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Power up problem

By DB5160
Dec 16, 2006
  1. Computer is 4 years old. One morning it does not turn on. When the power switch is pushed, the HD light flashes, CPU, chassis & PS fans turn a few revolutions and stop. I replaced the power supply and get the same symptoms.
    mobo is P4S5A, CPU is P4. Can anyone help.
    Thanks,
    DB5160
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    The motherboard is probably toast... look for exploded or leaking capacitors around the CPU socket
     
  3. DB5160

    DB5160 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Tmagic650
    Thanks for the input. If mobo is bad what are chances the CPU is Okay?
    DB5160
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    The CPU should be ok...
     
  5. DB5160

    DB5160 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks

    Finally got new MB installed and all works well. The processor was okay.
    Thanks for all your help.
    DB5160
     
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