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Gateway 500x PC started making noise then stopped . now the only thing on is the power button. no sound from the hard drive and no lights on the CD drive. If it is the hard drive would every thing else stop lighting up

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Sounds like the power supply has conked out. new ones are cheap and easy to replace. get one from newegg.com and google "how to replace pc power supply" for precautions.. can shock ya dude

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