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Friends computer just quit. Replaced power supply. No pwr up

Friends computer just quit. Replaced power supply (ATX). Green led on MB is on. Push power button and nothing happens.Checked button, good. Next? Dell xps 410

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No power from gigabyte motherboard


Nope

Just basic diagnostic tools

First thing to check IS the Power Supply.
Then the diagnosis goes on.

So far all you have told me is an assumption. You ASSUME the Power Supply is OK.

Don't.

1) If ALL of the LED's were on at once, they would use less than 1 Watt of power.

2) EACH fan uses 2 to 3 Watts of power.

3) A typical Processor can draw from 51 to 125 Watts of power.
Just depends on what Processor it is,

By having JUST the CPU on the motherboard, and the fan on the Power Supply doesn't work; you have just PROVED that.

Do you have a multimeter?
An economical one can be purchased for as little as $5 to $12.
Available in a multitude of stores.

There are 3 main voltages to check. Check while PSU is plugged into mobo. (Power Supply Unit; MOtherBOard)

A) 3.3 Volts
B) 5 Volts
C) 12 Volts
All are DC Voltage. (Dotted line over a solid line for Multimeter)

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atxmain24

The Orange wires are 3.3 Volts
The Red wires are 5 Volts
The Yellow wires are 12 Volts. All are DC Voltage. (DCV)

The 24-pin ATX main power cable is left plugged into the mobo.
The BACK of the power cable's connector; is where the wires go in.

Power Supply unplugged from power; a straightened out paperclip is inserted down into the socket hole with an Orange wire in it.
The paperclip slides down alongside the insulation of the Orange wire, and touches a metal female terminal.

Every wire going into the 24-pin ATX main power cable's connector, ends in a Molex female metal terminal,

http://www.molex.com/molex/products/datasheet.jsp?part=active/0002081202_CRIMP_TERMINALS.xml&channel=Products&Lang=en-US

The brass tip openings can be seen, in the Playtool link's middle photo. (Tip openings; Front. Paperclip touches Back)
MUST touch that metal terminal.

Another paperclip is slid down into ANY socket hole, with a Black wires in it.
ALL Black wires are Ground wires.

Making sure the paperclip jumper wires, are of the correct length by cutting; there is no way they will accidentally touch each other.

Positive (Red) probe lead of multimeter to Orange wire paperclip;
Negative (Black) probe lead of multimeter to Black wire paperclip.
You should read 3.3 Volts (DC)

Do the same for the Red - 5 Volt wire. Red wire and Black wire.
12 Volt - Yellow wire and Black wire.

Post back in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

On another note;
Did you just recently mount the mobo to the computer case?
Did you use metal Standoff's, or plastic Spacers?
(Standoff - Hex shaped brass piece, usually 1/2 inch tall; and with a threaded hole on one end, and a threaded shaft on the other)

The Support Plate can be a separate metal plate; or is an integral part of the computer case.

IF, there is a Standoff on the Support Plate, that is NOT lined up to a motherboard mounting hole, it can touch exposed solder joints on the bottom of the motherboard.

This will short circuit the motherboard. MOST of the time when the 'offending' Standoff is removed; everything is OK.

Dec 25, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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ATX motherboard connector pin out


Black=0V(GND)
Yellow=12V
Red=5V
Orange=3.3V
Purple=5Vsb(everytime on)
Gray is PWRGOOD or PWROK(pwr=power) must be at 5v
White=-5V(optional)
Blue=-12V
Green is PWRon must be connected to a black wire to turn on the PSU

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The green light on the back is flashing, but when I push the power button nothing happens, any ideas what it could be?


The Green LED light flashing indicates a bad Power Supply. Weak voltage power rail.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=404643&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&submit.y=7&submit.x=7&lang=en&cc=us

Troubleshooting Power Supply Issues HP Pavilion A520n,

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph06788&tmp_task=solveCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&site=null&lang=en&key=null&product=404643#N207

Click on > Power Supply light is on or flashes

"If the LED is still flashing (it should not flash with all connectors removed), plug the power cable into a different power outlet that is known to be good. If the LED still flashes, the power supply should be replaced."


