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05-01-2012 04:11 PM
I thought I can solve any hardware problem until recently when I came across with my own PC xw6000.
I tried everything I could think of.
Here is the story.
When I press the start button the fans start spining but I don't get a POST beep and on the screen there is one short blink with start up page and then goes black again and does absolutely nothing.
Here is what I've done:
I tried different graphic card, I disconnected all PCI cards, I left only one working RAM module ( tried more too) disconnected both hard drives ( still no wornings that there is no bootable device ) replaced CMOS battery and finaly replaced the motherboard with two new processors and two new RAM modules.
Looks like the only thing which hasn't been replaced is power supply now.
i checked everything and I am just givin' up so if anyone could direct me anywhere I would be more that happy to offer him/her a whole track of chocolate!!!!!!!
Seriously, any help greatly appreciated.
05-01-2012 04:21 PM
It would appear to me the only recourse you have is to try another power supply.
Is your front power light a different color than the norm (another color than green when it's on)?
If it is amber or red, that would indicate some kind of P/S issue to me.
05-02-2012 09:13 AM
I don't quite understand your question.
I have only replaced one power supply in my life, and all I did was disconnect the plugs from the motherboard from the old one and reconnect the ones from the new one.
I did not follow any precautions regarding grounding the motherboard or the PC.
It cranked right up after I replaced the P/S.