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i have another comp it aint starting, i put all the parts together and it started for like 1 second then shut down, kept doing it several times now it aint starting at all, as if the power switch is dead or the power supply is dead, how do i jump start it without the power switch
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I made a video, see my signature
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The video is good, all you need is to plug it into the wall, and use a paper clip to connect the GREEN and any black wire on your 20/24 pin connector. Leave it in and the PSU will run...taking it out will stop the PSU from running.
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no i should rephrase my question, the case has a power switch and i think the switch is broken or the wiring from the switch is broken, i meant to ask how to start the comp without the case switch
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no i should rephrase my question, the case has a power switch and i think the switch is broken or the wiring from the switch is broken, i meant to ask how to start the comp without the case switch
Either:

1) Get a new switch
2) Strip the ends of the wires and tap them together to power on
3) Use a metal object to bridge the power switch pins on the motherboard.

I would recommend them in that order
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Either:

1) Get a new switch
2) Strip the ends of the wires and tap them together to power on
3) Use a metal object to bridge the power switch pins on the motherboard.

I would recommend them in that order
2 and 3 = basically the same.

3 would be the one I would do first.
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Jump the green to any black pin.
    
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well i got it too boot, something is wrong with the cmos battery, i took the battery out and it booted, good thing i didnt get electrecute d
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well i got it too boot, something is wrong with the cmos battery, i took the battery out and it booted, good thing i didnt get electrecute d
There's nothing over around 12V in a PC except the internals of a power supply so electrocution is not really possible
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