power problemIi

  BREEN 17:10 16 Nov 2009
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i was using my xp desktop when it suddenly closed down without warning and wont start up again.Ihave checked the power lead and the machine power pack is less then a month old.
strangely the light on the mouse is lit but nothing else work Advice please.

  rawprawn 17:26 16 Nov 2009

It could be overheating, have you looked inside and cleaned out all the dust and debris? especially the fan at the back.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:28 16 Nov 2009

Sounds like your PSU is dead, if you fitted an underpowered PSU last month then it wouldn't last long.

  woodchip 22:24 16 Nov 2009

Duff PSU

  BREEN 18:13 21 Nov 2009

sorry about the delay in responding i have to borrow a computer. power supply is duff. why does the mouse light,

the new power supply is more powerful then the old one

  woodchip 18:17 21 Nov 2009

mouse if a wireless usb as a battery in it, if its a wired optical mouse it may get enough to light the led but not enough to power the pc

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