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Will start up (boot up) literally only when I elevate it (raise it)

Will not boot up when on level surface; only when I literally raise it up on my to hands;'

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That's odd you may think, but i see a reason:
By pressing on the bottom sides, you are moving components ever so slightly. The hard drive, the RAM, any of them could be seated incorrectly. When you push on the sides, it aligns them correctly, making it boot up. My solution:
Open the case, and check and make sure that all parts are snug and safe inside the case. Make sure to unplug the power before you open any device!!!

Posted on Oct 06, 2008


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