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Computer wont turn on after plugging in charger into socket

Q: Computer wont turn on after plugging in charger into socket

My computer was on and i had the power cord in the top socket in my room and a extension cord in the socket below it. I had the monitor and phone chargers. I plugged in another phone charger that i was going to use with an xbox one controller to play with and the computer turned off and i saw a flash and the socket zapped. I smelt a gross burnt smell coming from something and i noticed a small hole in the power cord that i havent noticed before. The computer would not turn back on. I dont know what to do can someone help me?

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I did something stupid and now my PC wont turn on at all. I plugged one of my case fans into a case fan port on the motherboard while my PC was on. It immediately shut off. I tried to turn it back on after unplugging the fan and it turned on but smoke came from the case fan port. I immediately shut it off. I tried to turn it back on again and it hasn't worked since. I have verified that the PSU works and is not the issue but I am afraid it is the motherboard. I have tried unplugging everything except the PSU 24 pin connector and the CPU power and fan and tried to jump it with a screwdriver. Nothing happened. Any suggestions?
 

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I googled for some time and could find solutions without using screw drivers as this has built in battery. I got this laptop like a month ago. its working fine on day 1 but the following days, I cant turn it on without using charger even though the battery is 100% charged. When on battery, it wont turn on. Then I plug in the charger and tried to turn on but it wont start. The plug in light is on. And I would need to wait for around 30 minutes to try to turn on again. When turning on it would show something like this. Sometimes, the screen would blink in dark green and I can hear the starting up sound repeatedly but it just wont start. Anyone can help with solutions without the need to open the laptop as I have no clue to do that? Thanks in advance

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my hp pavilion g6 wont turn on and has a red light on the side where the port is it has not working for 4  months and i took out the battery and power cable and held power button for 30 seconds and put the battery back in and conected the power cable and it lit up white for 3 seconds and turned red please help me as this for school work please if any one can help please  do so 

A:my laptop wont turn on and has red light beside the charger ...

Hello @dylanjmc119,   The Charger/A C adapter seems to be the issue.To confirm Please test the adapter, below link should will help you : http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c00363266   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Hi, I have a problem with windows XP. Everytime I turn off my computer by clicking on "turn off computer," I receive an error message popup that states "Windows Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to be closed." After that pop-up message, the computer freezes for about a minute and goes back to its normal format (desktop) and the computer DOES NOT TURN OFF.

How do I turn off my computer without unplugging the computer? I try "ctrl+alt+del" to go to the windows task manager to "shut down" the computer but..the computer restarts again and doesnt turn off. Do I have a virus or a windows explorer problem? and how do i fix it? thank you

A:WINDOWS EXPLORER error and computer cannot turn off without plugging the computer

check check HELP?

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Hi, I have a problem with windows XP. Everytime I turn off my computer by clicking on "turn off computer," I receive an error message popup that states "Windows Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to be closed." After that pop-up message, the computer freezes for about a minute and goes back to its normal format (desktop) and the computer DOES NOT TURN OFF.

How do I turn off my computer without unplugging the computer? I try "ctrl+alt+del" to go to the windows task manager to "shut down" the computer but..the computer restarts again and doesnt turn off. Do I have a virus or a windows explorer problem? and how do i fix it? thank you
 

A:WINDOWS EXPLORER error and computer cannot turn off without plugging the computer

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I have IBM 1871PA2 thinkpad laptop. I have issues that it shuts off few minutes after plugging in the charger or sometimes it just freezes and I cannot do any thing. All I have to do to get back into laptop is force restart. I tried running on AC power without battery. Same issue. Need assistance.
 

