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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by de.das.dude, May 19, 2013.

  1. de.das.dude

    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    So i woke up, switched my comp on and it kept restarting...
    i suspected PSU, so i manually turned it on and it worked.

    so i went to the on/off switch on the case and ... lol its resistance while open is 1KOhm and when closed is 0. wtf. lol.

    how is this even possible?

    ps i am using the reset for power atm.
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    A messed up power button (e.g. gets stuck in the pressed state) can cause a computer to keep restarting. Try unplugging the power button and jumping the computer to start it. If it doesn't restart anymore, you'll need to replace the power button.
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    dude its already fixed :p

    i am using the reset for power. i will need to resolder in a new one after my sems. but i wonder how its possible.

    its clicking properly, its not like its stuck. extremely weird.

    also my motherboard comes with its own power button, so no lack of buttons.
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    It is probably shorting out somehow. Frayed wire, broken connector, etc. You have a work around so no issue. Some people would have not thought of that.
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    The power button on my NZXT has been broken for a couple of years now.Just to raw wires sticking out so i can hot wire it.
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    lol like a car? i dont know if i will get a switch. this is in warranty, but it takes over a month to get new stuff in
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    Maybe dirt/dust got inside the connector?
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    I've had the exact same thing happen , I too fixed it via the reset button switches ware.
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    By connector i meant switch! :laugh: :slap:

    Apologies, i was expanding my mental horizon at the time morphing into/out of several astral planes while bombarding my optical inputs with a plethora of colours :roll::roll:

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