Packard Bell IMEDIA X2414 Woes


My computer started hanging up after being on for 5-10 minutes but now it will not start at all. All I get is a whirring of fans on the CPU and PSU and a red light on the on/off button. This lasts for 4-5 seconds and turns off.

I tried reseating the RAM and adding heat sink past between the sink and the CPU. I tightened the heat sink as much as possible.

I replaced the PSU, but failed to realise when I brought it that it did not have a connector on it for my nvidea graphics card. Nonetheless, I attached all the other connectors and turned the power on. This time a continuous beep and a red light and the fans whirring.

I then disconnected the graphics card and tried again and this time just get the red light and whirring of fans again.

What would you suggest now? Is it a motherboard issue or is there something else I am missing?

Any help will be greatfully received.
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  1. Hello

    I have recently experienced the exact same problem on this model,power on,fan whirrs for 3 seconds then dead. did you manage to fix the problem and was it the motherboard?
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