Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
PC's will start recognizing hardware from the moment you turn your PC on to when it goes off.
For safety reasons, there may come a time when hardware cannot be recognized thus your PC will refuse to turn on. Since this is debatable, id like to add that it could be a series of faults from faulty power leads to power supplies, a 'dead' motherboard/cpu, or even simply forgetting to turn the mains power on (it happens).
But don't jump to conclusions just yet!
Its a common occurrence when a PC tries to protect its hardware with its safety features that could cause your PC harm or even you. No need to get your wallet out just yet though, try this! Unplug your power cable and all devices such as USB flash drives, wireless devices, external storage devices etc (taking the power lead out on its own may not solve the problem). Keep them out for at least 30 seconds, then plug them back in including the power supply. You may find it was just one of your devices that was causing the problem.
"My name is Nathan, I am a PC parts enthusiast, self taught in basic web design and PC upgrading as a hobby. My tips are from my knowledge and recommendations from 'pros'. My facts may not be absolutely accurate, but its the tip that counts so I hope it will solve your problem. :)"
Posted by Nathan... on
Jun 18, 2013 | eMachines E525 D260 Motherboard...
Aug 11, 2011 | HP Pavilion Slimline s3407c Desktop,...
May 05, 2011 | Samsung LN-T1953H 19 in. LCD HDTV
Mar 24, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Jan 13, 2010 | M-Audio Audiophile 192 Sound Card
546 people viewed this tip
Usually answered in minutes!