[10.04]Best Method To Replace Video Card?

Jordon Bedwell jordon at envygeeks.com
Sat Aug 7 19:47:57 UTC 2010

On 08/07/2010 02:34 PM, Frans Ketelaars wrote:
> On Tue, 03 Aug 2010 21:27:36 +0100, ms wrote:
>> On 03/08/10 19:15, jimkvg at 3web.com wrote:
>>> Jesse
>>>     From my experience of frying a good video card and motherboard, I
>>> highly suggest that you turn switch on the back of the case off or
>>> unplug it.  When I turned my PC off and removed the side cover, I
>>> noticed that a red monitor light on the motherboard was still on.  I
>>> went ahead and pulled the good video card out.  That shot both the card
>>> and motherboard!  I had to buy new card and motherboard for
>>> replacement.  Please unplug the case before you pull the card out to
>>> put a new one in.  Thank you.  Jim

Sounds like a classic case of: "Damn I forgot to ground myself. 

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