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Computer Case ULT33180 Powers down about 4 seconds after started

I've got an Ultra ULT33180 and the fans power up when I push the power button. Then after about 4 seconds the power goes off. Note the power to the mother board is ON all the time as indicated by the green led on the board. I feel I need to know the wiring diagram to the power button as there are about 4-8 wires running to it. It seems it is not a simple power on button, but includes reset, and other features. My problem started after my daughter walked up to grab the Ipod cable and she touched the front of the metal case and I heard a snap (static discharge). The system immediately powerd off. I'm hoping this is a switch problem and not a motherboard problem. While I wait to see what this forum will provide, I'm going to look at the mother board spec.s and see if I can at least power on the board by jumping the power on wires (after disconnecting all the others running to the power switch). But I'd really like to know what the wiring diagram for the switch.

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    Dick May 11, 2010

    It's a motherboard problem, a static discharge will not harm the switch. I would attempt to clear the CMOS if you can locate the jumper. Which motherboard might be helpful information.



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Ive done something similar, I took the CMOS battery off the motherboard and put it back in after about a minute to reset the bios. Unplugged the power supply from the motherboard and flipped the power switch on the back of the power supply (on and off a few times) and plugged the power connector back onto the motherboard. I know it sounds like an odd way of fixing this problem but has worked for me.

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