Is my motherboard dead by bloated capacitor (with pictures) Tags: Motherboards Computer Last response: April 25, 2012 8:15 PM in Motherboards Share edzha90 April 22, 2012 10:58:44 PM is that true that bloated capacitor should be reason why my old computer motherboard won't work ? pictures: http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg20/scaled.php?server=2... http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg35/scaled.php?server=3... http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg21/scaled.php?server=2... More about : motherboard dead bloated capacitor pictures abekl a c 125 V Motherboard April 22, 2012 11:18:37 PM Looks like some sort of adhesive to me rather than a blown capacitor kitsunestarwind a b V Motherboard April 23, 2012 12:40:51 AM That is glue to stop components vibrating and protect them from being broken off easily There is no problem there at all. Related resources Is my CPU dead ? Pictures ! - Forum Let's take another look at capacitor aging - Forum Bad Capacitor Soldering? - Forum PSU Dead but not Dead , Internal Capacitor ? - Forum ViewSonic VX922 monitor - black screen - green power light flashes - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer teh_gerbil April 23, 2012 1:38:52 AM Are you experiencing issues, hence the forum post? Or are you NOT experiencing anything? edzha90 April 23, 2012 3:05:03 AM My old computer has a problem hence I am asking to resolve that. right if it's glue I don't know why my old computer just one day just stopped working, now I am trying figure out. HugoStiglitz a b V Motherboard April 23, 2012 3:29:04 AM Nope, the key signs is to check the top of the capacitor for swelling. there is no signs of it so that rules that out. It is glue. There are many layers to the PCB of a motherboard. if the board has failed there may be NO physical signs of it at all. teh_gerbil April 23, 2012 3:49:56 AM Indeed, modern boards have up to 15 layers! old computer stopped booting = psu? any lights on the mobo? edzha90 April 23, 2012 9:21:16 PM on the mobo light is working, also the 'turn on button' is flashing... teh_gerbil April 23, 2012 10:48:00 PM Tried replacing/borrowing a mates PSU? edzha90 April 25, 2012 8:15:53 PM Yes I did. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPc dead , is it the motherboard or Cpu? ForumMotherboard Capacitor Question ForumDead Gigabyte GA-8SIML-NF7 board? Weird beeping! ForumCapacitor by PCIe x16 slot ForumMotherboard failed electrolytic capacitor connections ForumWhat went wrong - Motherboard or CPU or... ForumOlder Motherboard By Pictures ForumReplacement for dead 8800GT, power concerns ForumCapacitor Replacement ForumP7h57, i5-760 and 2x8gb ForumMotherboard for 2011 socket and 2133 memory ForumMotherboard making my fan go at 4000 + RPM ForumWhat kind of motherboard should I use now for build? ForumIs it possible to use kingston 2gb 1333 ddr3 with g skill 2b 1333 ddr3 Forum[Solved] How many errors can you get with memtest86+? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !