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Gateway 507gr power issues...

\015 I've just replaced the power supply in my gateway 507gr, however my computer will still not power up. Light on power supply is on; light on the motherboard is on. any ideas?\015

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Unplug the four-pin 12V ATX cable from the motherboard, and see if that makes it power up any better - it probably still won't work entirely, but see if it gets your cooling fans spinning. If so, you probably have a bad motherboard, with something shorting out the 12V power.
Just a post to verify the popular claims that bad capacitors in the power supply cause it to fail and also kill the motherboard. I found "NEW" motherboard and power supply for $30 each; and what else is there to say. Listen up: Intel augsburg motherboard, and the Athena 400watt power supply, both for 70 bucks. Amen... PV.
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