[Gllug] Hardware fault

James Courtier-Dutton james.dutton at gmail.com
Mon Apr 12 17:27:34 UTC 2010

On 12 April 2010 11:31, Dylan <dylan at dylan.me.uk> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am faced with a machine which is *completely* un-responsive after power-up.
> There is no HD activity, no activation of the monitor from standby, and no
> beeping, although the fans run normally. I have removed or disconnected
> mouse, keyboard, DVD and HD (both SATA) and memory resulting in no change of
> response - i.e. there is no complaint of any kind about the lack of essental
> hardware. The machine's owner tells me that yesterday it spontaneously
> rebooted.
> Is there any way simple way to distinguish a power supply, processor or
> motherboard fault? Any suggestions would be welcome.

Most likely fault is the Power Supply.
I have seen similar problems before.
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