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Power LED doesnt stay on

by Shanetm / June 21, 2010 3:52 PM PDT

I recently put my computer in a new case and when its turned on the power LED flashes for a split second but will not stay on... Anybody know how I could fix this?

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Not much can go wrong there;
by ahtoi / June 21, 2010 5:12 PM PDT

either wrong location or connection is reversed.

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ok
by Shanetm / June 21, 2010 5:14 PM PDT

so maybe the + and - need to be swapped?

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Yes give that a try.
by ahtoi / June 22, 2010 12:17 AM PDT
In reply to: ok

But if the computer is actually doing ok, the question is should we worry about the led?

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Details?
by Willy / June 21, 2010 8:24 PM PDT

You provided nothing(squat) about your system old vs new. Answers may come faster if known. At this stage, you would be best served if you recheck your work and take nothing for granted. Why? because for now, if you changed nothing other than swap innards from one PC case to another it should have worked, but then again, no details. I can only guess at this point. sorry

tada -----Willy Happy

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