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Gateway 504gr wont power on got new power supply stil wont turn on green light on mother board on thats all

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  • bobieboy Dec 30, 2007

    reset cmos have the same thing no power on.



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Try resetting the bios by moving the cmos jumper to the clear position on the motherbaord for a minute or so.

Hope this helps?

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