No spark of life Naesby

  Naseby 2 20:27 18 Aug 2003
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Have rebuilt old Aptiva but no electrical life at all.Have tested all leads plugs and contacts but it appears dead.It worked fine before so I put it back as was but still dead.Any advice gratefully received.Naesby,

  Forum Editor 20:33 18 Aug 2003

you haven't "put it back as was" - otherwise it would still be working.

If it worked OK before you started it looks as if you may have done something to the PSU, or to the motherboard. Even a tiny over-voltage on the motherboard will kill it stone dead.

I know you say that you've checked everything, but perhaps it's worth doing again - in great detail. Perhaps you could also let us have a little more information about what it was you did when you rebuilt the machine - presumably you added or changed some hardware?

  Naseby 2 08:15 19 Aug 2003

Iam going to start again no new components thanks for identifying PSU or Mobo as the possible cause

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