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My computer runs for 2 seconds then shuts down.

I recently purchased a new tower. Not paying attention when taking my motherboard and others from my computer. I forgot where certain things went. First it was the front panel (Pwr Switch) etc... I belive i figured that out because now i get some power. I press the power switch and all lights come on and it sounds like its about to start up, then it shuts down. If anyone may know whats wrong i could really use some help.


http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en-us/mb/content.php?S_ID=259 this is my MBoard if it helps any. Its an old computer i built maybe 4-5 years ago?

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  • Yates3030 May 15, 2008

    The motherboard is in correctly I have the manual downloaded thats how i figured ou tthe PS and what not. Its still giving me a 1 second start then shutting down.

  • Anonymous May 16, 2009

    yes it is only 2 seconds then shut.

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First off all download the manual
> Make sure that motherboard is placed correctly
> Front panel connection plugs are there on the manual (4plugs POWERLED,HDD LED,reset switch,power switch) LED plug has positive negative...be careful

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