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Old 11-10-2005, 05:02 AM   #1
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My new sysem ran great for several days. This evening I powered it down and when I attempted to power it back up it wouldn't start. I've checked power connections and the leads running from the case power switch to the MB and all seems in order.

I did notice that the green LED on the motherboard (the one that indicates that it has power) is blinking somewhat irregularly. Is this normal? Or is my power supply / mb flaky?

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Old 12-29-2005, 11:43 AM   #2
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Did you ever find out why your led was blinking?
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Old 12-29-2005, 12:46 PM   #3
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The Power LED should stay solid green. My guess is that you're motherboard is not completely grounded and short-circuiting or a possible psu issue.
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Old 12-30-2005, 03:20 PM   #4
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Yea my power supply burned up. I bought a new one but the system won't boot up. The green light just blinks. and the fans just jitter back and forth.

Any suggestions.
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Old 12-30-2005, 03:45 PM   #5
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Try and reset your CMOS jumper.
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Old 12-30-2005, 04:06 PM   #6
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I did that and I took out the battery to then reset the cmos, but still not boot. I even took out a power supply from another working computer and put it in and it still did not work just blinking green led.
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Old 12-30-2005, 04:11 PM   #7
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Is the mobo in your case? How about trying it outside of it? I just wonder if something is shorting it out.
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Old 12-30-2005, 04:16 PM   #8
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I'll try that and let you know
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Old 12-31-2005, 03:59 PM   #9
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probably a mobo issue..... i hope its not because i plan on getting that mobo REAL soon.
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Old 12-31-2005, 04:59 PM   #10
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My old power supply smelt like it burned up so all I did was go out and buy a new power supply. I hooked it up and nothing happened except that the mother board green led light up but no boot up and no fans or hdds.
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