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HP Media Center Power Up Problem

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I have HP Mediacenter m8100y. While moving my computer when it was on, the computer turn off. Since then it does not power up. When I turn on the computer, the power unit light turn on green and then after 3 sec it turn off and never come back up again. I open the case and see the behavior inside. When I turn on, the cpu fan turn little bit on and then turn off with the power unit green light turn off.

I have try disconnecting all the power on media bay, hard disk, memory, fan power etc one by one and same issue.

I have disconnected power cable from the pc board (mother board) then trun it on; after that the green light turn on. But cannot do anything without power board. I have notice the power unit fan was not on, even though the Green light is on.

Finally, I also taking the pc board battery off and put it back after 30 min or so. Now the power unit green light on all the time but the computer does not boot.

Is my power unit broke or mother board or memory. Can someone help?

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  • uspeed Dec 25, 2008

    I have change the power supply unit and it works now.



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Replace the power supply-from a computer store, should be no more than 30 dollars

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