A:Laptop shuts off after plugging in charger

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Hi I've been using my X220i for the last 3 years or so and decided to upgrade to an i7 X230 a few days ago. After a few days of no problems, using the same charger I've been using on my X220 (the 90w slim travel charger) I plugged it in to charge while the laptop was powered on. The laptop powered off instantly and now it will not power on again. There are no status lights visible and nothing happens when I plug it in. I have done all the steps of removing the battery and pressing the power button etc and on putting the battery back in the fingerprint sensor light was flickering orange - it is now back to no signs of life at all again other than the left side of the palmrest gets hot when I insert the battery. I am strongly suspecting a fault with the charger fried the motherboard when I plugged it in but am wondering if anyone else has any suggestions before i try to make a claim within my remaining 1 week of warranty. Thnaks

A:X230 dead after plugging in charger

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X230-suddenly-powers-off/td-p/1853378 https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/x230-dead/td-p/1681933 YES, there seems to be some sort of problem!  

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Everytime I plug or unplug my charger from my notebook, the brightness keeps changing?!?!?  Its very irritating and I've tried everything to try to fix it including going to the advanced power settings and turning off the "enable adaptive brightness."  Nothing has worked, please advise.

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Hi, just bought the 2-1 laptop last week. I want to enable a notification sound while plugging in the charger and also when I'm unplugging it. I've checked the device sound properties but don't seem to find it. Please help ! vsen

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Hello, as I mentioned in subject after upgrade from widnows 8 to windows 10 when I'm plugging in charger screen turns off. The battery is still chargin thou, and when I'm plugging charger out display turns on. I'm waiting for suggestions, Thanks.

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When I put in the original charger to my ThinkPad E555 after pressing the power button, I get a message the wrong charger is connected. But when connected later or when off the laptop charges fine. A BIOS bug? I have BIOS 1.18 and WIndows 10.
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

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I have a Lenovo G50-80 (Model: 80E5). The issue I am facing is that whenever i plug in the charger irrespective of the amount of battery charged it sometimes turns off the laptop. One of the things i have observed is that if I plugin the charger inserting the jack very slowly into the charging port it usually does not turn off. Has anyone else have this kind of a problem and can help me with this! Its really annoying to have your laptop restart whenever I have to plug it in. (My laptop is almost 3 years old but the problem came up after 2 years i believe.  Suggestions are welcome!!!!!!!

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I live in an area with an irregular voltage supply and high probability of power surges. I have my XPS plugged into a ups unit and after I fully shut down the desktop I then unplug it from the UPS to avoid any risk of power surges. When I plug the computer back into the UPS, before I turn it on, it seems to power up temporarily - the power switch comes on and it makes some sound, then it goes off and it turns on fine when I switch it on.
Question is is this normal? I would have expected no activity at all when plugging the unit in.

Thanks

A:Plugging XPS900 into socket, should it come on temporarily before being switched on?

That is normal.  There is a wake setting and a setting in bios to turn on after power loss.  There is a flag in cmos where the system can tell if it was shut down or the power cord jerked out to get it off.
EPS12V systems are never truely OFF because 5V stanby is always on when the power supply has power coming in via  the plug.
 

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Plugging in or taking out my charger turns my screen black for a second before it flahes on again. I never really heard of a laptop doing this before so is this normal on the X1E model? Anyone else experience this?

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I recently bought a new Dell XPS 15 9550 laptop. Whenever I plug in the charger to charge the laptop, the IMDb webpage of the movie "Don't Breathe" opens. This only happens once, i.e. when I plug the charger for the first time and not after that. It's a really bizarre problem, which I am not understanding. Can someone else please shed a light on this?

A:A rogue webpage opens on plugging in charger

You'll want to give the system a deep scan with a malware removed - the free version of malwarebytes will clean up the system just fine.

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First of all, thank you very much for all your previous help. I'm back with more difficulties. 
 
My laptop (HP Envy dv7) recently forced a Windows 8.1 update. Ever since, whenever I plug or unplug the charger, the screen goes black for a second or two. Troubleshooting didn't fix it? Help is much appreciated.

