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Thermaltake armor static problems

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September 26, 2010 2:48:54 PM

Hi all, my thermaltake armor is having static problems which is causing my computer to be unable to boot up. I've found out that the static leakage is happening at the external usb/firewire/mic/speaker panel on the top of the case. Is there anyway i can fix this without removing the panel?
a c 104 ) Power supply
September 26, 2010 2:52:44 PM

maybe unplug the connecting cables for it from the mobo, but I'd personally want to remove the panel and find out why its shorting.
Moto
September 26, 2010 2:56:51 PM

Yes i have removed the panel out from my system. But have no idea how to check how is it short circuiting my computer
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a c 104 ) Power supply
September 26, 2010 3:25:20 PM

ok,
trace through every wire from connector to the other end, make sure theres no exposed sections,
look at every connector at the panel end, is a bit of solder maybe overlapping anywhere?
look inside the connectors as much as you can, is anything stuck in there or a contact bent?
if nothing is immediately apparent, a multimeter could help, other than that contact T.T.'s customer desk and see if they'll Rma you a new one (Header,not case)
sorry I cant be more helpful than that man
Moto
September 26, 2010 3:34:54 PM

alright thanks for the advice
a c 104 ) Power supply
September 26, 2010 4:54:11 PM

np, hope you find the problem ok
Moto
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