A7N8X power up problem

  jhjhjh 18:31 30 May 2006
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my computer will not power up when i press the power button, The hd light comes on but flashing very quickly. can hear the hd spinning up but no power light, will suddenly power up after a few minutes sometimes will not power up at all. spoke to computer manufacturer who said sounds like psu Local shop said it is a problem with the mobo
pleasehelp


a7n8x mobo
360watt psu
2.5 gig amd processor
512 mb ram

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:35 30 May 2006

spoke to computer manufacturer who said sounds like psu Local shop said it is a problem with the mobo

Did you take it into the shop?

certainly sounds like a typical PSU problem (cheapest and easiest item to change)

  jhjhjh 16:54 31 May 2006

did not take to shop

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:01 31 May 2006

So they have not tested the PSU!

Unplug all cards except graphics and memory from the board, unplug the hard drive and CD / DVD drives

It should boot to an error message no disk drive or no operating system

  jhjhjh 21:24 02 Jun 2006

have tried disconnecting as many items as possible including cards not to important to machine operation Did not make any difference still same problem as above your thoughts please

  jhjhjh 21:26 02 Jun 2006

as you said it eventualy booted to the error messages you mentioned

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:57 02 Jun 2006

PSU is struggling to cope with load

change PSU, dont scrimp get a decent one more watts doesn't mean better the heavier it is the better quality it is.

  jhjhjh 22:51 12 Jun 2006

thankyou it is the psu thankyou for your help

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