Only fan works when power on Dell desktop

Dell / Dimension 5000
May 22, 2010 at 02:07:54
Specs: Windows XP
When powered on, nothing happens but the fan turns on its highest speed and the screen stays black.
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May 22, 2010 at 16:17:45
Try swapping out the power supply with a compatible unit. Don't be led to think the power supply is ok because you see some signs of power. The power supply has to supply several voltages, and the wrong one missing can cause a problem like yours.

The most likely PC component to fail is the power supply.

The three most important things in computing:
1. Backups, 2. Backups and 3. Backups.

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