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I shut down my rig last night and all was fine, then when I got home today I noticed my key board was lit up. I pressed the button and nothing happened. no fans no nothing. Is it the switch, PSU? God , I hope it's not my MOBO or CPU!!
    
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post #2 of 8
well if nothing turned on its ur psu, however, then you get into the fact that that psu could fry the rest of ur system
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well if nothing turned on its ur psu, however, then you get into the fact that that psu could fry the rest of ur system
nice............It could do that just being plug in and not turned on??
    
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post #4 of 8
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any way to trouble shoot?
    
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post #5 of 8
Recheck all power to MB connections.
A rare oddity... I had one that if the PS 20 pin was pushed in all the way it would not boot but the board LCD was on.
If I pushed it in all the way and pulled it back a hair it worked fine.... talk about weird!
    
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post #6 of 8
Keyboard was lit up but not the computer???

Wow.. that's very weird. Like Duke said, check all the cable connections. He... when my monitor died, I thought I fried everything.... and I never thought a monitor could fry just like that. Now I know...
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post #7 of 8
Turn the PSU switch off, let it sit being off for a min, then turn it back on and try booting up your system. For some reason, just doing that seems to cure some oddities like what you've described, atleast it has for me in the past.
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post #8 of 8
i know this may sound wierd but try to reset the CMOS.. the only case ive seen where the key LED is on but the pwr button on the comp doesnt work is when the keyboard turns on either by a typed password or a pressed key.. try it anyways before buying stuff..
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