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Q: Not turning on

2 years old. Unit will not turn on. Totally dead. No lights at all. I have tried:- holding in the start button for 30 seconds and all times in between- Swapping chargers as I have two - both HP originals- I have removed all plug ins (which was only a mouse transmitter)- I have left the unit recharging overnight direct into the mains (normally plugged into surge protector) but nothing.- the unit is sealed and I am reluctant to open it as I really don't know what I am doing. Further hints useful but actually my question is whether it is worth paying for someone to look at this or shall I ditch it? It is on a PC World lease and I have just discovered that this affords me no protection at all - buyer beware - so trying to get another 12 months out of it will help me immensely.

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Preferred Solution: Not turning on

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Here is the issue, when my computer goes to sleep after it's on for a while when I move the mouse to get the screen back up it shows the backround no icons or anything to click.
Same if I turn it off and turn it back on. I have to turn it off and on many times then go to safe mode and shut down then turn it on again for it to work. Just now I had to turn it on/off 4 times for it to show the icons and task bar. Usually it is left blank with nothing to click having no choice but to turn it off.
Norton says no viruses.
My computer is HP with windows 7. I bought it in 2011.
This problem has been happening for a long time. Please help.

A:When turning off computer & turning it back on again screen is blank

Hello squirrels and welcome to Seven Forums.

I think I'd start out by trying to do a startup repair. It's been suggested that the startup repair be done 3 times (regardless of what the notifications say) and the computer rebooted after each repair.

Startup Repair

If this doesn't fix the problem one of the Forum experts has prepared these troubleshooting guides with some additional suggestions.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hi there, i have some issues with my monitor (awhhh).

It's working fine like 10-20-30 minutes and then it's turning off (for no reason) while the cumputer is running and the flash/button goes pink. I don't know what's this colour stands for. Blue is when the monitor is active, yellow is when the monitor is turn to sleep and when i shut down my computer, but PINK? What's that, anyone?

The monitor is turning OFF, not in a sleep mode or something.
I must remove the cable and push back in every 20 minutes. That's wrong.

Maybe it's the cabel, maybe something with drivers and stuff...i don't know.

HELP!



please anyone....it's my moms monitor and she's gonna kill me, i blew it up.

Thanks.

Flux333
 

A:Monitor is turning off and the button in the right corner is turning pink

It would be nice to know the brand and model of the monitor
 

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My other half and son were using the computer yesterday, and then left it on to do some other things, upon returning to the laptop noticed that the power button was solid blue (should be flashing orange when in standby mode), with nothing on the screen, moved the mouse with nothing happening as well as CTRL+ALT+DELETE.

Powered computer down by holding the on/off button for 5 seconds, restarted but noticed that I could hear the DVD drive power up but that is where it stops/hangs, nothing comes on the screen. Have done this numerous times, as well as removing the battery and starting with just mains power on?


Can anyone help with what might be going on ??



JeffM

A:Re: Satellite A100 - Won't reboot after turning off and turning back on ?

Hi,

Can you enter Bios (f2 on startup) to check if the HDD recognized. Also, try to reinstall Windows with a recovery disk or Windows copy disk.

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Long story short, My computer suddenly shut off, And when i pressed the power button it would attempt to turn on then just fail and shut down completely[no signal to anything, only fans]
I cleaned out the pc and cleaned out the power supply, reassembled and it turned on as per normal. i used it for about 35 minutes, set it to sleep for an hour or two, turned it on, used it for about an hour and a half then it suddenly turned off again. When this happens it either powers on for 2 seconds then powers down, or it powers up all fans and mouse led but no signal to keyboard or screen whatsoever i assumed it was the power supply so i purchased a new one today and installed it, It turned on first try, i assumed it was fixed, i used it, set it to sleep as per normal and went to turn it on again and it turned on all fans but once again no power to anything else, just fans it seems. I tried everything[I have two sticks of ram so i switched them/used them singularly tried running without fans, Oddly it didn't beep even without video card or ram but nothing made a difference. I just borrowed a single 2gb stick of ram from a friend and it successfully powered on and I am using it normally.. But i just can't imagine the problem was just the ram and i expect it to power off again soon, Can anyone help?

