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IBM Netvista powers up for only 3 seconds

I have a new refurbished IBM Netvista computer that turns on (fans & DVD drive lights) for only about 3 seconds and then shuts down. This computer powered up fine the first day I got it and then the second day it will not power up. Every time power is applied it gives the same result: power for about 3 seconds, then it dies.

Any ideas on what could be causing this?
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  • jitt May 11, 2010

    for this type of problem you have to check SMPS output voltage also.do one thing just remove all connection like hdd,fdd,cdom drive and then try.

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If you have to wait some minutes to restart it, that is overheating...try putting a ventilator (the bigger the better, the thing here is give lots of air to the processor > CPU) and see how its working...

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