I just bulit my PC and when I power it up it shuts off in a couple of seconds? Can you please tell me why?

Question

I just built my first computer and every time I try to power it up it will run for a couple of seconds and then shut off. I have not been able to install windows or do anything else for that matter. Could you please tell me why it keeps shuting off.

Thank You

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This question was answered on February 26, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Re-open you pc and check to see if all your power supply is connected correctly It can be also br your jumper setting Please take your time and look this over carefully Good luck!

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Posted by Ileen of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 26, 2003