apparently no power to PC

  totem 11:52 14 Aug 2007

My XP tower PC will not power up. I have changed the PSU thinking it was that but still did not power up. I thought maybe its the switch on the front of the case, but that seems fine. I cant find any fuses to replace. Anyone any ideas on what to check next?

  RobCharles1981 11:56 14 Aug 2007

Are all the Fans Spinning up? For starters do you hear the post beep??

  Diemmess 11:59 14 Aug 2007

Is there an on/off switch on the back of the computer (in the PSU area)?

  johndrew 12:02 14 Aug 2007

Sorry if this is obvious but.....
have you checked the fuse in the plug and the lead?

  totem 12:03 14 Aug 2007

No fans are spinning up. There is no beep at all. There is an on/off swich also on the PSU and this is switched on.

  totem 12:04 14 Aug 2007

ther is power to the PC - I have tested it using a multimeter

  totem 13:46 14 Aug 2007

I tried shorting the system connectors on the motherboard for the power switch and no joy. The switch works but no power to motherboard. I guess the motherboard has gone. Oh well that a new PC for me then...

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