Question about Computers & Internet
I have a Gateway GT1040 which will not turn on. The power supply was tested by jumping a green and black wire which brought the fan to life. The machine was unplugged and the power button pushed for five seconds. The memory and cards were all reseated. All cabling/wiring has been checked for proper connection. Still, no LED light or power when pushing the start button. The kids tell me the machine was working fine and they noticed this yesterday when trying to boot up. Is there a way to test the Start button? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
Try shorting the power pins on the Motherborad. (establish contact manual. use screw drivers such that they touch both the pins). The power pins are the one the Start button are connected to. Remove this connection alone. If this powers up the system, you would have to get the Button replaced. Else there's something wrong with the motherboard. Kindly get back for any clarifcation.
Posted on Jan 09, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 04, 2017 | Compaq Computers & Internet
Jun 03, 2011 | RaidMax (KY-520ATX) 420-Watt Power Supply
Feb 12, 2011 | HP Pavilion a6110n PC Desktop
Dec 01, 2010 | Compaq (243890-001) 250-Watt Power Supply
Aug 21, 2010 | Dell HP-P2507FW Power Supply ** FREE...
Jan 15, 2010 | Dell Dimension E521 PC Desktop
Oct 26, 2009 | Gateway (ATX-300-12EB3) (ATX30012EB3)...
Jun 21, 2009 | Dell 210W Optiplex GX270 NPS-210 AB Power...
Dec 03, 2007 | Computers & Internet
142 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!