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    Help Please :(

    Just built the new computer and for the life of me I've tried everything it just wont do anything when I press the power button, the green light on the motherboard comes (when I turn the plug on that is) on but that is all the life I get out of it, all I can think of is the connectors for the on/off button for the case which I've tried putting them in at every different way, after the instructed way didn't work, any clue?

    Oh BTW its a Asus P5KPL SE Mobo
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    Re: Help Please :(

    Reseated all components?
    PSU at right V?
    Nothing shorting the mobo (used spacers) ?
    4Pin power plugged in?

    etc etc

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    Re: Help Please :(

    Quote Originally Posted by Rob_B View Post
    Reseated all components?
    PSU at right V?
    Nothing shorting the mobo (used spacers) ?
    4Pin power plugged in?

    etc etc
    The PSU is a Antec Basiq 500W
    No I didn't use the copper spacers
    and yes its the first time I've encountered 4 slots missing when I plugged in the PSU to the motherboard so I added the extra 4

    The only thing I can think of is that the on/off button for the case, I must be doing that wrong but I've tried it almost every way
    Quote Originally Posted by snootyjim View Post

    with 29 minutes to go the watford dude saved the day!


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    Re: Help Please :(

    just cross the power pin on the motherboard with a screwdriver, then you can eliminate the button.

    Jon

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    Re: Help Please :(

    Quote Originally Posted by Jonj1611 View Post
    just cross the power pin on the motherboard with a screwdriver, then you can eliminate the button.

    Jon
    How the hell do you do that lol?
    Quote Originally Posted by snootyjim View Post

    with 29 minutes to go the watford dude saved the day!


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    Re: Help Please :(

    Quote Originally Posted by watforddude View Post
    How the hell do you do that lol?
    Just put a screwdriver between the 2 pins that stick out, that'll create a connection then it should boot up. Then to turn it off just bridge the connection again.

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    Re: Help Please :(

    Putting a flat head between the two power_button pins i assume. Personally, i would get you've just plugged the Power button header on wrong.
    Kalniel: "Nice review Tarinder - would it be possible to get a picture of the case when the components are installed (with the side off obviously)?"
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    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: Help Please :(

    Yes as above lol

    Jon

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    Re: Help Please :(

    Don't know what i did different but the old girl is working now, thanks all
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    Re: Help Please :(

    nice mate

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