My computer just won't turn on

By ProfessorBlawk ยท 7 replies
Jul 29, 2016
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  1. So I had a friend over who installed a new power supply into my computer, before he left we turned on my computer and plugged my monitor in to make sure it was all okay. Everything checked out and he went home, then I unplugged the power and moved my computer back into my desk and plugged it back in. When I did it refused to turn on and no matter what I do still refused, tried other outlets, tried a different wire, checked everything in the computer, tried using the reset button as a power switch, and still nothing.
     
  2. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing. Posts: 3,019   +661

  3. ProfessorBlawk

    ProfessorBlawk TS Rookie Topic Starter

  4. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing. Posts: 3,019   +661

    If it were me, I would 'breadboard' the system and isolate the cause.. hopefully you still have old PSU.

     
  5. ProfessorBlawk

    ProfessorBlawk TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Sadly this is a very new psu I purchased, keep in mind it was working right before I moved it.
     
  6. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing. Posts: 3,019   +661

    Yup, but since it is the newest part it is the most suspect.
     
  7. ProfessorBlawk

    ProfessorBlawk TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Well after taking it to a shop, we found out it fried the motherboard... Thanks for the help though
     
  8. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing. Posts: 3,019   +661

    Sorry that happened.
     

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