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As I always heard and still repeat: if your $20 PSU blows, it'll probably fuck up your $400 graphics card and $200 mobo, so spend the money for a good unit Just because the power supply fan or the CPU fan is spinning and the power LED lights are on doesn't necessarily mean your power supply is delivering the necessary voltage to The same care is taken when mains power supply is integrated into any device: the risk exists, so the device must be carefully designed to contain that risk. See more questions like this: My HP 15 suddenly went off while on use and couldn't come on again, what can I do See more questions like this: I have an http://windowsrefund.org/power-supply/bad-power-supply.php

permalinkembedsaveparentload more comments(6 replies)[–]epicfailol 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago(0 children)I was turning one of my old cameras into an IR camera and forgot to discharge the capacitor that attached to the Does a lightning strike usually take out the PSU, the mobo, or just everything? I'm not sure what the problem is? x Log in or Sign up TechPowerUp Forums www.techpowerup.com Forums > Hardware > General Hardware > Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest!

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permalinkembedsavegive gold[–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago(0 children)yeah, I was a dumb shit when younger and mine broke. iam2thecroweJun 1, 2011, 10:45 AM yes, if the psu shows no signs of life with the paperclip test, unless you used the wrong pins, the psu is dead. Hello. All external devices are OFF.

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]djcurry 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago(0 children)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRwIrbK8KDI permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]phych 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago(0 children)Love his videos. Unless you are an electrical engineer or an electrician you have no business inside a PSU. Was this helpful? How To Check If A Power Supply Is Working permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]petemate 82 points83 points84 points 4 years ago(61 children)If you observe guidelines and use caution, there is nothing wrong with trying to fix your power supply or your computer.

If it doesn't get ready to remove and test the PSU. Rules Be respectful to others Don't ask to be spoonfed a build No facilitating/recommending piracy or grey market software Don't cite rumors and anecdotes as fact Post sales & deals in Having a cheapo power supply can fry all of your components in a blink of an eye. but as paranoid as i am, ill probably start wearing heavy gloves when messing around my computer's guts from now on.

In most cases, the first thing to consider when video is not showing properly are either problematic video drivers (which are difficult to fix on a laptop when you can't see Power Supply Failure Symptoms Or even better, let experienced people handle this. When it's taken apart, it's -very- bendable. Even things at fairly low voltage can be dangerous if they can source a lot of current.

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the Dunning-Kruger Effect! http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=1720&page=6 If the fan spins up to full speed the PSU needed to reset its over current protection; disconnect power and rebuild to confirm the PC now works. Dead Power Supply Or Motherboard Was your laptop powered on while it was next to the heater? Power Supply Paperclip Test permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Omnilatent[S] 5 points6 points7 points 4 years ago(0 children)Yeah, I guess that, too.

After this, plug in your USB charger to a low voltage source, such as a computer USB port, and test whether or not the Tablet is receiving a charge using your http://windowsrefund.org/power-supply/can-my-vid-card-have-its-own-power-supply.php If you know what you are doing, there is nothing wrong with trying to repair a broken part. But isn't that theoretically possible as well that a 2.1 sound system fail and apply mains to a 3.5mm jack as well? If you have a spare power supply or if you know someone who has, work your way to get a hand on it and try it on your motherboard. Is My Motherboard Dead

Black death, no power, no lights, no noise, absolutely 100% dead! Motherboard won't post, I am trying to figure out how to get it to? But yeah, if you don't know what you're doing, don't do it. (Fuse was blown due to a stupid thing I did, managed to bridge a molex -12V to a +12V Check This Out I opened mine up and tried to hoover the dust from it.

Meet a Community Member We'd like to introduce Frank, Started programming the Commodore VIC-20 at the age of 11 and over the next 15 years turned that into a Computer Science Testing Psu Just buy a new one. Tried to hold the power button, still nothing.

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Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart If you know what you are doing, there is nothing wrong with trying to repair a broken part Isn't that what the problem is? Click EDIT to write this answer. Power Supply Tester Ex plorer 13:46 14 Apr 06 Hi I am not an Electrician.

Want to join in? Hell we have classes in our highschools now just for tinkering and building computers. Wikifight23's Message Board Wikifight23: Hi, my name is Wikifight23. http://windowsrefund.org/power-supply/cpu-power-supply.php I don't want to replace everything if I don't have to.

Or spend a minute to learn what is defective before even disconnecting one wire. Save time. If you are qualified, think about what you do. I will appreciate your help in this regard.

There are single-chip hubs that provide zero safety features, and tie the device power directly to the upstream USB port, also known as your computer. It was a henry so the hoover was all metal, I wonder what would have happened to me if it had hit the wrong part. Can you help me to rebuild it? 1 You can always buy a small internal speaker at computer stores or online. When I power it on- at times it gives of 4 beeps - which I researched is a memory problem.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago(0 children)Unless you do it for a living anyway, the money you save won't be worth the effort, time and risk. Power Struggles Pg 8. After replacing them, the ports were working again, and I have no other problems. Apr 5, 2011 at 3:26 PM #7 n-ster Joined: Jan 11, 2009 Messages: 9,020 (3.08/day) Thanks Received: 1,461 Location: Montreal, Canada System Specs System Name: Fun waste of money Processor: i7

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