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It is nice to hear that whatever event caused the mother board capacitors to swell up most likely did not damage your primary card.

There is a feature in the SETUP32 program that will allow you to upload, download and save burned parameters to disk. This software essentially backs up and restores a controller. For newer controllers, you could use GalilSuite to provide this functionality. The SETUP32 software can be found at the following link.