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Case fan spinned for only a split second

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Sicken, May 25, 2019.

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  1. Sicken

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    When I pressed the power button, it didn't boot but only the case fan spin for only a split second and stopped spinning.
     
  2. cwwozniak

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    Hi Sicken, and welcome to TSG.

    A typical cause for this would be an overloaded or shorted power supply output. It turns on, senses the overcurrent condition and does a safety shutdown to prevent further damage.

    If you expect any further assistance from anyone here, you'll probably need to tell us a few things.

    Is this a new build or is this computer worked OK for some time and is now suddenly failing?
    EDIT: If this a new build, you should try the new build troubleshooting guide that is a sticky post at the top of the hardware forum threads list.

    If this is a stock computer from a major manufacturer, please tell us the name of the manufacturer and the full model number.

    If this is a custom built or modified computer, please provide a full parts list of all the major components.
     
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