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

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Tue Jun 19 07:52:34 CDT 2007

In a fit of angst Patrick Giagnocavo gargled the following:
> 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.

Some are capacitors and some are fuses just FYI.  Several of them I've
seen are definitely direct shorts and labeled F1, etc.

Mike Hebel
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