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Old 07-31-2005, 08:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My computer suddenly went dead last night while I was asleep. Now when I press power on, it does nothing. I am thinking my PSU went dead, is there any other possibility?
My PSU was Antec, can anyone recommend one for me to buy? Should I get one that is 480+? THanks
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hang on. you went to bed with it working and in the morning there is no response at all???!!!
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Old 07-31-2005, 10:10 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 07-31-2005, 10:12 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Any suggestion, guys? I need to get it fix asap
Just want to make sure it is the PSU that is messed up. Can it be CPU? or my HD? I thought you can still boot even if they are fried. But I got no response at all when press on power on
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Old 07-31-2005, 10:16 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Well it could be the motherboard, as if something in there went, and caused it to not power up, then it couldn't tell you.

If it was CPU it would make a beep code. You can boot w/o a HDD.

You could have a little sniff around for the smell of burning if it gave anything.

You will not need 480+W's for that system.
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Old 07-31-2005, 10:44 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Guys, I unplugged everything and then plugged them back. Now its working again. And I didn't smell anything burned at all. I swear though, it wasn't working the morning.

Any possible error that is wrong with the hardware? Its weird.
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Faulty wall outlet?
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A bit of dust, hair etc. on one of the pins for the motherboard power (green.)
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