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So I tried securing the smaller of the two black things away from the PCB. I thought it worked because when I plugged everything in, the computer turned on and I could move the power supply around and it wouldn't turn off and got all the way to the Windows log in screen, signed in, and then it shut off. The Power and Reset buttons on my board stay lit up throughout the entire thing. Now the power supply comes on for a few seconds, then off for about 10, on for about 3, of for a bit. It keeps repeating.

Jeffinslaw

*EDIT* Now it is taking longer to turn back on but it only stays on for less than 5 seconds and then off. Iam not touching the power supply or computer in any way right now. I'm on my laptop fyi.

*EDIT 2* Just left the thing alone for a bit. Eventually it came back on and I did some more load stressing so I know it is not a load issue because the power supply didn't shut off. Once the stressing was over, I moved the power supply and boom! turned off again.
Edited by Jeffinslaw - 12/10/12 at 12:14pm
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sounds like a physical problem. something's lose. you have to hunt it down. judging by the pictures, the soldering doesnt look too good.

i even talked to the electrician next door about it and he said 1. gotta have it to look at it but by the sounds of it sounds like something's lose.
    
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sounds like a physical problem. something's lose. you have to hunt it down. judging by the pictures, the soldering doesnt look too good.
i even talked to the electrician next door about it and he said 1. gotta have it to look at it but by the sounds of it sounds like something's lose.

This ^^. Clean up your soder, and try to resoder and see if you can make it as clean as possible.
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And for stuff like this if it doesn't work right first time you really shouldn't try restarting it over and over cause now your risking taking blowing your motherboard and other parts in your computer.


depending on what you use your pc for, you might even wanna just get a new reliable power supply.
    
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And for stuff like this if it doesn't work right first time you really shouldn't try restarting it over and over cause now your risking taking blowing your motherboard and other parts in your computer.
depending on what you use your pc for, you might even wanna just get a new reliable power supply.

Can we add a PSU tester to that too. As that $10 ~ $15 investment will go a long way.
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