Problems after installing new power supply

  quintley 20:56 16 Feb 10
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System died, seemed to be power supply, bought a new one, installed it, everything seemed to come back. Except...two dvd-roms will start to work if I insert a cd or dvd, run for a minute, then stop. I'm running HP Pavilion with AMD 64X2 dual core processors, core processor 5200+, 2.61 gHz, 1.93 gb of RAM, windows XP service pack 3. Any thoughts on what to try or look for?

  Technotiger 21:03 16 Feb 10

Even though it is new, the PSU could be faulty. Also does it have enough power to run all your hardware?

  quintley 21:31 16 Feb 10

Everything else has been working for a while. New power supply is rated higher than old one.

  Technotiger 21:47 16 Feb 10

I would thoroughly re-check all the connections to DVD/CD Drives and swap the Power connection from the PSU, I expect you have a spare connection.

  woodchip 21:49 16 Feb 10

what power psu did you fit? sounds like low power

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