Having problems with your Gateway GT4022 PC Desktop ?

I have a Gateway GT4022 that recently stopped working. When the power button is depressed, the fans will kick over for less than a second and then the system shuts down. It never gets to the BIOS and no screen flash is present. Thinking it was the power supply, I swapped the Gateway supply out with another working supply but had the same result. Any ideas about what to try next?


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Power supplies shut off automatically when one of the voltage wires is shorted to ground somewhere. This is why you see the fan kick over for a second and quit. This is probably a bad motherboard.
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