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Gateway desktop 506gr power issue narrowed down?

\015 I usually kept computer in sleep mode at night and one night shut it down came back next morning no power. Had noise coming from a fan earlier in the month but noise stopped so I figured problem solved until now. I have tried to pull power from motherboard and wait and no help. I have changed the battery in computer also still no luck. I saw somewhere to make sure no power in computer then unplug each device until I could narrow the problem down. This worked and not being that smart at fixing computers I dont know if the piece of equipment where the cord plugs into and house a fan in it has a short on one of the outgoing wires to the motherboard or the motherboard has a short in it or what. When the motherboard is unplugged I can at least get the green light in the back to come on and stay on. If the motherboard is plugged in to what I think is the power supply then I get no power at all. Any suggestions would be helpful thanks.\015

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That was pretty unclear.  Is there a kind of burning symptom that suggests a short to you?  It seems to me that what happened is that either there was a power outage and your system thus shut down...all you'd have to to would be hit the computer's power button to turn it back on...or a fan somewhere died and therefore the system won't power up until you replace or repair that.  At least get a vacuum in there and brush out the dust so you can work.

What happened when you got a simplified system that 'worked'?  Was the power supply's fan spinning, at least?  What's the green light on, anyhow?
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