Okay so I was pulling some hair off my motherboard and bumped the powercable that connects the PSU to the Motherboard (not the 4 pin one, the bigger one that is like 16-pin) any way the system all of a sudden just shut down all I can think is that I bumped the cable lose so I pushed the cable to see if I bumped it lose and turned the system back on and now I have a blank screen. The monitor acts as if the computer was sleeping (you know the power button turns amber instead of blue but the "no signal" never appears). Now when I mean no screen shows I mean their is no POST screen at all, it's pretty much dead. But the thing is the hard drive starts up spinning and all my fans start spinning (the 4 pin molex ones, and the CPU fans which are connected to the board). I tried swapping out videocards and that didn't do (and the one I swapped it out is from the system I am now using to post this). Also all my lights turn on (the power cn one which is connected to the mb). So all I can think of is CPU or Motherboard...please I need help bad! I need this system up and running in 11 days for a LAN party or else I am out $35 bucks. And I am almost positive the DVD drive works. But the PSU works as it spins up my fans and I have some case lights that did light up (I pulled them as I hated them but used for test). PLEASE I NEED HELP ASAP!
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you probably shorted the motherboard. It still has power running through it so your devices will power on, but it sounds like you shorted it somehow. Not looking at your specs, I don't know what kind of video card you're using (AGP or PCIe) but take it out and try …
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try to remove the video card and use the buit-in vga port on your motherboard if there is......
if the problem still the same..try to replace the power supply bcoz sometimes it is a power supplys problem ( cannot produce a right amount of current/electricity to all …
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