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Not powering up with steady orange power light

Only the cpu fan turn for a second then stopped. opower supply and ram are good. what could be the problem?

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Did any one open the system, after which you are facing this problem?
If the 4 pin power connector is disconnected, you will face the same symptom.

This symptom can also appear if you have any external or internal devices electronically failed / Short circuited. Remove any external devices even external hard drive, flash memory devices, camera, printers etc and then restart the computer.

There is also a possibility of flea power, remove the power cable from the tower and press and hold the power button for 10 seconds, this will drain charge from the capacitors from the motherboard.
then connect the power cable and test if your issue is fixed.

if the issue is still not resolved, then we have to remove any internal devices, eg, add on sound card, video card, modem etc and then try powering up, if the issue persists there could be a problem with either the motherboard or power supply, which needs parts to be replaced and tested.

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