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PC won't turn on after move

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#1 sailboatbears


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Posted 09 November 2017 - 01:37 AM

Thanks in advance for assistance: So I took my PC to a different house for a few days and everything was fine. Today I brought it back to my own house, hooked everything up, pushed the power button, and nothing happened. I've tried troubleshooting it and scouring forums for hours and haven't made any progress.
I don't see any signs of life. Tried to short the 24 pin PSU connection with a bread tie, and it didn't come on. Put a flathead to the PWR connection for the power button, nothing either. Switched my Reset and Power button connectors to try to boot with reset button in case of a bad connection; didn't work. Took the CMOS battery out and put it back in. Held Power button down with PSU cord unplugged. Checked all of my connections, disconnected and reconnected most everything. Unhooked my HDD, SSD, and graphics card, to try to boot with just RAM, CPU, and PSU. Nothing happened. I don't get lights or fans or any noise, no indication of life despite it just working yesterday. Just a hunk of metal right now. 
Some time a year ago, this same issue happened. One day I got up and my computer just didn't want to turn on, like now. But after a day or so I hit the power button by chance and it turned on; I hadn't had an issue since until today so I thought it was a fluke. Now I'm just really concerned since moving the PC was involved. When I moved it I removed the video card but that was it. Don't think I hit any harsh bumps along the way. And when I first hooked it up at the other house it was fine. Just started doing this when I got back to mine. 
Could it be the PSU or mobo? I'm really hoping it's not the mobo; I have a PSU ordered but it won't be here for two days, I need to fix this asap so I can do my coursework. 
This is my first rig, I built it almost two years ago. Here are some relevant specs:
Intel - Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor
Gigabyte - GA-H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard
Rosewill - 1000W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply
Corsair - SPEC-02 ATX Mid Tower Case
MSI - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB ARMOR OCV1 Video Card
Thanks again in advance for the replies, cheers

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#2 SleepyDude


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Posted 09 November 2017 - 04:27 AM

Hi :welcome: to BleepingComputer,


I'm not exactly sure about what is a "bread tie" I usually use a paper clip like this:




If the power supply doesn't work it will not provide power to other components so there is no point of trying to test other things without replacing first the PSU with a good one.

Edited by SleepyDude, 09 November 2017 - 04:28 AM.

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