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goodbye floppy drive, I never used you in more than 5 years but I'll miss you (sniff sniff). Either a fan, hard disk, floppy(when in use) or CD drive(when in use). Why would it be generating more power???"Connected in the off position". conormcgregor, Feb 15, 2017, in forum: Hardware Replies: 2 Views: 77 conormcgregor Feb 16, 2017 at 3:56 PM Need help with my new power supply! Source

w0bblesMar 25, 2014, 4:50 AM Just tried it that way. Could this be part of the same problem or a seperate one? still have clicking noise. (odd: without RAM, shouldn't there be SOS style beeping?). You are living on borrowed time with your current power supply. http://www.overclockers.com/forums/showthread.php/717358-New-PC-not-booting-PSU-makes-clicking-noise

Power Supply Clicks Wont Turn On

By GCat in forum C++ Programming Replies: 12 Last Post: 11-19-2004, 12:21 PM Next Question... This problem is solved with a UPS. Turn on - clicking2. Make sure the clip stays in until you want to cut the power.

  • You must leave some load in place or the PS will also refuse to start.
  • fireball2017Jan 11, 2010, 4:32 AM OK iv just had the same problem with my pc, and i opened up the case and booted it with the case open.
  • Dirt in the power supply can not only cause shorts but can at time cause high resistance.
  • The only thing that came on was the hard drive light.

MousemonkeyMar 31, 2011, 3:17 AM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Ask a new question Read More Homebuilt Boot Build Systems Related Resources PC won't boot, clicking noise coming from TechSpot is a registered trademark. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Psu Clicking Noise Fix solved My pc wont turn on fully.

We also fiddled a bit with the case cables and now everything works as it should Btw, not sure if you guys already knew this but the manual for the asrock Computer Power Supply Clicking About the case, yea I love it this far, altough I haven't been able to play on it yet BTW when I push the power button on the front, nothing happens, Motherboard? Read More Here Or is that what you meant by jumpstarting?If so maybe it really is a worst case scenario.

Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Psu Clicks And Turns Off Im thinking it's probably the power going into the PSU that probably didnt give it enough power to start back up. Im trying to narrow down everything else before I RMA though =/ rwpritchettAug 23, 2007, 12:42 AM Just a thought, is it possible that an extra standoff was overlooked behind the Loading...

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I powered up, and voila, the system booted up without issue. see here And BTW am I really stupid or does the method linked in his sig have nothing to do with actual paperclips? Power Supply Clicks Wont Turn On From the sounds of it, some of the other people on this forum know quite a bit more about this than me, but if I were you I'd unplug all the Psu Clicks No Boot This might be able to provide a POST code that can narrow it further for you but I have no way of knowing given the way it's acting.

Reply With Quote 09-22-12,06:55 PM #15 dubbelfrukt View Profile View Forum Posts New Member Join Date Sep 2012 Originally Posted by XNine The Paperclip is a pretty standard test. http://macland.net/power-supply/power-flashes-when-i-flip-the-power-supply-switch.php Once it powers up, you can fit the other connectors to the header. A short can cause the hard drives to randomly reset resulting in data loss or corruption and/or a short could ruin any number of expansion cards in your system. The clicking is coming DIRECTLY from it. Power Supply Clicks Once

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The click is not the solenoid activating but it is the solenoid trying to activate but lacking sufficient energy to do so. Computer Makes Clicking Noise And Wont Boot Up You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. take out your gpu and disconnect your hard drives.

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My first thought, like most people on here was that my HD was toast and that I would just need to swap it out. We need to know if it's a short in the system, a bad PSU, etc. Simply replace it if the supply otherwise is good.I think that you said that you were getting a PS tester. Power Supply Clicking Noise Under Load TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds.

You have a different piece of hardware that failed. might be royalcrownAug 11, 2007, 2:25 PM I vote hard drive if it's clicking.... K, Ill try this, thanks. http://macland.net/power-supply/power-supply-clicking-sound-problem-or-normal-operation.php Before you plugged it into a wall plug?HD's are normally not the "critical" power drainers.Enlighten us...

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. I turned it off and back on, even retried the next day, nothing. It started up perfectly for 3yrs, then al of a sudden boom. OR a known working power supply in the PC that's currently having issues (test for a different bad part).Doing both will tell you more, but either way you'd have more to

Copyright ©2000 - 2014, iNET Interactive Overclockers.com Register New Posts Advertising Contact Us Archive Sitemap Top iNET Interactive Copyright © 2014 iNET Interactive. Then is his words he had a "brain fart" and pulled the power plug for thirty seconds and now everything it working fine.I built the thing and I'm ticked, don't like