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Old 02-23-2007, 10:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i just built a new pc for myself for the first was quite easy and managed to set the whole thing rite the first time.or so i thought.its about 3 weeks later now and the system refuses to power was working fine the night b4.think the problems with the power supply.looked inside and everything seems to be hooked up me.

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Old 02-24-2007, 03:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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refuses to power up.....
-check if the power button is connected correctly to the motherboard
-try doing the the paper clip trick to see if the PSU boots on its own :

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Old 02-24-2007, 06:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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checked the front switch and its all connected with no loose or brocken wires between it and the mother board. how ususal is it for a PSU to break this early,it only been three weeks and it was working smoothly.gona try that paper clip idea thats for the link.
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Old 02-24-2007, 06:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Your power supply actually might be broken. Power supplies fail in two ways: sudden death and slowly over time. When they die suddenly, the computer will not start and the fan in the power supply will not turn. If this is the case replace your power supply.

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Old 02-28-2007, 01:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
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yeah sudden immediate death for mine.bollacks its only 3weeks old.trying to get in cantact with mesh but they have hung up on me twice.thnks all 4 ur help i'll tell u if i fix it.
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