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Power Hi there my ps has started blowing fuse in plug top whilst booting up, then it will be ok for 3or 4 days could this be a cpu cooling fan fault. Regards Roy Garner

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Ive never had this fault but it could be possible. My first reaction is to swap the Power supply unit. or simply just check that the voltage is set correctly for your country. if UK 240v if US 110v little slide on back of power supply unit. Try plugging the power cord into a different socket first though my be you electricity socket at fault.

Hope this is some help
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