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Computer shut down by baby?

by Hurdoc / June 18, 2005 12:14 PM PDT

I've got an odd problem. My computer is working fine and dandy, and my daughter pressed the power off button while my wife was working on it. Now it just won't start up?! All my peripherals and power seems to be on. I checked my cables and everything seems connected. When opening up my box, I see the LED light on my motherboard is on, but when I press the power on button, the CPU fan flickers for a microsecond and thats all. Everything is dead?
The wierd thing is that the computer was working fine.

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thats odd
by AKonny47 / June 18, 2005 12:22 PM PDT

never heard of that case before. did you unplug it and replug it? maybe the power connector came loose. idk, thats a very weird thing.


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Things happen(polite version)
by Willy / June 18, 2005 9:10 PM PDT

This looks like a failed power supply. Though normally it wouldn't do this, but it IMHO, a quick action to repower may have been the last straw and doomed the p/s unit. As the other poster suggests, unplug the AC cord and wait 5min. then replug and retry again. If it still fails, you have a 50/50 chance besides the p/s unit being bad or not, the mtrbd. power-UP circuit is hosed, so even replacing the p/s may not be the only part needed. If you have warranty, use it. Just what is your system?

tada -----Willy Happy

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