A:Temporary black screen (un)plugging charger

That means your display driver is not usable for windows 8 and windows 8.1. I would advise you to download and install Windows 7 display driver in compatibility mode and review if it helps.
There are few steps to set up window 7 display driver
 
Install & download display driver
Right click on the driver & go the properties
Select compatibility’ tab and test the box "Run this program in compatibility mode for” and click Windows 7 operating system from the drop down.
Finally click on button ”apply” then “ok” and run the file to install it
 

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The past few days, my laptop has been freezing after about 20 minutes (lately the amount of time has been decreasing to now about 15 minutes). First it would only freeze if it went idle but now it's freezing randomly. It would only freeze when I plug in my charger.

I replaced my adapter to see if that was the problem, but it wasn't. I also tried changing my set up so that my computer wouldn't sleep but still, it would freeze. I also launched CCleaner to try and clean up my registry and though it did fix up some problems, yes once again, my laptop would freeze.

I installed several anti-virus/malware programs as well but none of them seemed to work. They wouldn't detect anything through quick scan but once I try full scan, it would freeze. I tried going into safe mode, but before making it in, my laptop would stop and go into regular mode. And just a few minutes ago, I got the blue screen of death.

Please help!

A:My laptop freezes 10-20 minutes after plugging in my charger.

Make sure the charger has same specs as original factory one.

Run memtest86+ - http://www.techsupportforum.com/2863029-post5.html

Run HDD diagnostics - http://www.techsupportforum.com/2828431-post7.html

Uninstall all of the security apps; reboot after each removal. Install MSE - http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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anyone know how to do this? when plugging in to AC adapter, the system switches to a different power plan?

A:Any way to auto switch power plans when plugging in to charger?

Hi,
In what way,
There are already different settings for plugged in and battery usage
Power Plan Settings - Change

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Hi, my new Acer V Nitro laptop makes a short, beep tone (coming from the speakers) when I plug and unplug the charger. I have read online that it is due to the driver and/or BIOS and I have done everything to disable it (installing new driver, searching for options in sound menu of Windows, going into the BIOS settings...). Finally, I have found the solution: deactivating the autostart of Realtek Audio driver on Windows start. Do you think that it is normal to hear this tone? I have completely reinstalled Windows and the tone finally reappeared (only after installing all updates). Thanks, 

A:Beep tone when plugging the charger - Acer V Nitro...

Hi, Well it makes a beep to tell you that the charger has been plugged in. Nothing wrong with this. It makes the same beep when you unplug the charger. It is normal, and it is implemented on more acer notebooks, not just yours.

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I was wondering if anyone is familiar with a method to enable sounds for when you plug in or remove a charger connected to your laptop. It is not a problem with my pc, but is an option that is not available for me which i would like to install to let me know if i accidentally unplugged the charger, particularly if I'm working on a full-screen feature. Any help would be appreciated.
I have Windows 7 home Premium 32-bit installed.

A:How to enable sound when plugging/unplugging charger for laptop.

In the System Sounds, there is an option for device connect or disconnect. This will probably do what you want. You will have to assign a sound for those functions.

The System Sounds panel can be accessed from Start/Control Panel/Hardware and Sounds. Click on "Change System Sounds".

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Product number: D1C68UA#ABA Serial number: CND3130F7F Hello, I am having trouble with my wifi connectivity. I've noticed that my wifi connection is generally much stronger and stable when I am not plugged into the the power cord. When I plug in my power cord to charge my battery, My wifi signal always loses strength, and most times loses connection. If i unplug the cable once more, the wifi signal will regain strength. I've updated my drivers, reinstalled a couple as well. I've also changed my power options for the Wireless Adapater Settings to Maximum Performance. Still this problem remains. Please help. 

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I recently bought a wireless 3G USB modem / hot spot. Although i use it primarily by plugging in my PC USB port, It just occurred to me that my smartphone charger also has a USB port. So i was wondering if i can use the modem by using the charger USB port or not. That way i will not have to keep my PC powered on all the time. My charger has a output rating of 5V and 830mA. I reckon there shouldn't be a problem but want to be sure lest i damage the modem.


