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Reply 20 of 22, by BeginnerGuy

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tpowell.ca wrote:
Shes dead Jim. Sorry, I couldn't resist. […]
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candle_86 wrote:

No where not, i tried to remove hardware and turn it on, then the motherboard started to smell like burning silicone 🙁

Shes dead Jim.
Sorry, I couldn't resist.

Sounds like something is shorting or a bad power supply.
Most likely unrelated to the Windows 95 issue though.

Maybe you'll be lucky and it may not be fatal.
I'd suggest removing EVERYTHING, and triple checking for anything loose inside your case. Screws, slot adapters, badly inserted RAM...
Then start small.
CPU, RAM and Videocard.
Then Disk, CD-ROM
....

After pulling cards I'm thinking maybe his motherboard is touching bare metal in the case too. Unless there was a cloud of smoke and visibly roasted traces on the board, it could be alright.

🙁

Sup. I like computers. Are you a computer?

Reply 21 of 22, by candle_86

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no smoke, just the smell of very hot silicone 🤣, ill take it apart later

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Reply 22 of 22, by yawetaG

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BeginnerGuy wrote:
tpowell.ca wrote:
Shes dead Jim. Sorry, I couldn't resist. […]
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candle_86 wrote:

No where not, i tried to remove hardware and turn it on, then the motherboard started to smell like burning silicone 🙁

Shes dead Jim.
Sorry, I couldn't resist.

Sounds like something is shorting or a bad power supply.
Most likely unrelated to the Windows 95 issue though.

Maybe you'll be lucky and it may not be fatal.
I'd suggest removing EVERYTHING, and triple checking for anything loose inside your case. Screws, slot adapters, badly inserted RAM...
Then start small.
CPU, RAM and Videocard.
Then Disk, CD-ROM
....

After pulling cards I'm thinking maybe his motherboard is touching bare metal in the case too. Unless there was a cloud of smoke and visibly roasted traces on the board, it could be alright.

🙁

A short due to a screw in the wrong place could very well be a decent explanation.