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Re: Did I blow my processor?

>> There might also be an issue with power switch. You can try disconnecting
>> power switch and touch the power switch pins simultaneously with conductive
>> metal like screwdriver. Just careful when doing this.
>> -Vikki
> Never a good idea, there are cheap tools of measuring current, a short
> can blow a good power source/transformer.  How do you check industrial 3
> phase 440V, just ground it with a train rail see if there are any sparks.

Sorry about the confusion. I was referring to the power button in CPU case and pins from the motherboard.
Thanks  Felix Miata and Dan Purgert for the explanation.