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hello !   is it bad if i never turn off a desk-top console, or even a laptop computer, if the equipment is not going to be used for several hours ?  is it bad for a computer if the computer is left in the "turned-on mode" forever, without being turned off, ever ?  i guess that it is necessary to define "bad for the computer".  does the computer wear out faster if it is not turned off and turned on regularly ?  thank you.

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Whenever i turn the laptop on, in just 2 seconds it turns off by itself.
 

A:Help on laptop keeps turning off after turning it on?

Reseat Ram and HardDrive
Disconnect any externals especially USB
Test without the battery plugged in
Check for any build up of dust near where the fan is
 

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Let me clarify. My brother brought his computer over for me to recable it. Simple process right? Not so much. Before I get into details, let me give you specs. Keep in mind since I did not build the system, I do not have all the information I usually would.

Windows Vista
4 GB of RAM (unknown brand)
Abit motherboard (unknown serial number)
AMD athlon 64 3.0 GHZ processor
4 250GB harddrives (In raid configuration to look like 2 hard drives @ 500GB each)
Antec 550 watt power supply
Nvidia Geforce 8600 GT Video card

Okay, so when I recabled everything and powered the system on, it would not boot at all. Everything was on and running, but the bios was not doing anything, and everything was at a standstill. Not knowing if the raid configuation and the motherboard had anything to do with it, I started swtiching the sata connections into different configurations based on what I think the individual would have done. In doing this I accidentally pulled a jumper from the motherboard. Setting it aside and not thinking it was important, I plugged everything back in and attempted to power on the computer.

This is where it gets interesting. Instead of even powering on like it did last time, it powered up for MAYBE one second before shutting off. Any other attempts to power it on were futile, and resulted in nothing.

After this, I replaced the jumper where it was supposed to go, and powered on the system again. The same thing happened. I want to think the power supply is toast, but I wou... Read more

A:Computer turning on, then not turning on

Make sure that you have the 24-pin main power connector and the 4-pin power connector both connected to the motherboard.
 

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Just few hours ago I was listening to songs on Napster. Then I played some online games. I had to reboot at one point since it was going slow on me.

For some reasons unknown, my computer turns off and tried to boot itself, but kept turning off and booted itself. Somehow it did that in a loop. I tried to wipe up some dirt from inside(it may not be completely wiped up). I even tried to rearrange the cables and such. Now, if I press the power button, it only shows the power indicator, but it won't boot. I'm just puttoping it to rest right now hoping that it would back up tomorrow when I turn it on.

I have Velocity Micro with Windows XP SP3 (update progression). Motherboard: ASUS. I posted this using my laptop. I appreciate any help or input.

Thanks,
G.
 

A:My Computer Keeps Turning On and Off and Now It's Not Turning on

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PC Specs

Lian LI Tower Case
Unknown 550W Power Supply
Asus p4b533e MB
P4 2.4 CPU
Crucial pc2700 512 MB Mem
Western Digital Caviar 80GB HD
PNY Verto 64MB Graphics
Audigy Plat Ex soundcard
Liteon CD and DVD Drive
Dual Windows 98 and XP pro

Hi, please help if possible, my computer turns itself off at irregular intervals. This can be anything from immediately to 4 hours plus. When it does this the PC goes dead without warning or any error messages. I then can’t turn it on again until I have unplugged the power cable for a few seconds and then I can turn on the PC as normal. This is what usually happens but sometimes it differs slightly ( see below ). I built the system about a year ago with all new parts and it has worked mostly ok until about 3 weeks ago. When it goes dead the power LED on the case still stays on.

So far I have tried the following...

