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Old April 3, 2011, 12:28 PM
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Similar problem to someone that recently posted here....

was using my pc last night before going to bed everything was fine... wake up this morning press the power button and LEDs and fans power on for one sec then shutdown... i left the pc alone for 10 minutes after that and came back powered it on and it came on successfully but froze on my desktop and no power to mouse/kb....

possibility of my psu getting fried by a surge while i was sleeping? this would be my second corsair hx650w to be fried :(
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Old April 3, 2011, 12:56 PM
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hmmm..what do you have between the pc and the wall socket?

take it appart and boot with minimal components.

if you cannot swap everything, then youll always have a doubt.
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Old April 3, 2011, 01:07 PM
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hmmm..what do you have between the pc and the wall socket?

take it appart and boot with minimal components.

if you cannot swap everything, then youll always have a doubt.
Belkin surge protector, tried directly into wall socket same thing.

when i press the power button my leds and fans power on for a second, then off for a sec, then back on for a sec in a never ending cycle until i tick my psu power switch from l to 0

unplugged everything from the pc and same response any ideas
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try another psu i guess but i wouldve taken it apart and assembled it on your table
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Belkin surge protector, tried directly into wall socket same thing.

when i press the power button my leds and fans power on for a second, then off for a sec, then back on for a sec in a never ending cycle until i tick my psu power switch from l to 0

unplugged everything from the pc and same response any ideas
I'm going to assume it's the system in your system specs. In which case it's likely that you just have a corrupted BIOS. (Gigabyte boards often do what you described until they can fix themselves)

Turn on your computer and let it do the never ending cycle for at least 5 minutes. If you don't post, the next step would be to try a CMOS reset. Probably easiest to just remove the battery and leave the power unplugged for a minute.
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from what he said there it should've kicked in already. after the second or so tries,if memory serves right.

could be a bad stick/slot as well.
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Good news, i had a brand new 550w corsair psu laying around, tried it out and same results so its not the psu and now lead to believe its my motherboard..

edit - just tried to let it run the loop for 5 minutes and nothing :|

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Old April 3, 2011, 02:24 PM
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pull the plug...............push power button....a few more times......then plug cord back in.....
...then wait...if it doesnt do anything by itself, just hit the power button one time,very short...and leave it be.

if nothing after the second or so reboot, reset it yourself,and wait..if still nothing, hold the power button till it
goes off but dont let go of the power button, see if it does something..if nothing,pull the plug,continue holding the button,
wait 60 secs,plug the cord back in,wait another 60 secs,let go of the button.
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pull the plug...............push power button....a few more times......then plug cord back in.....
...then wait...if it doesnt do anything by itself, just hit the power button one time,very short...and leave it be.

if nothing after the second or so reboot, reset it yourself,and wait..if still nothing, hold the power button till it
goes off but dont let go of the power button, see if it does something..if nothing,pull the plug,continue holding the button,
wait 60 secs,plug the cord back in,wait another 60 secs,let go of the button.
Tried, didnt work

Also removed battery and waited 1 minute and put it back in, nothing

I took a screwdriver and put it in the clr_cmos to clear cmos and turned on, nothing

While it was powered on I attempted to clear cmos again and just learned that doing so may damage the motherboard.. nothing has changed since though...

Im getting extremely frustrated... :|

also tried removing gpu and booting no luck

also have 2 led phase lights lighting up during the process

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take it out the case, on your table.

swap ram sticks, but first take one out and see.....

the second bios mustve took a dump too, if it is the bios. to have two dead bioses at the same time
is a bit hard though.
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