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Computer won't start up!

I had the computer for a while now, and sometimes, atleast once in a month the flash drives in "My Computer" folder just happen to disappear. So i called the Medion Customer support, they told me to turn off the computer, unplug it for 15 min, plug it in, turn it on and it'll work. So it did, even though it took like another 10 min for the computer to start, its like it was warming up or something, before ever turning on. I used that way of fixing my Flash problem from then on. Yestarday, i did the same thing, only my computer does not want to start on AT ALL. I need help, im a busy guy, i have a lot of emails to check and send and over all, all my work depends on my computer. Here's a detailed step by step of my latest actions. 1. I turned off my computer normaly through "Start" "Turn Off Computer" "Shut Down". 2. Unpluged the wire from the back of the computer. 3. Waited around 15 min. 4. Pluged the wire back in and waited another 10 min for the computer to "power up". 5. Nothing happened, woke up next morning = same thing. Help me PLEASE!

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  • crims111 Sep 18, 2007

    I was just doing what the suport team at Medion told me. And no, my computer does not freeze if the flash drives disappear from My Computer folder, they just do not work if i put in a 2GB flash or something like that. EVERYTHING else is fine, that is why i restart my computer and unplug it... Recently it didnt start at all. Im starting to think my power generator or whatever its called burned down or something. When i say AT ALL i mean that it makes no noise whatesoever and lights dont come on and nothing happens, no matter how many times i press the power button. I already made sure i connected all the wires correctly and that the power switch on the back is in "on" position. Totaly weird.

  • walk_by_f8th Apr 04, 2009

    I have this same type of problem with my medion m3 director as well. It started with my computer not starting up at all and by this I mean push power button and nothing happens. After trying to get it to start for 15 minutes by checking cables and re-pressing power button I would give up and come back 30 minutes later and press the power button and it starts right up. This continued to go on for months even after having the power button replaced and having its connecting wires checked. Finally one day it just wouldn't start at all and it's been that way since. Help if possible please!!!



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Waiting for 10 or 15 or even 30 minutes doesn't make much sense to me. What kind of flash drive or drives do you use? .. USB Thumb/Pen/Flash drive? .. If your flash drives in "My Computer" folder just happen to disappear, does the computer still working or freezed state? When you say your computer does not want to start on AT ALL.' the machine is not running at all or just that the operating system is not booting up?

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