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PC Won't Start after replacing power supply

By anecho
Jul 28, 2005
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  1. My power supply stopped working, so I replaced the power supply and the PC will start. There is power going to the motherboard, the fan is working fine, but the PC will not boot. The light on the front of the PC never turns green, it remains orange. Everything is plugged in OK. There are no beeps when the PC is trying to start. Any Suggestions?
  2. Abraxas

    Abraxas TS Rookie Posts: 205

    You need to be more detailed. At least CPU, video card and of course what PSU you replaced the old one with.
  3. anecho

    anecho TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I replaced a 250W power supply with a 350W one.
  4. Abraxas

    Abraxas TS Rookie Posts: 205

    I guess people here could need more information to help you out. Seems like your old one was working (for how long?) so the new one should. It's probably a bad one or you made a mistake during the installation.
  5. anecho

    anecho TS Rookie Topic Starter

    The old one was working for 2 years. what other information do you need?
  6. Abraxas

    Abraxas TS Rookie Posts: 205

    Basically - since your new PSU should really work if the old one did for 2 years with that configuration - nothing. ;)
    Board, CPU and video card might help, but in your case the new PSU has to be either bad (possibly frying your hardware, but don't think the worst just yet) or you did something wrong.
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