1)Checked that all the fans are working.... Pass
2)Checked CPU and MB temps which are about 28 C and 30 C.... Hopefully OK
3)Tried plugging into new socket with working power cable..... No change
4)Updated any drivers..... No Change
5)Checked for hardware conflicts..... Pass
6)Checked power management in Bios and Windows..... Seems OK
7)Run virus scan.... Pass

What I have noticed so far. I don’t know how relevant these points are but they may help.

1)This has happened four times, when I go to turn on the computer nothing happens, no power seems to get through and no case LED’s are on. I have to unplu... Read more

A:PC Keeps turning itself off, please help

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My pc turning of by it self please help. Here some pictures

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Just got a new Dell PC. I'm a complete novice on computer matters but I connected it up following the instructions to the letter. Everything turned on fine and Windows set up started. I put in passwords etc that were asked for and then suddenly the processor just turned itself off. The monitor screen went black but the power light on it was still lit. I tried turning processor back on but it started to 'crank up' for a few seconds and then just turned itself off again, tried several times to turn it on again but no joy. I have it connected to a surge protector and there is plenty of ventilation around the processor, but it was only ever on for 5 minutes at the most so don't think it can be overheating. ANy ideas before I call Dell plese?
 

A:New PC keeps turning itself off

The first thing Dell will say (if you tell them) is take it off the surge protector.

Can you boot into Bios (press whatever key is specified in your manual) and stay in there for any length of time?

Have you connected ANY other non-Dell devices via serial/parallel/USB port?

If you were provided with an OS install disk, will it boot up?
 

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PC Turning itself off
Hi long time since I've been here but new problem, If I'm running several programs at once sometimes my PC will turn itself off without warning. Now my PC is a heap of junk and replacing parts or getting a new one is not an option at the moment due to finances I'm just wondering is there some tweeks I could do to it to help it run a bit better and stop it turning itself off. Thanks in advance.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 23:38:32, on 13/11/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InterVideo\DeviceService\DevSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
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My PC has just started to turn itself off all on it's own ............. everything is fine whilst I am using it, but if I leave it for a while it just turns itself off and re-boots ..... it will do this whether or not there are any programs running or they are all closed down except for background processes
 

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Our power went out.  My sisters daughter set up this computer, my sister doesn't have the manual.  This is an HP All in One.  I can't find out how to turn on the power to the computer. 

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Hi long time since I've been here but new problem, If I'm running several programs at once sometimes my PC will turn itself off without warning. Now my PC is a heap of junk and replacing parts or getting a new one is not an option at the moment due to finances I'm just wondering is there some tweeks I could do to it to help it run a bit better and stop it turning itself off. Thanks in advance.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 23:38:32, on 13/11/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InterVideo\DeviceService\DevSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Mixer.exe
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I've a eee pc asus 1000he i plug the power the hard drive and wifi led blink but after that i press the power and does nothing, any ideias what is causing the problem?

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Has there been anyway out there yet to turn .eam files into files you can use to play in your winamp?

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I have a second hard drive installed that I clone to about once a month.
It seems to me that having it run all the time is unnecessary.
I also think that having it turned off will keep it safe from becoming infected.
Is there a way to turn it off without unplugging it?

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at times my pc just randomly powers off. it comes and goes. its just really annoying and im tyring to figure the reason why. I have a Gateway Profile 5.5. Only thing I have upgraded is ram from 256 mb to 2 gb. thanks in advance.

Gateway Profile
celetron 2.60 ghz
2 gb ram
 

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So I was just playing my game when all of a sudden my PS3 shuts off on me. I tried to turn it back on several times and even let it cool down and wait a couple days before trying again, but when i turn it on, the green light turns on and the the blue light but as soon as the blue one turns on, the console shuts its self off. Is there something that i can do by myself to fix it or do I need professional help?
 

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I've just built my self a new p.c. when i turn it on, after about 10-15mins it just turns itself off (no error screens just straight off).
I thought it was a cpu overheating problem so i downloaded speedfan to monitor temperatures and tried again.
So I turned it on again and it went of again but my cpu temp never rose above 34 degrees.

