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Old 05-14-2007, 03:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My PC wont turn on, nothing happens when I press the power button and everything is plugged in just fine. This is the 4th time its happened, the other times it happened was when I moved it/unplugged it. All the other time it would just start working after awhile or if i plugged the power cable in a certain way. but now its doing this for no reason, I didnt move or unplug anything and it just wont turn on. Although a green light on the mobo is on but when I press power nothing happens. any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Old 05-14-2007, 03:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Get yourself a new powersupply.

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Old 05-15-2007, 11:36 AM   #3 (permalink)
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yes the powersupply sounds shot to me as well. basically it can supply a little bit of juice to get that led to turn on , but not enough to actually power the system up.

if you want to know for sure, then you can buy a cheap powersupply tester at most online shops. basically it just crosses a couple wires on the part that plugs into the mobo that allows the powersupply to turn on without the case switch.

but I would bet money that it is the powersupply.
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Old 05-15-2007, 05:32 PM   #4 (permalink)
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it would just start working after awhile or if i plugged the power cable in a certain way
That doesn't really inspire confidence in the condition of your PSU - replace it before you damage some of your other components
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Old 05-16-2007, 02:52 AM   #5 (permalink)
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try to reset bios (with jumper on board), then look if everything is placed correctly (RAM, graphics, all other cards). if u could turn it on then try to look to bios on power supplies, voltages etc. i think that your problem may be caused by many things. if your PSU is weak try to disconect everything except CPU, RAM and graphics and then turn it on.
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