Packard bell imedia x2415 desktop

  Peterwickett 13:31 26 Apr 14
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Can anyone help i have a Packard bell Imedia x2415 when i turn the computer on it only starts for two/three seconds the stops, have put a new power pack in and still the same.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:38 26 Apr 14

Could be heat

Check the fan starts

Clean out the cpu fan, lift it off the heatsink and clean between fan and heatsink.

Clean all the slots on the heatsink and scrape any dirt off the fan blades.

You could replace the heat transfer paste/ pad between heat sink and CPU at the same time if you wish.

  Peterwickett 22:32 26 Apr 14

Hi thanks for that, have done those things but still no luck

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:18 27 Apr 14

disconnect hard drive optical drives all usb connections and retry see if it stays on.

If it does shut down and connect HDD first and retry

  bumpkin 13:49 27 Apr 14

Unlikely but check for a damaged USB port, I had the same sort of problem with my sons PC and that was the cause.

  Peterwickett 22:20 03 May 14

Thanks for the help, looks like a fault on the motherboard, so need new board.

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