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A short can cause the hard drives to randomly reset resulting in data loss or corruption and/or a short could ruin any number of expansion cards in your system. The PC is fine, the USB port I was using is fine, the power adapter is fine (works with another external drive). Before you plugged it into a wall plug?HD's are normally not the "critical" power drainers.Enlighten us... I also hava a boot drive problem so I unplugged the sata cables from my SSD and wanted to try to turn on the PC with only my HDD.

Once it powers up, you can fit the other connectors to the header. The computer crashes and wont boot up, and makes a clicking noise. Get the answer w0bblesMar 25, 2014, 3:48 AM I actually had this PSU returned to me today, I had Seasonic replace the one I bought with another one after I requested It sounds like its coming from the harddrives. http://www.overclockers.com/forums/showthread.php/717358-New-PC-not-booting-PSU-makes-clicking-noise

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However, I do not know whether or not the problem pertains to the PSU, motherboard, RAM, etc. Here is the pic Attached Images Reply With Quote 09-22-12,01:51 PM #12 Bobnova View Profile View Forum Posts Senior Member Join Date May 2009 Time for yee olde paperclip To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

I've replaced the hard drive about a year ago and one of the optical drives as well. This will mean purchasing a PS and possibly having to incur a restocking fee if you need to return it. I also read online that the reset switch will do the same thing so I tried putting the reset switch on the power switch pins and pressing the reset button - Psu Clicking Noise Fix Clicking sounds with or without short-circuiting tests are definitely a bad sign.

It doesn't do anything if I try repeating it. Computer Power Supply Clicking That way you can see if it might be the case wires that are busted rather than the other parts.I do this every now and then to test power supplies when I hadn't backed up my thesis in a few week and I nearly shat myself. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/244380-31-wont-boot-makes-clicking-noise What is a power "header"?

BTW... Psu Clicks And Turns Off sparky8251Mar 25, 2014, 5:48 PM Really sucks your first build is having so many issues... But noooo, they have to make it complicated where you have to unplug every little connector to every device inside the PC just because all these devices are all directly hooked aevmAug 22, 2007, 1:23 AM Did your friend's computer also click?

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The one "going into the PSU"? Desktop: AsRock X99 WS | 5820k | 32 GB G.Skill | GTX 1080 | Intel 750 NVME 400GB & 1 TB Samsung Evo | Windows 3.1 | 6x 2560x1440 Monitors VM Power Supply Clicks Wont Turn On MarioRud, Nov 30, 2016 #3 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Psu Clicks No Boot The power Supply at this time is providing 5 volt standby power to the mobo.

Nov 19, 2010 #2 lazycritic TS Rookie Topic Starter What do you mean by switching the power switch pins around? Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? McMaster as National Security Advisor Latest: desura, Feb 22, 2017 at 6:21 AM Politics and News Unconfirmed Rumor - Trump's Dept. Ohm's law will show you what's going on: E=IR, I=E/R, R=E/I E=voltage I=amperage R=resistance P=EI P=power in watts E=voltage I=amperage Series resistance=R1+R2+R3+......(amperage is constant in series circuits) Parallel resistance= (1/R1)+(1/R2)+(1/R3)+......(voltage is Power Supply Clicks Once

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In addition, have you reseated all the connections (internal and external power) to make sure they are fully connected? Copyright ©2000 - 2014, iNET Interactive Overclockers.com Register New Posts Advertising Contact Us Archive Sitemap Top iNET Interactive Copyright © 2014 iNET Interactive. If you have an extra powersupply or can get your hands on someone elses I would swap it into your machine and see if that helps. Here the process:1.

But if its the DC connection inside the laptop is that difficult to find the part, remove the old one and solder on a new one? 04-09-2009, 08:52 PM Computer Makes Clicking Noise And Wont Boot Up My computer wouldn't go into POST and there was a clicking noise when the PSU started up. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - The clicking noise from a PS is likely the fan.

Nothing really changed though.Though after a few tries it doesn't look like shorting out those pins while it's plugged into the mobo works anymore.

Link is in my sig. For more information or to gain access, visit Classified Access Rules Change thread. (100 quality posts and 30-day minimum membership are still required) Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump It looks great except thatit wont turn on. Power Supply Clicking Noise Under Load Whenever you hear that zapping sound there's some sort of power issue, I imagine.

I found my wireless card had a light flashing in time with the clicks so i took that out and it seems to be working fine now. ZorgAug 21, 2007, 2:54 PM Did you do a fresh install of XP/Vista with the new build? If its a capacitor that might be why it starts after I unplug the power.I just need to find a PCIe card to test with =/ ZorgAug 22, 2007, 3:57 PM http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/a-strange-noise-maybe-from-power-supply.html XNine(09-22-12) 09-22-12,02:05 PM #13 dubbelfrukt View Profile View Forum Posts New Member Join Date Sep 2012 Originally Posted by Bobnova Time for yee olde paperclip test methinks.

Stay logged in Search titles only Posted by Member: Separate names with a comma. Its also possible if the pins were damaged on the CPU that its damaged, but I'm pretty sure it would still power up, hence my first thought being the PWR switch Once I'm sure things are stable I'll put all the covers back on the PC. Power supplies can be tested (example at http://www.mcamafia.de/mcapage0/pwrtests.htm) if you are adventurous.

I still think I'll have to replace the current old one with the new one, but maybe that can wait until the weekend. "Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if Though it is probably a good thing to do. MarioRud Thread Starter Joined: Nov 29, 2016 Messages: 2 Oh yes I completely forgot to try that. What i meant is that occasionally, after letting the power supply sit while my computer is off(while PSU is plugged into the wall) it emits a high pitched noise, and that

Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Nov 19, 2010 #9 lazycritic TS Rookie Topic Starter I'm actually going to have an A+ certified guy look at it first. Basically, when i put my head up to the computer, it is obvious that the clicking noise is coming from the PSU itself. To narrow it further you would need to try the new power supply in a known working PC (test for a bad PSU).

Forum Today's Posts C and C++ FAQ Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders What's New? Turn on - clicking2. Motherboard? EdibletargetAug 11, 2007, 8:15 AM Ok, so I have a new PC build, it works most of the time, but I run into a problem every once in awhile.

I'm about ready to return the motherboard and CPU.