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My coputer wont start

My computer wont boot up when i press the start button but the green power light at the back is on

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  • stanley1981 Oct 14, 2008

    there is no noise whats so ever

  • stanley1981 Oct 14, 2008

    ok then thanks for your help

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Do you hear a whirring sound when you press your power button? Is that sound located toward the back of your computer? If so your power supply may be ok and your motherboard has failed. If you do not hear a whirring noise then your power supply has failed and you'll need a new unit. Take it in to a repair shop or replace it yourself.

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  • Arthur Keech Oct 14, 2008

    Ok well as odd as that sounds it's a good sign. You'll still need to have a hardware repair but it should cost between $70-$140 depending on the size of your computer. You only need to have your power supply replaced and it sounds like your motherboard should be fine.

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