Is that too hot for a phenom?? if not what else could cause it to turn off?

my specs are:
phenom 9850
gigabyte GA-MA790GP-DS4H mobo
saphire 4870
4x1gb ocz fatal1ty ram
ez cool 700w psu

any help appreciated
 

A:PC keeps turning off, help

Look at the thermal past on your heatsink. It can be too thick as easily as it can be too thin.
Re-read all the manuals and trouble shooting which came with the Gigabyte board, and also search online for problems with that model.
Try another videographics card to see if the problem goes away.
 

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ok...so my girlfriend's computer, she has two. one is hers and the other is her moms. hers wouldnt turn on, turned out to be a bad psu. her mom's wont turn on, i think it may just be the power button. because it sticks, and just doesn't seem to work the way it should. but i asked if she ever spilled any liquids in there, and she said that her dog once pee'd on it...so yea, after washing my hands, i figured that would be the problem, but just in case, do you think any other thing would contribute to the power not working? everything is hooked up to the motherboard correctly, and the psu i believe is working normal. either way, i replaced the psu with the one from my computer, that i know works, and it still didn't work.
 

A:PC not turning on

also try a new cmos battery
 

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Can anyone please help, we have been given a computer of someone which appeared to be working ok. So I have now loaded on windows xp as the pc had windows 98 on it. Then I downloaded avg, firefox and msn messenger. Now whenever we log on to the pc it completely switiches of for no apparant reason. It did however switch of before I added any programs.I have taken the cover of and blown my hairdryer around the fan and yes it was full of dust however problem still appears to be happening. Some times it will let us on for 30mins or so but not very often.Can anyone please advise me what I can do to make this pc work for us.Thanksvalbar

A:Pc Keeps Turning Of! Can You Help?

There can be several causes to this, but it sounds like it is heat related and that you were on the right track with trying to remove dust. I would want to be SURE that all the dust is out of this computer, all fans are operating, and air is free to move in, out, and around this computer. Sometimes that is all it takes. But if you have already done all of that in a thorough way and you still have the shutting down issue, then perhaps we should look elsewhere for the source of the problem.

I would strongly recommend using a can of compressed air that you can buy at any computer or office supply store, not the hair dryer.

Let us know.

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Why my PC suddenly turned off everytime I play videos on Youtube? Same with my broadband,the connection got disconnected? I currently use Google chrome browser and my operating system is window 7 1GB RAM.
Anyone of you who can help me solve my problem? Badly needed you help guyz.

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Can you give a little more information? Do you receive any error messages? What do you mean your broadband got disconnected?

From the initial sound of it, if your computer is just shutting off with no error messages whenever you try to play videos, you may have an issue with your power supply. If your power supply is dying, whenever the computer requires more electricity than the PSU can deliver (such as when you're watching videos), then one of the things that can happen is that the computer will spontaneously shut down.

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Hi all,

I've had a similar issue like this before and I managed to fix it- so I thought. My computer RANDOMLY shuts off and sometimes restarts but most of the time just goes black screen and the tower power stays on. It never turns off completely.

I managed to get a new GPU and PSU (Brand new) to which the GPU fixed the issue. This was about 6 months ago. Now, the same issue is happening. Its mainly triggered during a game, where the screen will switch off whilst playing League of Legends (very low end game compared to most).

Since i replace the two MAIN culprits that most people tell me it could be, is there any ideas. I'm starting to think its the SSD im using which is 120 gb Crucial. It has the game loaded on it and im running the whole OS off it as well.

There's an attachment with details of my Specs.
 

A:PC turning off on its own.

you dont mention what power supply u bought make/model?
have u cleaned out the inside of the tower spec' the heatsink fan area
do u have a intake and exhaust fan
 

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Ok, I was recently at Best Buy and they had the new Mac G5's on sale for about 2,500. It's got dual processors running at 2.0ghz each and has the capability to use 8Gigs of ram. Holy mother of god, I want one! But, the sad thing is, I hate Mac OS. I've grown up on Windows, and as much as I disllike Microcrap, I love WinXP. and I have recently learned that you can't run Windows on Mac hardware... why?

