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post #1 of 8
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All that I know is that my computer was fine when I got home from school. Then, at 4 o' clock, I decided to take a nap. I woke up at 9, and I notice that my computer is off, but my internal PC power indicator light is still on. When I push the power button, it does not turn on. I tried to unplug it and plug it back in, and all that does is turn on the lights for all of my external components. Upon pressing it again, the fans turn on for a SPLIT second and then the computer returns to its idle state. When I opened the case, I did not see any signs of wire damage, but I noticed a strange light plastic smell. I cannot find the origin of the smell.

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post #2 of 8
Try booting up without the graphic card if not its the PSU.
post #3 of 8
Almost sure it's the PSU.
post #4 of 8
I had the same exact issue.
It would only turn on for a split second (lights or fans would spin).
And guess what?
It was the video card.
I replaced the PSU and it still didn't boot.
I booted without the video card I once had, and it worked.
post #5 of 8
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Originally Posted by mbarry View Post
Almost sure it's the PSU.
Same thoughts here.

I wonder if turning it on 24/7 caused this to happen...
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post #6 of 8
Pull the power cord from the PSU, let it sit overnight, and try it in the morning, first without the video card, then with if it works in the first test.
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post #7 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by mbarry View Post
Almost sure it's the PSU.
I agree with u,.
post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by allikat View Post
Pull the power cord from the PSU, let it sit overnight, and try it in the morning, first without the video card, then with if it works in the first test.
I'm pretty sure it is the power supply. I tried this and it did not help. I will kill a bit of my wallet and go get myself a new 1000w and call it a day...
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