Cause?
The leading cause is the computer is dirty inside, to include the Power Supply
The next cause is that Electrolytic Capacitors have failed inside the Power Supply.

Solution is to replace the Power Supply.

The Power Supply used is the ATX form factor. The type of Power Supply used in over 80 percent of PC computers out there, and very readily available.

Size of the power supply case is approximately 6 inches Wide, 5-1/2 inches long (5.5), and 3-1/2 inches Tall. (3.5)

It is a 250, or 300 Watt generic unit, probably made by Bestec, Delta, or HiPro.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00072236&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=404643

Scroll down to see the illustration and photo of the motherboard.

Power cables needed are;

A) 20-pin ATX main power cable,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atxmain20

{ ATX power supply's today come with a 20 + 4-pin ATX main power cable.
The power cable can be used as a 20-pin, or a 24-pin.

Add the 4-pin connector to make it a 24-pin, or do not use it, and have a 20-pin }


B) Enough standard 4-pin Peripheral power cables for the IDE (PATA) harddive, {1}, and the optical drive/s.

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#peripheral

Today's power supply's come with either at least 4, or 6 of these power cables.

C) One Floppy Drive power cable.
Won't be used for a Floppy Disk Drive on your computer. It's power for the Memory Card Reader.

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#floppy


All of the above power cables are typical when purchasing an ATX power supply today.
Need guidance in choosing a Power Supply, please state in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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HP DC7600 green light go off when you let go off


Bad Power Supply. Weak Voltage power rail. Suggest you replace the Power Supply. Before you do, make sure you follow Anti-Static Precautions, and also clean out the inside of the computer, with a can of compressed air for computers, if it is dirty. Need to know how to open your computer case, and replace the Power Supply? State in a Comment (The Power Supply is a 200 Watt unit. It isn't the common ATX style of Power Supply. ATX power supply case size, is approximately 6 inches Long, 6 Inches Wide, and 3-1/2 inches Tall. The PSU (Power Supply Unit) that fits in your computer, is approximately 6 inches Wide, 3.75 inches Tall (3 and 3/4 inches), and 4 inches Long. Be prepared for a 'Sticker Shock' when you see the average price ) Should you want to test your Power Supply, before taking advice from a stranger, I would be happy to lead you through it. You'll need an economical Multimeter, or a power supply tester. State in a Comment if this is your intentions.

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Trying to find wich two or more wires from wiring harness turn on power supply for a compaq presario 7594


In ATX PC power supplies, here is the wiring scheme:

Green: PS-ON (+5V)
Gray: PWR OK (+5V)
Purple: +5VSB
Blue: -12V
White: -5V
Orange: +3.3V
Red: +5V
Yellow: +12V
Black: Ground (AKA Common)

Use a paper clip to connect the GREEN wire and a BLACK wire. There should be a black one right next to the green. This is how I test PSUs before and after I repair them. Now it should be running, assuming there are no internal problems.

You can also connect the GRAY to ground with an LED. Not necessary, but I like to do it ;)

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System wont power on unless mb power connector on mb is reset


by mb pwr connector do you mean the swich on the pc case that you press to turn it on or do you mean the large block connector form the power supply ?

If you mean the case switch then you have a faulty one that is sendinga constant signal and locking up the power supply

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Same problem - green "power" LED on the MB but no activity


Hello,

This series of machines is known for this issue. You can get a replacement motherboard for your pc from a website at www.barebonekit.com they boards run from $35 to about $65 plus shipping. This is much cheaper than you can get them most other places. We order from them on a regular basis and have had no problems. I hope this helps, if so please rate the solution.

Thanks,
Buddy

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ATX Bestec 1956F Power Supply Failure


sounds like your power supplie has not been switched on by *********** board.the fan will not turn on until power supplie is turned on by mb.as far as what is wrong there are several things i can think of.i would try resetting bios. It sounds like your power supplie is working and your motherboard could have a short.but i have no way to be sure without testing. I can however tell you how to perform a test on your power supplie.unplug the 20 or 24 pin connector from your mb. look for a green wire,and then locate the grey one.short these two together(you can use a paper clip or something).if it dosnt power up. your power supplie is bad.also do not short any other wires,and only touch the grey and green for a few seconds as this is not how it was intended to be powered on.

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