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Re: OT: PC burn out.

On Fri, 2005-09-30 at 17:43 -0500, kara@luci.org wrote:
> "last state" settings of the BIOS can do bizarre things.  It's not 
> uncommon for a board with a bad CPU to power the fans, etc, even without 
> the P4 or a CPU installed.  I see it all the time.

Resetting the CMOS jumper might help.

> Totally untrue.  Post code cards would be useful if that were true :)

Yeah, I think you're correct.

But I've never seen a system POST without a CPU.  ;->

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