EDIT: The title should read 'Power' instead of 'Charge'. Apologies for any confusion caused !!
 

A:Solved: Can i charge my USB hot spot by plugging it in the cell phone charger?

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Hey guys, I just got a newly referbished "HP ENVY x360 - 15-w000na" and my charger fits into the socket and charges like it's suppose to, however when its plugged it it moves in the socket. I have tried this with another charger to the same avail however i'm not sure if it should do this. If anyone who has a "HP ENVY x360 - 15-w000na" could please see if the fit of their charger and socket has the same problem I would be hugely greatful. Thank you for your time

A:Charger wiggleing in the socket

Welcome @pivotphone? Without the power cable connected does the power jack on the laptop wiggle??? REO

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Just noticed this whenever I plug or unplug the charger. The laptop lags for 1-2 seconds before returning to normal. This is noticeable when playing games or watching videos. Haven't seen any abnormal drops or spikes with the temperature of the CPU, GPU and HDD which would suggest a hardware issue. Tried doing this while running 3DBenchmark, and there is a huge drop in FPS, from 130-200fps down to almost 16fps esp. when unplugging the charger.Is this normal?

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Hi All,I'd be pretty happy with yoga 3 pro if not one serious problem. It is very easy to break near it's power socket. Look at the photo. When you have it charging it is extremely easy to touch something with a power cord. Its long plug provides a lever, breaking its (metallic!) top keyboard surface doesn't require any force at all. In fact you don't notice it. If you place it on a table you should be careful not to let some book or even a thick pen to be put under a plug, otherwise it breaks the keyboard too. I broke it some time ago, lenovo service center took about 100 euro to fix it replacing the whole keyboard. And that very moment it was clear that breaking it again is virtually inevitable. You just can't think about this plug all the time. And indeed 6 months after it is broken again :-( I think for a device like this a magnetic charging plug is a necessity.

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Hi, I have recently recieved my HP Split X2 back from HP last week because the docking station would charge but the computer would not and now it's the opposite. I turned on my computer it was working fine, I plug it in to charge and i notice that the battery icon didnt change to charging so i unplugged it and plugged it back in and nothing so i undock the computer and that charges just fine i place it back and next thing i know it shuts off on me. i press the power button and nothing but when I hold it down the Windows button on the computer stays glowing if i continue to hold the power button and if i undock it the led light is red. Also if i have it plugged it the windows button will flash 4 times and on the 4th time itll stay lit up until i release it I just got my computer back and  it's acting up again i would really appreciate a way to fix this 

A:Docking station wont charge computer wont turn on

Hi @daniel9909 ,Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. Please call our technical support at 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region, please click the link to get the support number for your region. They will be happy to assist you immediately.Thanks.





Please click ?Accept as Solution ? if you feel my post solved your issue, it will help others find the solution.Click the ?Kudos, Thumbs Up" on the bottom left to say ?Thanks? for helping.I work on behalf of HP

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Hey there & thanks for reading this...Today I was repairing a mouse (as I always do) which had the problem of some short circuits... I was testing it using my Lenovo Z510 usb port. It was on sleep mode. I put the port in and suddenly I saw my laptop's off. I tried to turn it on but no clue! Not even one LED is turning on on the device... I tried the power supply but the same story! not even battery power LED turned on... I tried the 4-5 mins power hold trick but nothing happened...Any clues how to solve this problem?*BTW, I surfed the net for this issue, people with other laptops took out the battery, hold the power button for a minute, get the battery back & BOOM! The laptop turned on! but the thing is that we can't actually remove battery from this device... So, if this is the only way to solve the problem, Is there a way to use up the whole power saved on battery until we could reset the Cmos???***Thanks...

A:Z510 won't turn on after plugging suspicious USB d...

