Okay, it might sound a bit hard to believe and I don't guarantee that it will always work (depends on how bad your motherboard's conditions are), but here is what worked for me (at least till now). When I plugged in the computer the led on the motherboard would light up, but when I would press the power button, nothing would happen; therefore I tried a little modification to the power supply and it worked till now. If you are interested, please move on to the next step.

Step 1: A trip to your toolbox

So, what you need is basically quite obvious:

1) An old motherboard
2) A (preferably old) power supply
3) The rest of the parts to function with your motherboard

The tools you will need are basically these:

1) Wire cutter
2) (preferably) Soldering iron
3) Solder
4) Insulation tape or shrink tubing.

You might want a screwdriver in case you want to take out your power supply to easily work on it.

Once you have the above materials you can get started.

<p>This so useful for how start a dead condition <a href="http://www.laptopmotherboard.in/motherboard" rel="nofollow">motherboard</a>. If you provide more information it will be so nice.</p>
this is so ghetto.<br />
<p>Some times, ghetto is the way to go. (That rythmed so well tho.)</p>
I don't know what is more mental; that I tried this with my lovely Corsair PSU, or that it worked a treat. Thanks so much! You saved me a good 100+ quid, have some cyber beer :)
This mode just turn the power supply on , immediatly when you put AC power in it ... Ohh and yes , this is a ghetto mod.
Correct, but it still made the motherboard start (in my case).
if it make your mobo run then your power swich was broken<br>
Nice! Now I have a way to make one of my projects work.
Have to add this to my list of last ditch hacks to try after the warranty has expired.<br />
Interesting and useful - any idea what caused this fault to occur?<br /> <br /> L<br />
Actually I don't know what might have caused the fault, but I have also another newer motherboard which also did the same thing, but I already replaced it and moved the CPU, RAM , etc. to the new board so I cannot try it on that board.<br />

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