them back into their rightful place.

If this doesn't get any better, I will RMA BOTH ITEMS. This has happened to me twice because I had the same mobo and replaced it. Now I realized that this motherboard isn't really that good and I should get a different model of the Asus brand.

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April 13, 2013 7:56:18 PM

Then, i switched the red slot on PSU To 220v instead of 115v. I currently live in USA i know it is supposed to be 115v. But I was scared and was trying anything out. When I turned it on it blew out a lot of dust and started to smell (I thought my PSU BLEW OUT!) I then switched it back to 115v and it started to turn without any problems.

Dude. All electronics run on magic smoke. If you let the smoke out of the box, it will not run anymore.

You let the smoke out.
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April 13, 2013 7:58:42 PM

Seriously, though. It sounds like you fried something.
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April 13, 2013 8:58:31 PM

Time for a new motherboard and power supply(if you are lucky thats all thats bad), next time don't get a cooler master power supply they suck. Get a brand like Seasonic(arguable the best psu manufacture), XFX(made by Seasonic), or Corsair.
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July 2, 2013 12:48:12 AM

Try to check if all the jumpers on the motherboard are in the right position or someone is missing by mistake
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