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hey OCN I need some help. So 2 days ago I decided to give my PC a full clean and sort out my mess of cables. I took everything apart and out (and yes I was grounded) then sprayed it with air from my air compressor. After putting it back together and re routing the cables to tidy it up I turned on the PC and got nothing.
I double checked all the power connections and they were all in fine. The CPU fan though spins from low to high RPM every 4 seconds or so, but the PC still refuses to post.

Any ideas?

(sorry if this is in the wrong forum but I don't know what the issue is so for cannot categorise as such)
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Try removing and re-seating your graphics card and/or ram. Usually that does it for me after a nice cleaning.
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hey OCN I need some help. So 2 days ago I decided to give my PC a full clean and sort out my mess of cables. I took everything apart and out (and yes I was grounded) then sprayed it with air from my air compressor. After putting it back together and re routing the cables to tidy it up I turned on the PC and got nothing.
I double checked all the power connections and they were all in fine. The CPU fan though spins from low to high RPM every 4 seconds or so, but the PC still refuses to post.

Any ideas?

(sorry if this is in the wrong forum but I don't know what the issue is so for cannot categorise as such)

when you rerouted the sata cables did you bend them and were they older and maybe brittle and dry looking,,,,also the psu wiring,,,,

after a couple years wires kinda start to break down,,did you reseat the cpu,,,,maybe reset the cmos,,,,unplug the HDD and DVD drives,,,see if it well lets you get to the bios
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post #4 of 5
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I checked all cables, they're fine. I also reseated the RAM and GPU and disconnected all the SATA drives and still.nothing.
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Hi. Do you have a spare PSU to test your system with?
   
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