Forums | Home Repair | Home Improvement | Painting | Interior Decorating | Remodeling | Landscaping


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Do It Yourself > PC Repairs & Upgrades

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-15-2008, 01:39 AM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Iowa
Posts: 1,543
Share |
Default

Where to look when you have power issues with your pc...


Don't think it is a psu issue or motherboard issue always, look at the most discrete places, such as the power button!

My aunt had a computer that wouldn't work right. After her son looked at it, he replaced the psu and still couldn't get it to work. They decided to give it to me. After looking at it I pulled my multi meter out and tested from pin to pin on that little button. Turns out it worked and somtimes it wouldn't.
After trying to find a replacement, I decided to rip an old identical one from a old intercom system. Works perfect. Now I have a free 1.4 ghz p4 gateway, it only has 128 mb ram pc 2100, 266 mhz is slow for the 400 mhz fsb...found 1 gb pc 3200 ram for 20$.
rgsgww is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2008, 06:08 AM   #2
the Musigician
 
DangerMouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: I'm right here!
Posts: 10,404
Default

Where to look when you have power issues with your pc...


i owned a computer repair business a few years back and i replaced more than a couple power buttons. it's more common than you might think!
but at least YOU got a free machine for your trouble! =o)

DM
__________________
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]Click
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
to see some of my original magic tricks and trick boxes!
DangerMouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How do I get power to a new ceiling fan? sestivers Electrical 12 04-25-2011 02:11 PM
hooking up dryer....bronx ny code SURFBUG Appliances 6 10-14-2008 09:41 PM
safe way to add extension to power cord sil Electrical 7 10-18-2007 09:58 PM
Problem W/ Power after Switching Outlets... G19-Fanatic Electrical 17 08-28-2006 01:55 PM
Partial power on same fuse! joyjam Electrical 5 07-10-2005 10:23 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.