This friend's system apparantly just stopped working this morning. You hit the power button and the fans turn 1/4th of a rotation and then stop. I tried clearing cmos, a different PSU, reseating video card and memory, unplugging drives (power and IDE both), and reconnecting the power switch to the board.
I'm really quite out of ideas. Does anyone have any suggestions?
Send it to me, I'll fix it and ship it back for $100 (labor and shipping combined).
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swapping out cpu,
using no video card,
removing board from case and putting on a large antistatic bag on counter, plugging in bare essentials and attempting to post,
using each of the memory modules in alone.
By the process of elimination and lack of anything else I can think of, as I see it there must be a short in the board. I have no idea what would have caused it though. I looked for scorch marks or such a thing and didn't find any.
Before I have him return the board (which is barely a month old), have you guys got any other ideas?