Confirm problem or other suggestions

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My computer was running normally but then one day it would not start up.
Pushing the power button yielded nothing----, no video, no beeps, nothing!

Some trouble shooting showed if the power cord was disconnected and
reinserted, pushing the power button yielded a power light and both fans ran
for about 1 second and then nothing.  Further attempts yielded nothing,
unless the power cord was again replaced.

It seems to me to be that the power supply is not seeing a good power signal
or something similar, so the motherboard will not accept power.  Do you
concur or could it be something else?

I have:
replaced power supply
replaced memory
replaced CPU
and it is running on nothing but a floppy drive (video is on motherboard).


Re: Confirm problem or other suggestions

Try it with a HD, mouse & keyboard in it?

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Re: Confirm problem or other suggestions


I  don't see anything obvious on the motherboard, but I was wondering if the
capacitor problem was still hanging around.  The 2, 1500uF babies next to
heatsinks look a little strange, but that could just be from the heat.


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