Hello and welcome,
 
Did you check the USB socket for damage - bent contacts?  Could be a shorted +5V pin.
 
Z.

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i took my computer apart and cleaned the insides and put it back together and now it doesnt turn on. what went wrong??
 

A:computer wont turn on at all!! wont do anything

Computer won't start troubleshooting suggestions

Hi,
Try each one in this general order until problem is fixed:
1) check all your connections including your memory, power connectors, cards, fans and ensure the 4-pin connector for your CPU is installed if your system requires it. If you have removed your memory, make sure it is the correct slot(s). Not all slots work. I don't know if this will prevent the computer from trying to boot. At any rate, every motherboard manual details exactly how RAM should be installed for that particular board. If problem persists:
2) test the power connection with a lamp
3) make sure your on/off switch (if you have one) on your power supply is ON
4) remove the cables from ALL drives and restart
5) also remove unnecessary cards and non-cpu fans
6) Borrow a power supply (sufficient power and appropriate 20 or 24-pin connection)

I've seen this happen when a connector is improperly placed. The motherboard and/or power supply can detect an inappropriate power surge and not even start.
Some people have accidentally joined power connectors to each other, usually when hooking up system fans.

Your system can turn on and start booting to the BIOS with only the motherboard, a power supply and I assume some RAM (though I'm not positive the RAM is requied). It does not even need the monitor, although you obviously won't see what is happening but you will hear the power supply start. In general, with such a fault if the... Read more

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Well for the past few weeks my computer has been not turning on. I really need some help, im running windows ME with a 1ghz athlon processor. 256mb Ram. 64mb vid card. I can rule out the video card because when i turn on the system, after it does a few beeps it has a blinking bar on the top left of the screen that looks like this _ . I can open up the cdrom drives fine but this is just killing me. I cant think of what it could be. Anyone have any ideas?

DannMann
 

A:Computer wont turn on

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My computer won't turn on (not this one I am posting from a laptop) I have tried connecting and connecting all power sources made sure everything was on. The monitor which is plugged in is flashing green so it is definitely receiving power. I fear it may be the power supply or a hard drive failure but have no idea.

I am worried about losing data as well. The irony is I had just purchased an external hard drive and was going to back up that computer in the next few days.

any help would be appreciated
 

A:Please help computer wont turn on

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im fixing another computer for someone,
and there is no power at all, im thinking its the power supply or the power button!
i cleaned the inside
 

A:Computer wont turn on!

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Help.My Lenovo G850 wont turn on.After pushing the on/off button it shows the Lenovo loading screen and after that its just a black (Grey) screen and wont turn on.I didnt try anything yet but H.E.L.P

A:My computer wont turn on

Hi LenovoFanz , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
How was it if you remove the harddrive (page39)?
Would pressing caps lock and numlock respond?
 
Alternatively you can try booting on a live rescue media and run diagnostics (bootable) .
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards

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My desktop wont power on. The numbers 3 and 4 continue to flash, but nothing appears in the computer screen.

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Me and My Father today were trying to Install Memory and a New DVD Burner into my Computer.
An Emachine C1904.

The New Ram I got was PQI DDR 266 RAM, two 512 MB sticks.

The new DVD Burner I got was a Pioneer one of some sort.

We put in the new Memory and Burner, turned it on and a Lound BEEP emitted from the Motherboard, we took out the new ram and put in the old, and it still made it, and we unplugged the DVD Burner and the sound still emitted

This is not going to be the happiest of Birthdays of this doesnt work out.
Thank you,
l0s71
 

A:Computer Wont Turn On!

