Computer wont post or anything, please help

By Spiders
Mar 22, 2010
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  1. I turned on my computer to transfer some files between my laptop and desktop, while working on my laptop i looked at my desktop and it...

    blue screened for like 3 seconds then it went blank with everything still running, so I tried rebooting it and now it doesnt boot into post or anything... what happened?

    all it does is start up the fans and hdd
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,673   +152

    You could try another power supply... fans and hard drive running doesn't mean a power supply is good
  3. Spiders

    Spiders TechSpot Member Topic Starter Posts: 81

    ugh i hope not, i just bought the psu, its an antec 650w earthwatts, less then three months old since bought.
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,673   +152

    Could be the motherboard, but power supplies are cheaper to try first. This isn't an e Machines is it? No, good
  5. Spiders

    Spiders TechSpot Member Topic Starter Posts: 81

    of course not, its a semi custom build, the mobo was ripped from an hp comp... everything else bought afterwards
  6. Spiders

    Spiders TechSpot Member Topic Starter Posts: 81

    I tried unplugging then replugging the psu's 24 main pin and 4 pin, it worked all the way to the OS then i turned it off to move it back on the desk and it didnt work again
  7. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,673   +152

    No e Machines I saw your specs... still sounds like a power supply, motherboard last
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