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computer not turning on

by amonroe770 / June 16, 2009 7:47 AM PDT

Just put a computer together with 3 dvd burners 3 hard drives and 4 memory cards. everything hooked up but the power isnt coming on the power supply fan will light up for a split second and the yellow light on the mother board comes on but it would fully turn on what could be some solutions

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Start with the minimal configuration.
by Kees Bakker / June 16, 2009 8:11 AM PDT

That's 0 zero burners, 0 hard drives and 1 stick of RAM (if that's what you mean with "memory card"). If that works (up to "can't find OS" or a comparable message) add the others one by one, starting with 1 hard disk and 1 CD/DVD-drive to install the OS.


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And if that doesn't work ...then you'll have to
by VAPCMD / June 16, 2009 11:34 AM PDT

pull the MB and do the BENCH TEST outside the case. You should always do that first to make sure the components ...MB, CPU, RAM are working BEFORE mounting in the case.


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by Phil Crase / June 16, 2009 10:42 PM PDT

Need a lot more info, but first assuming all components are correctly installed and connected, my curiosity would be POWER SUPPLY capability.

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Power Supply
by Alvaro2009 / June 23, 2009 12:18 AM PDT

Hi amonroe770

If your internal power supply isn't enough (due to 3 DVD burners and 3 hard drives) your system did not working correctly... check the power of your internal power supply...

Desconect one or two devices (1 dvd burner and 1 hard drive) and try again..

Write me if your solve your problem...

Regards...and sorry about my English

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