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Power up problem

When I plug in the power cord the fans start up, the green and red LED's light, then the red LED goes out and the fans stop, this continues until I pull the power cord. This sequence will sometimes stop if I hold the power button in for 5 or more seconds. When the power button is then pressed the same on - off sequence starts again. Some times when I relesse the power button the fans start again immediately. The red LED flashes on and off with the fans following the flashing, also the light on the power button follows the red LED flashing.

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  • Virgil Wolter Sep 06, 2007

    The 1st solution (hold the power button in for 2 minutes) corrected the problem. THe second solution was not helpful as the power supply was working. The 3rd solution was somewhat helpful but proved the power button was working properly. Thanks to all for the help
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One thing u can do also. Open your system case, remove cmos battery clean cmos battery and then insert like same. And restart your system. Other wise check power connections voltage. If it is ok then definitely it will wirk.

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Turn off your pc..............disconnect everything from the back of the pc and hold the power button for 2 mins.and then reconnect everything back and restart ur pc.....if that dosen't help open the pc and check the connections of power supply or else check whether any wire is obstructing the fans or not........im sure this is going to help u.... regards free booter Good Luck

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Turn off your pc..............disconnect everything from the back of the pc and hold the power button for 2 mins.and then reconnect verything back and restart ur pc.....if that dosent help open the pc and check the connections of power supply or else check whether any wire is obstructing the fans or not........im sure this is hgoing to help u.... regards free booter

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Sounds like a bad power supply.

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Hi, you most probably have a sticky on/off switch on your case. Turn the power off. Remove the side cover, trace your wires from the front switch to the mobo, identify witch is the power switch [this is usualy marked with PWR or PWS on the board and also on the wire from the switch. Disconnect this wire then turn on the power and use a fine screwdriver to bridge the two pins on the board, if all works properly then replace the switch Regards mistyman

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