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PC not booting (Solved)


Best Answer iammykyl , 08 December 2015 - 06:52 PM

Gday.  The computer does not start at all so would not be able to do that  In that case, you must answer the questions you have been asked, otherwise we are only guessing what t... Go to the full post »


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The PSU starts, then stops immediately. I'm guessing this means that the PSU is faulty?
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The PSU starts, then stops immediately. I'm guessing this means that the PSU is faulty?

Possible but not definite.   It could be on the CPU side, most often bent pin/s in the MB socket, quite rare for the CPU itself to be faulty.

Your options,

Borrow a known working PSU and test a bare bones setup again..

Ring a local PC repair shop and ask if they can test your PSU, test must be done with equipment that tests while PSU is under load, or, powering up a known complete working system.

RMA the PSU.

 

If the system still does not boot with a known working PSU.

Remove the heatsink/fan,

Remove the CPU from the socket and inspect for bent pins or a foreign object in the socket.

If no issues found.

 

You have reached the stage where I advice to RMA both the CPU and MB, either could be faulty and there is no easy way for you to find out which. 

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I tested the pc with a spare PSU i had, and it ran perfectly. So I've organised a replacement after I've sent my one back. Thanks to all of you who helped with me with this issue and I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year


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Good to hear you sorted it out :)
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Well done.   Glad we could be of help.  :thumbsup: 

The seasons greeting to you as well.

 

Please select best answer and I will mark the topic solved.   It will not be closed, so if you still have issues with the new PSU installed, please post here again.

 

Thanks and good luck. 


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