power supply won't last

Discussion in 'IBM' started by roger, Aug 28, 2003.

  1. roger

    roger Guest

    My friend has an old no-brand win98 machine, which had worked fine for
    the past 3 years until yesterday it stopped working. When she pressed
    power switch, the power supply would lasts for about 2 seconds, then
    switched off automatically. I can see the CPU fan and PSU fan both
    running. Afterwards, it won't start at all if press power switch
    again. The machine was connected to a power strip, and she had to
    turn off and on the switch on the strip before getting that 2 seconds
    power supply again. Any help is appreciated.
    roger, Aug 28, 2003
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