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Compaq Presario sr1000(sr1430NX) will not stay powered on

After power button is pushed initially it will run for about 30-40 sec and then shut down. Can go to F10 and go thru Recovery until HD is starting formatting then computer shuts down. Tried another power supply no luck, reseated memory,switch memory around, disconnected DVD drives,removed modem,disconnected HD and tried to boot to a Win xp OS disc only. But still powers down after about 10-15 secs after initial startup.

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  • greg_wamsley Feb 11, 2009

    Cleaned cpu and heat sink,removed battery, case is open to allow for heat dissipations. No loose cables or connections. Have gone thru this machine numerous times. Have not tried a different SATA HD but did try a IDE HD attached to the DVD connections on MB (if this will work) without luck.

  • Peter Steiert
    Peter Steiert May 11, 2010

    The motherboard is probably failing, however I can't be certain. It is less likely as the computer shuts itself down so quickly, however it could also be a heat issue.

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Hi!

Please check for the cables coming into the motherboard from the power supply. Also try and check for any loose cables.

If that doesn't help then please get your power supply changed as its faulty.

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Hi there
Check that the system fan is operating and clean all the dust from the fan blades and heat sync, also i would suggest clearing the cmosCompaq Presario sr1000(sr1430NX) will not stay pow - 8f8edd3.jpg. if there is no jumper take the battery out for 10 mins and remove all power.

Good luck and thanks for using Fixya!!

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson Feb 11, 2009

    Hi again
    You have done everything a tech would do in this situation, a couple of options left now is the bios is corrupt and needs reflashing or the processor itself is faulty, if its neither of these then its quite possibly the motherboard itself.


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