OT: dead box

Jorge Biquez jbiquez at icsmx.com
Mon Mar 22 01:42:25 UTC 2010

No sounds (beeps) no cpu fan no lights?

At 06:00 p.m. 21/03/2010, you wrote:
> > Anybody got any ideas what the problem may be? I'm thinking possibly
> > the power on switch but that seems a long shot and there seems no easy
> > way to replace it.
>In the process of dis-assembling the machine and re-assembling is, you
>may want to use a rubber to clean the contacts on the RAM and various
>boards. I use one of those white rubbers for pencil, remeber to remove
>the dust before you put the card in the machine.
>While assembling the CPU do not forget the thermo paste between the
>CPU and the heat skin, do not over use it, a thin layer is enough.
>You can check the CPU by shorting the light green and light blue wires
>from the main connector (that would be 2nd and 4th from one end; but
>colour are always light green 2nd and light blue 4th so far I have
>seen), see if the fan on the power unit turn on. Be carefull, while
>this is only 2 or 3 volts, your are delaing with a unit connected to
>the main power. paper clip is a good way to do the test.
>Good luck,
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