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Hard Drive light spazzes and fan works but nothing else!!

It has recently come to my attention that someone was screwing around with the computer( pushing the on/off button repeatedly while the power was down) and now when i try to turn it on, the hard drive light blinks rapidly and gets faster, and the fan works but nothing else. It is possible that this has short circuited?

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Re: Hard Drive light spazzes and fan works but nothing...

Sounds like the power button is broken or power supply is going.

Posted on Dec 15, 2007

Re: Hard Drive light spazzes and fan works but nothing...

I'm working on a computer with the exact same issue. The fans come on, but they are all spinning rather slowly. The motherboard has bloated capacitors on it which leads me to believe that it is a motherboard failure. I tried a different power supply but to no avail. I'm out on the 'net looking for a new board since I'm a tech and can replace components like this. If you're not a tech, you're probably best off just buying a new Emachine.

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

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