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#1 llewop

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 03:09 AM

hey all,

so i scratched my motherboard which is now connecting two points, which have now resulted into a 2 red ring or overheating on boot. is there anyway to fix this? i need to separate the 2 points that are now connected as a result of the deep scratch.

any ideas would be great... i don't want to loose my JTAG sad.gif I'll get a picture asap but i don't think its going help...) Please help if you can.... THX in advanced

#2 reddy123

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 01:25 PM

can u post a picture ?

#3 MadMaxGR

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 01:43 PM

Yes a picture could help us to guide you thru...

#4 Gazc0igne

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 02:18 PM

if its a RAM trace your SOL

the RAM traces have to be exactly the length as printed on the board for timing reasons

ever wonder why they run in squiggly lines rather than straight?

#5 iateshaggy

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 02:21 PM

actually, i always wondered that. i honestly thought the engineers liked making patterns on the boards tongue.gif




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