[rescue] Best brains: Dead keyboard ports on PC hardware

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Tue Jun 19 07:48:02 CDT 2007

On Jun 19, 2007, at 7:43 AM, Phil Stracchino wrote:

> I have a hardware-failure-workaround problem on older PC hardware.
> Specifically, an ASUS P5A motherboard bearing an AMD K6-III/450
> processor.[1]  (I don't think I've asked this before, but please bear
> with me and remind me if I have.)

Are you sure it is not a bad capacitor?  If so, and you are handy  
with a soldering gun, buying a capacitor of equal or slightly greater  
capacity and replacing it would be the simplest solution.


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