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Old 12-05-2007, 08:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi guys


I went away for a few days and turned the computer of normaly,then removed the socket from the wall..
Got back yesterday,pluged it in and its dead!! there is a flickering green light(at the back)under the power supply cable but no other sign of power anywhere...theres also a continuous clicking noise that seems to be coming from the power supply unit.

anyone any ideas?

thanks

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Old 12-05-2007, 08:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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you just killed your machine...
by either borking your psu...or by borking your psu, you forg'd your harddrive.

pardon my goofball words
get new replacement parts for thos if you want, either is cheap. You'd have to recover data from that drive if it's fried with some service though
or get a whole new pc
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Old 12-05-2007, 08:34 AM   #3 (permalink)
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you just killed your machine...
by either borking your psu...or by borking your psu, you forg'd your harddrive.

pardon my goofball words
get new replacement parts for thos if you want, either is cheap. You'd have to recover data from that drive if it's fried with some service though
or get a whole new pc
thanks for the repley!

what do you mean"borking"?and how could this happen?
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Old 12-05-2007, 09:23 AM   #4 (permalink)
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PSU is friend, or there is some sort of short, make sure the cable is total plugged in.
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Old 12-05-2007, 11:28 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Just try swapping out the PSU Hard Drive doesnt sound damaged if your sure the clicking is coming from PSU.
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Old 12-05-2007, 01:31 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Just try swapping out the PSU Hard Drive doesnt sound damaged if your sure the clicking is coming from PSU.
what exactly do you mean?
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