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Computer wont start

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April 11, 2012 10:08:59 AM

My computer will not turn on using the power button on top of the case. I can start it using the power button on the MOBO, I also notice that the case's Lightning bolt LED is no longer lit. Using the MOBO power button it will turn on and run flawless until I turn it off for the night.. This started happening around/after I was having issues with it not picking up my 2nd HD, reading the forums I saw a suggestion to turn on comp, disconect SATA cable from MOBO side hold tower case button to discharge built up energy reconnect and restart. I have no idea if this is related or not but thought I would mention it..

MOBO: P8Z68-V Pro
CASE: HAF 632
PSU- Corsair 850w
GPU- GTX 580 SLI (2)
RAM: 16 GB A-Data 1600
OS: Windows 7 64 Bit
HD 1: Corsair Force 3 SSD 240gb
HD 2: 1 TB Hitachi HDD

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April 11, 2012 10:17:37 AM

as you can power and run the comp fine by using the onboard power on button. I would check the power switch and led connection that run from the front pannel to the mb sound like you pulled them off the mb or the front pannel header.
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April 11, 2012 11:13:22 AM

I agree with smorizio, ive actually done this before myself. The little connectors have probably just slipped off when you where unplugging your sata cable.
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April 11, 2012 12:01:30 PM

You can also interchange the power and reset switches and try to boot with the reset switch.
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April 11, 2012 10:15:20 PM

Is there a way to remove this thread? Because not i feel like a complete retard! LOL, thats what it was the plug was knocked partially off the MOBO, pushed it in and it fired right up. Thanks guys
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April 12, 2012 1:50:41 AM

Best answer selected by jmcrosby24.
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April 12, 2012 5:20:46 AM

This topic has been closed by Nikorr
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