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View 9 Replies . It's possible when you experienced your crash your O/S was corrupted & thus you can't boot. BANG! For a start take the cover off and take a look at things especially the power supply.

Also dying without a good computer to play world of warcraft!I would love to know how to use a multimeter to test the voltages n stuff but afraid to due to Currently running one caseless, and im not sure how to turn it on. Reply With Quote 10-08-2012,01:58 PM #9 Jemz View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Novitiate Geek Join Date Oct 2012 Posts 5 Loch, the plug says 5A on permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]bro4all 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(10 children)99% sure that it's the weak power supply. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/341532-31-what-spark-inside-computer-wont-turn

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I don't know what to do anymore2 No audio device installed windows 105 · 2 comments What are snap-ins in a Sever setting?This is an archived post. Any ideas? I don't wanna just start buying and replacing stuff. Posted On: 02-28-2008, 07:14 AM .

Posted On: 01-06-2008, 12:26 AM . Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. As someone who's new to building computers you might have used the wrong power pin to power something. Sparks Flew Out Of Power Supply http://www.jonnyguru.com//forums/forumdisplay.php?f=3 permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–][deleted] 158 points159 points160 points 1 year ago(10 children)Had something similar happen a few years ago.

AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Home Forums > Hardware and Technology > Computer Help > Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware Power Supply Popped And Sparked Or maybe some of the power pins on one of the power cables didn't fully connect even though you thought you did connect them properly. Similar Threads - Turn flash spark Forum Date I can turn my system off ... EVGA and Corsair have huge channels and product is generally easy to find worldwide (though EVGA in Asia is somewhat hit or miss).

Everything is appreciated:) permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Unacceptable_Lemons 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(0 children)Is this a good reason to test PSUs separately using that tester thing just so the fan spins up? Computer Sparks When Plugged In Thus, I took the power supply out from the case.I am like around 60% sure that the power supply is dead. If it starts, your PSU is fine. Desktop Wont Turn On So the power in my room went out, i assumed that it was the storm that we are having right now in texas.

Power Supply Popped And Sparked

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Home Forums Search Forums Recent Posts Your name or email address: Password: Forgot your password? http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=381916 No [Meta] posts about jobs on tech support, only about the subreddit itself. Computer Power Supply Sparks permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]manbearpig916 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Could be metal touching the mobo. Power Supply Sparks When Plugged In any of them bulging?

EVGA SuperNova GS is made by SeaSonic, for example. http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/computer-went-pop.html Posted On: 07-14-2009, 11:31 PM . BuildAPC Beginner's Guide Chat on our IRC channel Daily Simple Questions threads Please keep in mind that we are here to help you build a computer, not to build it for dkcomputerApr 6, 2012, 9:18 AM If your mobo is dead, buy a new emachine. Spark Inside Computer

  1. NEVER CHEAP OUT ON YOUR PSU PPL permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]chaon93 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(8 children)he got a seasonic, which is generally considered to be one of the best brands you can
  2. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]andrew650[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago(3 children)since it works fine now.
  3. Turn Off Laptop Beep Now that i think of this i have always had this problem with dell laptops.
  4. So i did so but when it finished restarting and i logged back in, nothing popped up saying finished downloading or anything so i waited but got tired and just put
  5. Or ram? >>Could those cause a complete no start situation?
  6. Do you think my guess is okay?
  7. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]hitmarker 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)PSU efficency is how much watts its taking from the wall to convert to X number.
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Put it in it wont power on. The PC ran great for about 6 months before the PSU failed. I just dont get it! http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/cpu-suddenly-sparked.html Last night, i went to turn off my computer and i clicked the "install windows updates and then shut-down" button and after the installations, the screen went blank, as if the

Anyone ever hear of this before or have a good idea as to what it could be let me know asap. My Computer Popped And Turned Off RobbieFubar, Jul 18, 2010 #4 mihir VIP Member Messages: 3,980 FuryRosewood said: ↑ er ewwww... My motherboard wasn't mounted on the metal thingies properly and one would touch something on the motherboard and short-circuit it, and afterwards the same thing as OP happened.

I think,based on what you posted, that this repair is multiple and beyond you experience!

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... http://www.anandtech.com/show/9306/the-nvidia-geforce-gtx-980-ti-review/16 http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/core-i7-4790k-devils-canyon-overclock-performance,3845-9.html permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]lookoutblorgons 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(1 child)that 388w in the anandtech review is total system power consumption. Unfortunately shortly after i looked around in the setup the computer just turned off. Computer Spark Wont Turn On It's not designed for the higher temps.

On AT PSUs you only had to connect something to the 4-pin 5/12v connectors and press the power switch (I am dating myself now) permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]KillAllTheThings 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(0 Coolermaster does not make the best PSUs but they are not that bad and worth considereing mihir, Jul 18, 2010 #5 RobbieFubar New Member Messages: 17 Fitted new Power Supply As always, use your own discretion with all advice here. http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/my-pc-power-supply-sparked.html No PSAs unless relevant to an issue (it must be a comment).

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]houndi 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)I added the correct pins after the downvotes with the edit. Just be glad you were there when it happened, and it wasn't more severe (and burned down your house). Doesn't really matter since the primary benefit is better distribution and customer service. really, if you can see them, its only a bit of stress off your mind until you get a replacement or tested.

View Related Posts . . But I got lucky I guess because (knock on wood) my PC has been running about 9-10 months now of heavy use. Computer Wont Turn On With A Pci Express Card So one of my power supplies died recently and i just replaced it. Every time it turned on it would pop, and I evetually saw where it was arking onto the case.

My first thoughts are to go and buy a new power supply. That's true... Very gently and watch your lights on your laptop; see if they blink or show any sign of life. 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

IMHO! sometimes it quits providing full amperage, sometimes it starts overheating, sometimes it is just randoms shutoffs regardless of load permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]bro4all 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)that is not what you Of course, I immediately unplugged the power supply cable from the outlet.