[nSLUG] Frequent hang ups
wes902 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 20:35:25 AST 2008
FYI you can short pins 14/15 on the main power connector to turn power
supply turn on.
On Sun, Feb 3, 2008 at 8:20 PM, Vikram Chhatre <crypticlineage at gmail.com>
> > I am not certain that the power supply looks bad, all the capacitors
> > in your photo's appear to be intack. The brown goop inside your power
> > supply looks more like a glue to help stabilize all the components.
> > Especially since it is also covering the inductors.
> > Bad capacitors tend to look a little puffed out at the top with a
> > brown crusty looking substance dried on to top of them. (
> > ).
> Really? I didn't even think about that. But yeah, none of the caps
> have blown their tops. And for that much goop to exude from caps, the
> PSU should have smelled bad too, no? You're probably right. The PSU is
> not bad. But just to make sure, I will check with my multimeter. Is
> there a website that explains what colors represent what terminals
> inside a computer?
> I will let you know if the problem comes back. If it does, and the
> voltage outputs are all right, I will replace the video card and then
> take it from there.
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