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Re: Computer won't start up - help?

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by Arno Wagner, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. Arno Wagner

    Arno Wagner Guest

    Previously Martin <> wrote:
    > I have a computer that's acting up. When I plug it in, the power
    > supply fan and the main vent fan both start and two lights next to
    > where the network cable plugs in light up. After about a second, the
    > two lights go off and the fans power down. After a couple of seconds,
    > the fans come to a stop and then the whole cycle repeats. It continues
    > repeating this activity until I physically un-plug the power cord. If
    > I re-connect the power cord, it immediately starts cycling through
    > this same pattern again.


    > I thought probably the power supply had gone bad (the computer is just
    > under a year old). So, I bought a new one and installed it. It made
    > absolutely no difference. It still behaves exactly the same.


    > Any one have any thoughts as to what might be wrong with this thing?


    Next possible problem is the maiboard.

    Arno
     
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