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Is this motherboard shorted/damaged?

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September 11, 2012 7:24:20 PM

I made the mistake of not putting in standoffs while installing motherboard so now I need to reinstall with te standoffs but while I turned the pc on without the standoffs, it would turn on, fans spun and it shut off in a second. I did not hear or smell anything when it shut off nor did it smoke.

So I'm wondering did I cause any major damage to the motherboard ?
a c 125 V Motherboard
September 11, 2012 7:41:21 PM

Probably not.
a c 75 V Motherboard
September 11, 2012 8:21:43 PM

+1 abekl

Most likely it was just grounding out and shouldnt be damaged but the only way to make sure it is to hook it up and try it out.
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