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post #1 of 13
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Um,I think my PSU is dead, or rather,dying...

I took my computer apart to clean it out for monthly maintenance, hooked everythiing back up, and flipped it on. PSU,fans,everything started up, but the PSU was making a LOUD humming noise, so I tapped on it a bit just to see if it was clogged with a little bit of dust or something, and it didnt stop. When Windows boot screen came up, it blue screened really quick (cant see what its saying) and restarted. So, me being better informed having been an OCN member for a little while, checked all my connections (reseated card, memory) and made sure processor hadnt slipped or something, checked wires to make sure there were no frayed parts or anything, and then proceeded to boot again, yet, same thing, no noise this time, but same thing, turned off, booted, and same thing again, with noise, cant even get into safe mode.

Is it safe to say its my PSU?
    
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post #2 of 13
do you have a multimeter?
can you get into the bios ... check your voltages
 
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post #3 of 13
if that happened to me... i would guess it was the psu. get a multimeter out and check?
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post #4 of 13
Thread Starter 
Ill go check bios if it will load...
    
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post #5 of 13
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just checked, volts look okay in bios, i can hear hdd working, and everythin looks okay PSU?
    
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post #6 of 13
Sounds like windows is being awesome! I've had this happen and after a reformat and a new install of windows it worked just fine.

As for the noise check and make sure that it isn't your fan grinding on it's grill.
    
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post #7 of 13
Hit F8 after BIOS loaded to go to Boot Option menu, then choose boot with Safe Mode or report error, stuff like that I don't remember exact.
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post #8 of 13
its just a blue screen of death and its restarting becasue thats probably whats it set to do when a BSOD appears. I would say jsut reinstall windows
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by bblackmon19
its just a blue screen of death and its restarting becasue thats probably whats it set to do when a BSOD appears. I would say jsut reinstall windows
No, you can still override that before it tries to load windows.
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post #10 of 13
You may have a short circut. Check all the wires in your case to see if anything is touching where it's not supposed to be.
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