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My computer specs are:
Intel Pentium4 660 Hyper Threading 3.6
Gigabyte LGA775
G5 looking Case with Enermax Noisetaker 485w ATX12v v.2.0
1GB ddr2 Dual channel
XFX Geforce 7600GT
2 Dvd drives
320GB
Zalman Heatsink/Fan
2 80 mm Fans

A week ago I added a 120mm fan to the outside of this case(on the side) http://www.epcbuyer.com/products.asp...ase-qtec-14452 screwed it to the bottom vent, the fan is pluged to a 4pin cord. I didnt didnt have time to test it until the next day to find out that my computer wont turn on, no lights, no fan movement, monitor is black but asks about monitor connected? when i unplug it from the PC. I dont know why there is a problem because theres a 80mm fan in the fan rack in the case plugged into a 4pin cord too, which ran fine.
People tell me its the PSU(485w should be plenty of power to support a extra fan thats 120mm right? ), motherboard or both. I searched the net and read about shortcircuts, and using anti static bags. Which at the time i was sitting on carpet when installing the fan but would any of this be related to the computer not turning on I need to find out why it wont turn on, whats causing this and whats the solutions. It will be Greatful if someone teaches me hows the right way to install a fan.
 

A:Computer Wont Turn On<<<

Hey there, and welcome to Techspot.

Yah, opening up and working on your computer on a carpet is really a dangerous thing to do. So much static electricity in carpets, that there is a chance you may have zapped something.

Can you give us some more details?

When the computer is OFF, do you see any LED lights lit up on your motherboard?
When you hit the power button, what EXACTLY happens? Fans spinning? Beeps?

Also, just to be sure, remove and re-seat your PSU connections, ram, video card, HDD connections etc. Something may have simply come loose.

Good luck!
 

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I recently put together a new computer. I have used it for about a week now, today I got home and my computer won't turn on. I am guessing bad power supply but wanted to check if it might be something else.
The mother board that I have is a Biostar K8NHA GRAND Socket 754 ATX Motherboard, DDR400, 1394, SATA RAID, 6ch Audio & GB LAN

I am using a AMD 2600 sempron

I received an error message two days ago saying there was a problem with the processor and the setting adjusted. When going into the Cmos (hope thatís right) I found that everything was on the lowest settings. My computer froze up once since then but no other problems. When I press the power button my computer lights flash for a brief sec and then nothing... Could this be the power supply or the processor?
 

A:Computer wont turn on!

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hey, merry christmas all! i was playing solitare on my computer, and all the sudden the blue screen of death came on and said there was an error with "win32k.sys" so i turned off the laptop and when i turned it on, the green light would come on with a black screen and then shut off. it continued to do this many times, then after several times i got it to turn back on...any idea as to why this occurred? thanks!
 

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After shutting down my computer a few hours ago it will not boot up! (its an HP Pavillion
a302x) The back power light is on/off randomly ( though in not pattern... and not quickly altrenating) and the front power button, that gets backlit when the computer comes on, stays off. the task-light, as i call it (not sure what its really called, the orange light above the power button that flashes/illuminates when the computer is doing a task) is flashing very quickly.

Nothing appears on the monitor.
i've checked all the connections and they all seem fine.

maybe it just finally died? i hope not.
can anybody tell me whats wrong or how to fix it?

thanks for your time.

UPDATE:::::

Power supply light stays on until power button in pushed then turns off completely. then back on when unplugged to show that its dieing.
 

A:Computer wont turn on

sounds like a bad power suppy the light on the supply shoud be on not blinking not a big problem
 

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okay so it all started like 3 weeks ago when my fan stopped running in my computer. this is the fan that works with the liquid cooling system. i figured i would talk to my buddy about it and have him fix it or something but until then i could probably keep on gaming.

(i realize the stupidity in this now but then i just wanted to play man!)

Then sunday morning...
i was turning on my computer ready for some intense gaming when the monitor did not acknowledge my system was on.

i had no idea what could be wrong so i researched a little and started playing around. i opened up my PC to find some blue liquid all over the place, mostly on my top video card. further investigation showed my liquid cooling system had begun leaking, what could i do but try and clean up. so i cleaned off the caked on blue **** and plugged everything in and stuck a towel under the leak and started up my computation system. Everything seemed to be working now.

