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December 28, 2012 5:46:39 PM

Hello,
Please just recently, i purchased an intel dual core computer.
i was using it last week when i heard a loud sound " Powwwwwwwwwwwww" and it stopped working. I checked it and relized the power pack is burnt, so i went out to purchase a new power pack, after installing the power pack and powered it. the computer now displays " Check signal Cable" whilst everything on the board works, pls help me

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December 28, 2012 5:59:50 PM

What are the rest of the system specs / what is the new power supply?
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December 28, 2012 6:16:57 PM

If you have a dedicated GPU, make sure the PCI-e power cable is plugged in.
Try on-board graphics otherwise.
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December 28, 2012 8:16:05 PM

Hang on if you bought it as a pre built system from a shop or Pc world for example, you should of took it back there if it was under warranty. It would of been down to them to fix the problem as it was only a week old, even if pre built by a computer shop.
I would take it back if you can as it is likely they put a cheap PSU in it causing the problem in the first place, Plus it may of also damaged other parts of the computer when the Psu blew. Why pay more money when clearly you should not. Unless you bought it off a friend that is. Put the old Psu back in and take it back to the shop.
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