It was working fine less than a week ago. I had a problem with the screen going black, as you can see here: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/644177/what-cable-do-i-need/
I realized that the problem was the monitor, since the problem persisted even after I connected the monitor as a separate display to my laptop. So I bought a new monitor n Ebay for $35. The tracking number says it's supposed to arrive today. Well, I can't see what I'm doing, but I turn the desktop on, it will usually log into Windows on its own if I give it enough time.
So I decided to turn the machine on and have it automatically boot up while I wait for the monitor, then I plug the monitor in when it gets here.
Nothing happened. The light doesn't come on at all!
It was working just fine just a few god damn days ago!
What the hell?!
EDIT: New development. I took off one side of the case. When I flip the switch on the PSU to the "1" position, there is a small green light on my video card that lights up. If I flip the switch to "0," it will go dark after a few seconds, but it will turn back on if I flip the switch back to 1.
The same thing applies to my game controller. The green ring in the center will briefly light up if I flip the switch to 1, but it will instantly go dim again.
So, the PSU isn't broken. The problem is getting the machine to turn all the way on.
Edited by stebbinsd, 15 April 2017 - 09:28 AM.