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Message 1955660 - Posted: 16 Sep 2018, 3:48:22 UTC

I have had another computer die...3 to go then no more S@H. Then what sanity I have left will fry. Sorry Wingfolks.

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Message 1955697 - Posted: 16 Sep 2018, 13:29:20 UTC - in response to Message 1955660.  

I have had another computer die...3 to go then no more S@H. Then what sanity I have left will fry. Sorry Wingfolks.


I am sorry to hear that. Maybe someone can donate a box.

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Message 1955703 - Posted: 16 Sep 2018, 14:33:28 UTC - in response to Message 1955697.  

I have had another computer die...3 to go then no more S@H. Then what sanity I have left will fry. Sorry Wingfolks.


I am sorry to hear that. Maybe someone can donate a box.

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Or maybe somebody close enough to try to troubleshoot what Jim has?
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Message 1955817 - Posted: 17 Sep 2018, 1:57:17 UTC - in response to Message 1955703.  

The MB is Crackling. No obvious damage.
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Message 1955820 - Posted: 17 Sep 2018, 2:00:12 UTC - in response to Message 1955817.  

Crackling is electrical arcing. So you have a trace that is broken with current flowing through it and it is jumping the gap. Or you could have a capacitor that is breaking down and arcing internally too. Death sentence I would assume.
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Message 1955832 - Posted: 17 Sep 2018, 4:04:07 UTC - in response to Message 1955820.  

Crackling is electrical arcing. So you have a trace that is broken with current flowing through it and it is jumping the gap. Or you could have a capacitor that is breaking down and arcing internally too. Death sentence I would assume.


Can't see anything in the dark, Must be Cap having internal Death.
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