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I was runing a chkdsk /r on the c drive half way through one of the last checks ... the computer turned off... now the power button does nothing.... could this be my power supply... desktop computer... on the mobo there is a green light that still shows on when plugged into ac power.... any suggestions would be appreciated
hey if you power down the computer and open the case and remove the powercord that goes from the powersupply to the motherboard and than remove the silver battery and let it set for 2 min and than put everything back together you will be able to power up the pc you will get a error saying cmos error you need to update the time and date just select setup and update the right time and date than save and exit the computer will reboot and you shoukld be good to go
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Go to the Windows Command Prompt. You can do this by clicking first the Start button and then clicking the Run button. After this, type "cmd" in the Open text box and press Enter.
View the displayed Command Prompt screen.
If you want CHKDSK to run in read-only mode, type:
If you want CHKDSK to fix errors and not to check bad sectors, type:
and press Enter in the Command Prompt.
If you want CHKDSK to run thoroughly; that is, fix errors, find bad sectors in your hard drive and recuperate still readable data, type:
CHKDSK c:/r or
CHKDSK c:/p and press Enter in the Command Prompt.
Initialize the properties of the hard drive you want CHKDSK to run. Open My Computer. Right click your mouse on the drive in which you want CHKDSK to run. Click the Properties button and click the Tools tab. In the Error-checking box, click the Check Now button.
Set up the Check Disk options by checking one or both check boxes displayed. These are labeled "automatically fix file system errors" and "scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors". If you want CHKDSK to run in read-only mode, do not check either box. After this, click the Start button.
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Fist clean your computer of dust using a fine air blower from a compressor specifically around your central processing unit making sure there is no moisture in the air line
as dust will cause a lot of static which will make a computer overheat and cause lots of problems
then test your power supply unit PSU or replace it
try replacing all the leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions + IDE,SATA and the ones that attach from your motherboard to hard drive one bad lead will cause a computer to shut down
make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty or just replace them they are probably old and faulty ?
then uninstall some unnecessary programs
then click start?run type?cmd then type?chkdsk/f which will automatically fix any corrupt files on your hard drive then defragment your hard drive
you have to keep?a computer very clean & free of dust ?and? give it regular?maintanance
hope this helps
sounds like your computer needs a major overhaul
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