pc overheating

  bradnick 20:45 30 Mar 2006

Hi there recently built a pc,sempron 2800 on a compatible motherboard with correct ram, the problem i have is when i plug a usb device into the pc mainly a broadband modem, what happens is the mouse freezes up and the back panel of pc heats up quickly, the cpu power supply etc are at there normal tempreature, Anyone got any ideas

  User-312386 21:02 30 Mar 2006

It could be a short

There are little pins on the IO shiled that touch the back to earth.Has one inadvertantly touching inside on the MOBO?

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