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Ok so I have a Antec Truepower II 550W. It was placed in a eMachines since the original power supply died. I was cleaning the computer out getting ready to store it since I am going to build a new rig soon. I took the power supply out so the calbes wouldn't interfer. I forgot I was going to have guests over so I left the power supply on the table.

Afterwards, I pluged all the connections back in and tried to boot. The fans turned on, but the MoBo didn't receive power. I don't think there was anything wrong with the MoBo so I'm thinking that either the ATX power cable is broken or there is something wrong with the sensor on the PS that tell it if it is plugged in. I'm getting my spare power supply, but in the meantime how do you jump the ATX power connector (temporarily and possible permanently if that is the problem).
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post #2 of 7
Ok The PSU you are using is it 20 or 24 Pin same goes for your motherboard.

For instance if you have a 24PIN motherboard and only a 20 Pin PSU ATX this could be your issue..Make sure of this.
post #3 of 7
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Thats not the problem its a 24 pin mobo and a 24 pin PS. Its been working for about 3 monthes now, so I probably just need to find a way to jump it.

I've seen other ways to jump it but I was wondering if it is possible to jump the power supply and have it plugged into the MoBo.

I've also been looking at the ATX connector and it seems like the "Power Good" slot according to the manual looks slightly damaged.
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Make sure you have the 4 pin cpu connector plugged in, thats something people always forget.
    
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Check the 8th wire which is a gray wire which is the power good wire, when there is no power good signal to the cpu it just keeps on rebooting, also make sure you pluged in the 4 pin cpu plug well
    
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Well heres some more information. I get no input on the screen. The only things that turn on are an led and a case fan. The power switch turns on the power, but the light on the MoBo doesn't turn on. I can't turn the power off using the power switch and have to turn the power off using the power supply button.

I probably can't get my spare Power Supply for at least an hour or two.
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post #7 of 7
Did u only remove the psu ?
    
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