no power today on my back up pc

  frankie 16:07 30 Jan 06
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no power today on my back up pc,put in new psu as thought it was that still nothing,the processor fan turns once then nothing?give me what could be the bad news

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:42 30 Jan 06

Disconnect all power to HDDs, CD/DVDs unplugg any USB devices., card readers etc.
Will it boot to Bios / error message?

  frankie 16:57 30 Jan 06

same prob no power at all no lights nothing

  frankie 12:44 31 Jan 06

fear it is something bad,guess will have to put it in shop too see

  Yoda2002 15:30 31 Jan 06

any burning smellls ??? bangs ??? take out your motherboard and check it over check for any blackend bits melted plastic.. etc if so you prob need new pc :< sry

  Gongoozler 18:17 31 Jan 06

First try resetting the BIOS by removing the battery for about 10 minutes. Unlikely but it just might work. If it doesn't, you've tried disconnecting all the bits Fruit Bat /\0/\ recommended, now unplug EVERYTHING else from the motherboard except the power connector, the processor with heatsink, the case speaker and the power switch. If that doesn't work then the motherboard or the processor has died.

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