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Systenm kicks off right at power-up

I have an A8N-SLI Premium mobo with an AMD Athlon x2 4800+ and a recent Aspire 650 watt PS. The machine was working fine, and all of a sudden, while using it, it lost all power. When trying to re-start, the CPU fans all kick in, the drives start, but after one or two seconds, it looses all power. I have to unplug the PS, and then if I try to restart, it does the same thing. I have taken it back to a barebones system, unplugged all the power to the board and hardware and re-pkugged it all back in, and blown out the case well and the same thing keeps happening. Everything was working fine up to the sudden de-powering. Any ideas, please?

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  • Larry Hooper Jan 13, 2007

    Thank you. I was checking the output on the Power Supply right after I posted the question, and that certainly looks like that might be it. If it is, that is the second PS to go bad. And I have them both on a Surge Suppressor and a UPS. This last PS was a very good one, 630 watt Aspire. I bought it last May, so I will try and see what kind of warranty coverage I can get.

    Again, thank you very much.

    Larry

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