Anyway, is there currently a PC out that has near these stats for that price? I like the idea of having 2 processors and that much ram. Thanks!
 

A:Is it possible? Turning a PC into a G5 Mac.

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My Lap top is not turning on. I try taken the battery out but nothing works. Please help.

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My laptop, a Windows 7 584037-001 won't turn on. My charger, when plugged in does not light up, and when I press the power button, nothing happens. I don't know if this is the right place to post this, but if it is, can you please help me? I don't know if I need to get a new one or not.
 

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What's the brand name and model name and model number of your laptop?
Is that the original charger that came with your laptop?

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Alright my problem right now is that my PC won't turn on at all. The little green light doesn't seem to be on the motherboard. I think the computer may have gotten wet which is why it doesn't turn on. It was raining before and I had the computer too close to the window and I fell asleep without thinking about it.

When I woke up in the morning to try to turn it on it wouldn't go on and wasn't making any noise at all. There was a little pool of water towards the front of the tower so I am thinking some may have fallen in through the fan. Anyone have any idea to find the specific cause of the problem? I have let it sit out with the side off since friday, but not sure on what to do now.
 

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HiMy Computer turns itself off frequently giving the following messages in the Event ViewerEvent ID: 7026The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:PCIIdeEvent ID: 7000The BDRSDRV service failed to start due to the following error:The system cannot find the path specified.This usually occurs when my son is either:Playing gamesUsing messengerOn MySpaceIt does not occur during normal surfing or other use.My Computer is Windows Home SP2Any ideas on how to rectify this.ErikMoved from the XP Forum. ~acklan~

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bdrsdrv.sys is a component of BitDefender. I am going to move this to the appropriate forum.

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ok, i just bought this pretty decent computer from some people but it was just thrown together with peices, and i need help

i thought i had everything hooked together properly, i have the motherboard documentation, i have all the proper connections for the hdd drive lights and power, resect, etc everything looks in place, a yellow led is the only thing i ever see on. when i turn on the power nothing at all happens.
this is a S.A.T.A. style mother board, never used one b 4, i think my inexperiance in that area is why i cant figure it out. but if you need the specs the motherboard is called "DFI LAN PARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D"
i would have firgured even if i messed up something compleatly terriable like not pluggin in the right thing, it would still turn on when i pused the botton, then
freak out and cause me problems

o ya and thank you very much if you can help me, i am very greatfull
 

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hi

I am having problems with my pc it keeps turning off for no reason the power just cuts,so i have to disconnect the pc from the power supply to turn it back on, (it only turns off when i am playing games,eg sims 2.)

I have a K7VT4APRO mother board, 1GB Ram 333mhz, Athlon XP2000 + processor, Radeon 9800 pro graphics card,i have on board sound the router is connected through the network connection on my motherboard.(Not USB)

I have just had a new power supply fitted which is 500 w and my chip motherboard and ram are also newly fitted.

If anyone can help i would be most greatfull

Thanks
 

A:Pc Keeps Turning Off

sweetieaud said:



hi

I am having problems with my pc it keeps turning off for no reason the power just cuts,so i have to disconnect the pc from the power supply to turn it back on, (it only turns off when i am playing games,eg sims 2.)

I have a K7VT4APRO mother board, 1GB Ram 333mhz, Athlon XP2000 + processor, Radeon 9800 pro graphics card,i have on board sound the router is connected through the network connection on my motherboard.(Not USB)

I have just had a new power supply fitted which is 500 w and my chip motherboard and ram are also newly fitted.

If anyone can help i would be most greatfull

ThanksClick to expand...

Tried a different power socket ?
 