(yah again i see how retarded this seem but at the time i just wanted to play...)

alright so today i was playin some games when quite suddenly my computer turned off. it did not shut down it just turned off. i felt around in the computer(grounded of course) and it was quite hot inside(particularly the box thing i think is the CPU). i let it all cool off then i tried to turn on my computer. nothing happened at all no lights no fans no noises. the only light i see on is a tiny red flashing light on my motherboard that seems to b... Read more

A:computer wont turn on help please

I think you already know the answer to your question.
 

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ok i had the same problem as this person:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...923&hl=howei did what u said and after installing combofix it ran and it said it was going to restart but it basically froze and now my computer wont start at all it gets to the windows and it restarts and then it says woudl u like to do last known configuarion safe mode etc and ive tried everyone and nothing happensit just restarts and goes to the same screen and everything happens all over again..can u please help me asap

A:Help- Tried To Fix & Now Computer Wont Turn On At All

no one is going to help me?

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Hi, the last thing i did with my computer is that i had the message that tells you that the computer has been changed or is unworkable, so i was in the bios setup trying to fix it. not sure what i changed, except i remember i also changed the cmos passowrd to on, after that the computer booted perfectly, so i wanted to check the password thing, so i turned off my comuter and now pressing the power button does nothing. i hope someone can help me, thanks.
 

A:computer wont turn on HELP!!!

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Hi I have a HP m640n series computer and today i went to turn it on but when i pressed the button nothing happened. I noticed that the green light on the back of the power supply that is usually turned on when it is plugged in was not lit up. I figured that i need a new psu. Does anyone else know anything else that cuold be wrong with my computer?
 

A:Computer Wont turn on

The power cord can become lose from the computer, on PC's it has to be pushed in really hard. Also confirm the plug in the wall is OK (plus confirm that outlet is working too - ie switchboard relay may be off)
 

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hello,
i have a Compaq windows xp home edition and i went to turn it on but all it does is show the Compaq loading screen and nothing more and if i press the power button on the computer and it just turns off.
please help

thank you

A:My Computer Wont Turn On

Have you tired using Last Known Good Configuration or Safe Mode? Do you have a Windows XP Home cd, you may try booting to this and preforming a Repair Install

Perform a Repair Installation

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Gah!
I've got an HP Pavillion Dekstop but I dont know what model it is since I bought it refurbished, they decided that the model needed to be scratched off. Anyway, my dad turned off the power bar to my computer while the computer was running, then when I turned the power bar on again the computer wouldn't turn on. I looked at the back and there is a green light that is flashing. When i flip the red switch to the left (looking above) the light flashes slower then when it is on the right. When I unplug the power chord in the back and the switch is on the right it still flashes but if its on the left it stops. When I try to start the computer nothing happens. It just doesn't do anything. I saw a similar thread about this but it didn't help me at all so this is a little more detailed desription of whats going on with me. The power bar is run through an extension chord to an outlet. This scenario has happened before but without the extension chord and it has pretty much fixed itself, I left it for a bit and the flashing green light would turn solid again. In this case I left it overnight and it didn't change so could you guys help me out?

thanks
~Gregg
 

A:My HP Computer wont turn on.

you can disconnect the PC from the power then press the power on button and hold it in for several seconds to drain any residual power. then let it set for 15-20 min and then plug it in and see if it powers up. if ti doesnt then your probably looking at having to strip the PC down to just the processor, then power up, shutdown and unplug, hold in the power button for several seconds, add ram, plug in, and power up, continue this process until you here beeps or have added back all the components or you get post.
 

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Whenever i press the power but on my lenovo laptop it will not turn on (instead the power button just blinks as if it were in sleep mode). I have been charging it for over 24 hours. Whenever i pull out my charger cable, however, the light stops blinking. Any help?
 

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