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Dead emachine t3104

The problem i have is not from the power supply, i turn the pc on and the fan on the power supply kicks on for a second as well as the cpu fan. After this happens the psu seems as if it freezes and i can not turn it off without unplugging the psu. However i can get the fans on both to turn on only if i unplug the 4-pin 12 volt plug is removed from the motheboard, any help with this would be great.

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  • bamash0109 Feb 19, 2009

    i have installed a known good psu, is there anything else i could try?

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In most cases this means that your motherboard is fried, but if you can get your hands on another power supply, try plugging it into your board just to be sure.

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