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For the years my computer has been turning itself off without warning, it used to occur once in every few weeks which i could deal with (usually when i had more than 5/6 prgrams running at once). However it gradually became more frequent and now ive got to a stage where i cant even run a spyware/virus check without it turning itself off

Now im 90% sure its to do with the memmory and not a over-heating or powersupply issue, i was advised to download a memory test utility from memtest.org but when i run the DOS version a DOS command prompt screens appears for only a few seconds then nothing happens

Ive also looked into my event viewer log after ive restarted and no errors appear on there, other then "The AVG7 Update Service service terminated unexpectedly"

Any ideas?
 

A:PC keeps turning itself off

If you are sure that your problem is not heat related, then it definitely could be either a RAM or motherboard problem. Try downloading and creating a diagnostic CD from http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/

When you boot with it, there are at least four or five good RAM testers and I think it also has some CPU testers as well. If none of the tests yield any good results, you might want to take it into a local computer shop (NOT GEEK SQUAD) and have them run some of their diagnostics on it.

Good luck.
 

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^ Title.

Googled this, didn't find anything exactly like my problem. I have several fans in my PC, but just today only the top one started turning off and on randomly. It'll just abruptly turn itself off then come on either a few minutes later, or as long as a few hours later, making noises. None of the other fans do this. When this one shuts off, the rest are still running.

It's an obvious conclusion that the fan is potentially dying (already planning to replace it tomorrow), but I don't get why it keeps coming back on in that case? Shouldn't it just stay dead? Or is it possible for a fan to just keep turning on and off at will as it dies?

I should also note that this is the only fan in the PC that makes weird noises at random times, so that's a factor in my belief that it's the fan.

But, is it possible that the PSU is causing it? Or would that impact all the fans at once? Is there a way to know for certain?

Thanks in advance.

A:Fan keeps turning on and off but only one does it

Can you switch power cables for the fans? Plug in to a different cable etc.

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For some stupid reason I have removed my CPU and place it put it back in again, but now every time I turn on my pc it would be on for 30 sec and it would suddenly shut its self off for no reason what could be problem here. I am running windows xp
 

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Hi,I am using HP laptop for the past 9 months. Today, it is not turning on. When I pressed the power button, the ORANGE LED LIGHT blinks three times. Screen is blank. I tried removing the battery and pressing the power button for 30 seconds, then I inserted the battery again and tried Turing it on..no use same result. Please help me..

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Hi, From the description, this would sound like a hardware issue. As your notebook is only 9 months old, it will still be under warranty, so my best advice would be to contact HP and arrange to have the notebook repaired under warranty - If needed, you can check your warranty status Here. To contact HP regarding this, start on the link below. http://welcome.hp.com/country/w1/en/contact_us.html Regards, DP-K

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This notebook was working fine, and I was replacing the screen hinges, but now it will not turn on (i've taken the screen fully off because thats another problem for another time). I know about the flashing lights and power indicators, but after I charged it for over 24 hours, there are no lights when the on button is pressed, not even the three flashing 'out of battery' lights. the only thing that lights up is the little light next to the charger input, so the notebook knows there is a charger in, and I believe it is giving out power, as the light next to the charger is on, and the power brick gets warm to the touch after a few hours (which leads me to believe it is giving out power) HELP!! please!!!

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Hi Street 11-d016na (daughters laptop)  laptop not turning on. white light on when charger plugged in, every few seconds white light flashes.  laptop still in warranty,  was repaired in June.  Would like repair organised,  who do l contact to do that? Didn't have to go on forum last time. 

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Dear Customer, First please try thisTry a Hard Reset as follows. Shut down the notebook, unplug the AC Adapter and then remove the battery.  Hold  down the Power button for a full minute.  Plug in the AC Adapter ( leave the battery out for the moment ) and see if the notebook will start.   You may contact HP Technical Support over the phone Contact HP. Choose your country. Once your connected ask for a CASE ID. HP will arrange for pick up and drop  and service it for no cost under warranty. orYou may also create CASE ID online here: http://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/scm/home?lc=en-GB&sp4ts.oid=4145545&ac.admitted=14...HP will contact you on this. You can also http://support.hp.com/us-en/checkwarranty to verify the warranty status. 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, my pc is turning off after about 20 minutes usage of anything on the pc itself but will run any thing off the net all day n all night with no probs , does that make sense sorry if you don't understand what i'm tryin 2 say. Many thanx jen.
 

