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Computer Tower Hi, My Computer Tower went out and it doesn't want to come back on but my monitor and printer still comes on but not my mouse and keyboard since it was connected to the tower but now im using a friend's computer tower until I get mines fix, can you assist me with this problem please? you can email me at mz.sade_2006@yahoo.com

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  • sully28 Dec 30, 2008

    the tower comes on for only 1 sec.then screen displays power saving mode



  • sully28 May 11, 2010

    and the tower switches off with no time for f5 or f8



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Have you try to run PC in safe mode?
Please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following:
To go into Safe mode -- Press F8 key as soon as the PC restarts.
(You will have do again if PC starts in normal mode.)
On the black screen >>> Safe Mode With Networking(for internet Access).
On the login screen, please select Administrator as a USER to login.
Press 'YES' when you get the safe mode warning.

Posted on Nov 07, 2008

  • Puneet Jain
    Puneet Jain Dec 31, 2008

    could you please let me know why you have given me Inappropriate??

    I would like to assist you further --> have you ever try to run the system after unplug unnecessary devices (except mouse and keyboard)

    If not yet, then try it now and see the results.
    For further assistance do post back.


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