hi, i recently moved my pc from one room 2 another and when turning on everything began to run as normal for about 5-10 secs bios page ect.. until smoke came from inside and then nothing all went dead, i disconnected lead @ plug then psu. the fuse has blown in the plug, i checked all components visually and cannot see any scorching or disforming. i removed cpu which looked ok aswell as did the mobo?. when i replaced the fuse and tried it again the fuse just blew instantly. i assume the psu has gone and will not try it again, but would trying a new psu with the existing mobo and components harm them if not already?.
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Keep looking, a fuse would not make a puff of smoke normally. Was the smoke from the mobo or psu? Did the fans all turn?
If you don't see anything wrong with the mobo or do find something burned in psu, I would replace it.
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Try unplugging every wire coming out of the PSU, replace the fuse and plug it in again. I suspect that there is a direct short inside and it will just blow again. As it is unplugged from any other component it can not harm anything else. If it does …
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