can windows break my motherboard?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Fri Dec 29 19:52:47 UTC 2017

I have never heard of windows breaking a mother board

On 12/29/2017 12:36 PM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Hi.
> I can boot cd without problem on the computer.
> The problem is just that the hard drive doesn't turn on.
> /Kristoffer
> 2017-12-29 11:20 GMT+01:00, Kristoffer Gustafsson <kg.kristoffer at>:
>> Hi.
>> I was trying to set up a double boot system. windows 10 and Linux.
>> I had Linux on the harddrive and it worked fine.
>> then I downloaded the latest iso from microsoft using windows media
>> creator.
>> I inserted the cd and booted from that.
>> Suddenly my hard drive just stopped spinning.
>> I can't install Linux at all. it doesn't detect the hard drive. just a
>> cd if you put that in.
>> Do you Think that just booting windows 10 broke the hard drive or the
>> motherboard.
>> I've bought a new computer now with asus x99-e ws/usb 3.1 motherboard.
>> I'm planning to do the same, but I'm afraid. the computer is expensive.
>> /Kristoffer
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>> Kristoffer Gustafsson
>> Salängsgatan 7a
>> tel:033-12 60 93
>> mobil: 0730-500934

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