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  • I have a problem with my video card slot. The plastic covering is not there and there are alot of bronze prongs with thier tips slightly bent. How can I put the plastic covering back on, so I can plug in my video card?? Can I straighten the little prongs?
    Can I put in the video card anyway? What do I do?
    Friday, December 5, 2008 2:20 AM

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  • You're off topic for this forum, which is dedicated to Windows Live OneCare.

     

    I would not put the card into the slot, as it will risk frying both the PC and the card.

     

    I recommend taking it to a local computer repair shop unless it is still under warranty to the PC manufacturer/retailer, in which case I'd be contacting them.

    -steve

    Friday, December 5, 2008 8:02 PM
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