New build arrived - however, computer doesn't turn on.

Not sure if this is the right place to post this in, but couldn't find any "help" sections.

So I made a new build for my friend, which arrived yesterday. He got one of his tech friends to install it for him. However, it seems there's a problem. The computer doesn't turn on. When hitting the power button, a green light on the motherboard turns on, but nothing else happens. I'm thinking to myself that it must be a faulty installation on his friends part and not the hardware's fault. Do you guys have any idea what's going on?
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  1. what arrived yesterday? what do you mean you "made a new build"? what exactly was "installed" by friend?
  2. Spiderm0n said:
    what arrived yesterday? what do you mean you "made a new build"? what exactly was "installed" by friend?


    The new build which I linked in my post was what arrived yesterday. Should of made it more clear.
  3. Fans spinning ?

    Did they connect the EPS plug to the MoBo in addition to the 20+4 pin ?

    See 3rd photo from left, top row

    http://www.antec.com/Believe_it/connectors.php?ProdID=23652
  4. JackNaylorPE said:
    Fans spinning ?

    Did they connect the EPS plug to the MoBo in addition to the 20+4 pin ?

    See 3rd photo from left, top row

    http://www.antec.com/Believe_it/connectors.php?ProdID=23652



    Tried to get a hold of him but he and his friend just left to get a new psu and try again. They said that the psu fan doesn't spin when they try to turn the comp on. Do you think that's the problem?
  5. Are you saying that you picked out the parts and your friend and his friend assembled the system? Some PSU fans do not spin unless the temps require them to turn on.
  6. Test the PSU by using the paper clip method can be found on Youtube.com, by using a paper clip, undo it and shove 1 end into where the green wire is and the other where the black.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FWXgQSokF4

    This will rule out the PSU disconnect all components except the fans and if PSU works the fans will spin, mine spun
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