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I see the topic there : http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic403906.html wich I can't reply to.

We seems to have the save problem. When windows 7 starts MSE(Microsoft Security Essentials) icon is red. It stay some seconds ant then disapear. Try to launch, it doesn't.
In the same time I dsicover that in my navigators (internet explorer 8, Mozilla firefox 4) when I search something with google and click a link, I'm sometimes redirected to other links then those expected. Have to click two or three times to go on the link proposed by google.

The solution I find, wich let me suspects the intervention of one or more viruses, is to open the tasks mangaer and kill the rundll32 process wich use processor.
Then retry to launch. It don't want to start. I have to go in the services manager to make the process start "automatic" and launch the service.
Then my computer is protected. And I'm not redirect anymore. I just can't turn off my computer.
Try to find something whith "Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware". It found some potential attacks and droppped them.
But problem stays.

Try to find anything else with "ZHPDiag". For now, I don't find anything...

I have made the last windows updates, not seems to change.
Please excuse if my english is bad, I'm french speaker. I expect I'm understandable.

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Hello and welcome to the forums!My secret agent name on the forums is SweetTech (you can call me ST for short), it's a pleasure to meet you. I am very sorry for the delay in responding, but as you can see we are at the moment being flooded with logs which, when paired with the never-ending shortage of helpers, resulted in the delayed responding to your thread.I would be glad to take a look at your log and help you with solving any malware problems.If you have since resolved the issues you were originally experiencing, or have received help elsewhere, please inform me so that this topic can be closed. If you have not, please adhere to the guidelines below and then follow instructions as outlined further below:Logs from malware removal programs (OTL is one of them) can take some time to analyze. I need you to be patient while I analyze any logs you post. Please remember, I am a volunteer, and I do have a life outside of these forums.
Please make sure to carefully read any instruction that I give you. Attention to detail is important! Since I cannot see or directly interact with your computer I am dependent on you to "be my eyes" and provide as much information as you can regarding the current state of your computer.
If you're not sure, or if something unexpected happens, do NOT continue! Stop and ask!
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Last night, my laptop shut off after it's battery died. After charging over night, I tried to turn it on and the computer did not turn on. When I plug my adapter in, it shows the white light- indicating that it's being charged. But that's all. I've been charging it all day as well, and it still won't turn on. What shoudl I do?!? 

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Remove the battery, see if it will start with AC only.

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Guys my system is not turning on, the CPU fan is not turning and neither is the power supply fan, but the led on the motherboard is on. I tried changing the power supply but still no difference!
 

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I have a year and a half old Y40 that out of nowwhere went blank. It then kept hibernating and un hibernating on it's own and depending on where I moved the screen on the laptop it would try to boot. I was able to get it to stay up if I plugged into a monitor and thought it would be a good idea to do a hard boot. Now the laptop will not turn on at all. A lot of what I'm reading seems to point to a motherboard, but on a 1.5 year old laptop that I take good care of? Ideas? Solutions anyone?

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my laptop is turning off for every 10 minutes..the screen is turning blue and written on that DRIVERmy laptop is turning off for every 10 minutes..the screen is turning blue and written on that .DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (rtwlane.sys).im not able to solve this and een im unable to update my OS...help me in this regard

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My G40-30 is not turning on after a week without being used.I've removed the battery pack but nothing happened.With or without the battery the behaviour is the same.After pressing the power button, nothing happens and power indicator blinks in white with a short and a long blink.The only difference is that battery indicator is solid white when battery pack is installed.Does anyone know what can be happening?Thanks a lot. 

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