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Elitegroup P4M800 motherboard problem get power for 1 sec thats it real puzzle!!

I wonder if any of you great gurus can help me .I have a elitegroup P4M800 motherboard latley i found out it was overheating and cutting out due to high temperatures.This was due to collective dust in fans and powersupply.
Anyway cleaned them out perfefect got temperature turned on my system and it cut out..noe everytime i try boot ..its only starts the case fan for 1 second then nothing...ive tryed allot as i have a new cpu spare ,,same thing..also disconnected hards disks joy,.mem joy.cmos jumper thinking the power supply maybe gone as i have a llot in my pc and the power unit is 400w...also when power is connect in the past i always got the standby lights and network i get nothing..just a fan spin for one sec..then cut out...its sooo tempted to try another power supply ..can it be the switch on the tower?..anyone got any good ideas??im kicking myself here :)

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Re: elitegroup P4M800 motherboard problem get power for 1...

Get yourself a good fan  ..... doesn't have to be an big round zalman for 60+ buck ... but ... get a thermaltake ... and spend $35 on it ... 
you'll be fine 

on the ecs board .... if you remove the lines running to the headers ( ie power, reset, usb, firewire, front fanel usb, etc.... remove all those ....   remember their order IMPORTANT to remember their order ... ) then take a phillips screwdriver and run it between the two rows of pins ... this should short the power on ....     you can eliminate that as a problem that way ... otherwise ... just a visual check should indicate if if looks ok ....

get a good fan is probably your solution

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Re: elitegroup P4M800 motherboard problem get power for 1...

Go to the motherboard manual and detect the "Power Switch" Pins. They are usually under the BIOS Battery. They remove the line connected to the "PWR SW" and push it with a screw. "Make contact between the two pins. If it started then the problem is with your Power Switch.It has to be changed. If not then I Assume that the problem is the Power/ MB. Maybe the Motherboard got a burn because of the overheating. GoodLuck

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According to your explanation it seems to be bad wall outlet connector, broken power cable and finally a broken Power supply.

You can check first two, but to you can't check Power supply.

The point the status led is off means that the 5V part of the power supply is broken. 12V part is (probably) OK because you have a fan running for short, but it is not important because all power sources of the power supply should work.

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