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Computer won't power up. opened case to replace hard drive. After replacing the hard drive the computer would not power up. Reinstalled the old hard drive and still the computer won't start up.

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Check your connection between the power supply and the motherboard. Is it possible that your power supply was getting weak instead of the hard drive you replaced? First check the power connection and then try another power supply. If a different power supply boots the computer then you know that it may not have been a problem with your hard drive. You didn't say why you replaced the hard drive.

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