hardware problem

Da Rock rock_on_the_web at comcen.com.au
Tue Feb 26 02:46:07 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-02-25 at 20:38 -0500, Tsu-Fan Cheng wrote:
> hi guys,
>    just take every part out and dust with a brush, reseat the m-board
> and hook on the power supply, switch on the power and both fans spin
> for quite a while, seeing this, I switch it off and start to connect
> all the cables. After all is done, i turn on the power again, and this
> time it stop again after a short spin. and I looked everywhere on the
> board and found some silverish dust on the board, i dust it away, but
> this time, the fans and the LED light on the board never spin or lit
> up when i switch it on, i wonder if something i did kill the power
> this time, any idea?? thank you for your help.

Looks like that little bit of dust was making the system still seem like
its alive. I'd say its well and truely dead now- what do you reckon

New M/B and CPU...

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