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Power prob My desktop computer does not turn on anymore. I've tried everything! I tried other electric sockets in my home & my mother's home, I tried a new power cord, I went on the HP support website & followed all their steps & I opened the side, but everything seems okay. Should I just buy a new one? It's only 14 months old.

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Re: Power prob

Remove all the cable from the back of your cpu accept monitor cable.
remove the ram and reinsert it again.reset your BIOS by removing battery(CMOS). Switch on your computer without battery if starts then change the battery. see whether any capacitor is damaged (pop up).

try this and reply.

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Re: Power prob

I have sometimes solved this problem by moving the cvoltage selector switch on back of PC by power cord to 230 and then back to 115.

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Sounds like you tried everything except reseating any other hardware that may or may not be placed in another socket such as PCI, AGP, etc... Like a Modem, Network adapter, Sound/Graphics card, Wireless card, etc... This is probably a wasted post as if you knew to check each stick of memory seperatly then you've probably already reseated all socketed hardware. Though, you could remove all non essential hardware such as I mentioned above and try installing Windows again?
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