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I turned off my pc last night and everything was normal, I woke up taday pressed the power button and nothing. The fans don't start, no power anywhere, the psu sounds like it should work. When I turn the PSU at the back on and off you can here electricy, does it sound like my mobos gone? Or do you think it is my PSU? I was really looking forward to a night of BF2

Please help me guys!
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is there an led on, on the motherboard when the PSU is turned on.

did you check all the cables in the computer to make sure none of them came unplugged somehow.
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hmm maybe PSU? dont count me on it though.
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Nothing, the light on the front of the case doesn't even come on when I press the power button.
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post #5 of 13
if you were messing around withh bios you might have left the jumper on 2-3 to clear, check lol. also when you were on the computer did you ever hear and beeps like a quiet beep radiating from the tower?
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Nothing, the light on the front of the case doesn't even come on when I press the power button.
well there should be a light that comes on that is directly on the MOBO when the PSU is turned on. if that light is not on my guess would be that your PSU is dead.
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post #7 of 13
Naw you gotta reset your BIOS. Take out your power plug, then take out you battery and wait a minute or two. Then put the battery back in and plug in your power plug. This happens when you set some settings in the BIOS and the compy doesnt like it.
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post #8 of 13
I have no idea...

Have you made sure that the connector for your power button is fully connected to the pins on the motherboard??
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post #9 of 13
If the mobo light is on, remove the connector for the power switch and jump the connectors with a screwdriver, if that works you need a new power switch.
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post #10 of 13
Psu = kaput. (edit: most likely)

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If the mobo light is on, remove the connector for the power switch and jump the connectors with a screwdriver, if that works you need a new power switch.
EDIT: this could also be the problem, but easily checked. also makes sure nothing is shorting out the board. (wires, screws etc..)

Sometimes PSUs die and turn on for a split seccond before turning off, but that usually means they're not "completely" dead, but every single time my motherboards/videocard/athlon-XP-cpu/ died, they at least turned on.

try another psu if you have one lying around.
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