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computer is dead - where to troubleshoot?

Discussion in 'Computers & Technology' started by narlus, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. canadmos Active Member

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    You say the fans didn't turn on (I know you already got a new computer, but yeah..), is the cpu fan plugged in? I'm almost positive that almost all computers won't start if the motherboard detects that the CPU fan isn't spinning.

    If you can pinpoint the problem on this one you could use it as a dedicated backup machine on your home network. Comes in handy sometimes.
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  2. narlus Eastcoast Softcore Staff Member

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    0 for 2....
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  3. H8R Cranky Pants

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    Eh. It happens.

    You bought it at a store though? Raise some hell, have them make it right.
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  4. H8R Cranky Pants

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  5. narlus Eastcoast Softcore Staff Member

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    maybe they can fix it for me.
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  6. binary visions The voice of reason

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    0 for 2? As in you've received two computers that don't work?

    I'd be in there raising some hell...
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  7. narlus Eastcoast Softcore Staff Member

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    yeah that is my plan after i get out of work tonight.
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  8. Westy the teste

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  9. narlus Eastcoast Softcore Staff Member

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  10. stevew unique white person

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    what store sold you two dead computers?
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