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Computer won't start

by MEC1983 / October 13, 2010 12:53 AM PDT

Ok, So about a week ago I came home and my computer had shut itself off. The lights on the motherboard were still on. I would press the power button and nothing would happen. I turned off my power supply and all the lights went out, and then switched it back on. The lights on the motherboard came back on and when I press the main power button the case fan would twitch like a 16th of a rotation only the first time I pressed the button. The case fan is connected directly to the power supply. There was no other reaction. I replaced the power supply and nothing changed. The system is under a year old, ASRock P55Extream with an i5 processor. Any ideas?

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(NT) Our Next Step Would Be To Replace The Case Power Button
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / October 13, 2010 12:27 PM PDT
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No luck
by MEC1983 / October 15, 2010 12:42 AM PDT

Disconnected my case button and used the power button on the board. no change

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How to temporary jumper the power supply
by wb2001 / October 14, 2010 5:44 AM PDT
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Will try later
by MEC1983 / October 15, 2010 12:43 AM PDT

I got a new power supply and no luck. I will test the old one later as maybe it caused the problem.

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