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Athlon HP won't power - NOT AC adaptor or DC jack on board.

\015 I have an old Athlon based Hewlett Packard which came across my work station with a puzzling issue.It won't power up at ALL - The AC to DC adaptor works fine, and checking the terminals in the mainboard - I get the 19VDC, aswell as if I check from the tip connector to an earth position on the chassis.No lights, nothing at all.The battery has charge, it's GETTING charge but nothing else.Fan doesnt spool up either.Oh and I get voltage across the solder points on the power switch on the other side of the board.VERY puzzling!!!please help!\015

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There are small rectangular surface mounted fuses inside on the motherboard that may be open. These will be small and white with the circuit designation Fxxx written on the board. Look for these first and check them.
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