computer breakdown

  SCUNNER 20:14 14 Nov 2005

i was using my computer and finished downloading emails,i was finished and i pressed start so to turn off,and it just cut out.
it won`t start again any ideas

  woodchip 20:27 14 Nov 2005

Not very oft I shut down like that, Is it a Desktop or Laptop what OS?

  Curio 20:28 14 Nov 2005

Check Mains Socket and Fuze first off

  SCUNNER 20:42 14 Nov 2005

desktop with xp pro,have checked to see if there are any loose connections.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:27 14 Nov 2005

Totally dead? no fan noise no LEDs?

1. socket
2. plug connections and fuse
3. change lead
4. remove refit memory
5. remove refit graphics card
6. try another PSU (most likely cause)
7. motherboard dead
8. CPU dead

  woodchip 22:31 14 Nov 2005

The PSU may just have died

  SCUNNER 10:48 15 Nov 2005

will try that

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