I think i fried my motherboard?
Well, I think i toasted my motherboard cuz I failed to actually think before I went and did something stupid. I purchased a usb cable for a project that im working on today, a usb powered lamp of sorts, and was going to cut off onw of the ends so get to the 5v and ground lines but for some reason I decided to plug one end into my computer. After plugging it in I commence the cutting witha pocketknife and right as I get thru my computer freezes and my speakers begin to emit a low whine, thinking that this must not be a good thing I hit restart on my tower and to my surprise I get no video. The fans spin and the cd drive lights up as well as the lights on my NIC but my monitor will not turn on and I do not notice the HD activity light....so I think i fried something, my bet is my motherboard, this is what i get for doing something like this though lol. Any thoughts as to what I fried or how to fix it if thats even an option?
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