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 hp dv7t-4000 capacitor broke off motherboard - Forum Found a capacitor in new motherboard's anti-static bag - Forum I broke a capacitor on a Gigabyte motherboard - Forum Motherboard Capacitor Question - Forum Capacitor broken off motherboard - still working. Will it last? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer teh_gerbil a b V Motherboard 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 a b V Motherboard 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 a b V Motherboard 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 Loose capacitor on a new motherboard. Forum SolvedPSU or motherboard dead? Forum SolvedMotherboard or CPU dead? Forum Xbox 360 slim motherboard broken capacitor Forum PSU Dead but not Dead, Internal Capacitor? Forum SolvedIs my motherboard dead? Forum SolvedComputer motherboard lights blinking and beeps. Videos and pictures included. Forum Motherboard Capacitor question? Forum SolvedDead Computer Repair- Is it CPU or motherboard? Forum SolvedIs my motherboard dead? (Won't boot up, fan running high) Forum SolvedIs my CPU dead? Pictures! Forum SolvedPower supply dead or motherboard? Forum SolvedDead pc. Motherboard light lit. PSU a-okay. Forum SolvedIs my motherboard dead? Forum Solvedis my cpu dead or my motherboard or both? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !