Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

CPU Power Hello My Desktop isn't powering on, what do you think might be causing that. Do you guys sell power boxes?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Legend:

    An expert who has written 200 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 265 Answers

Hey anthonyxm,

There are actually a number of reasons why your computer may not be powering on, but among some of the most common reasons why this would occur are a possible defective power supply or motherboard failure.

Before assuming a worst-case scenario like this however, I would first suggest making sure that your power cord connections are secure and that the power cable/outlet has not had a short. You should be able to test this by simply plugging your computer into a different power outlet, or by simply connecting a different electronic device into the same one your computer normally uses.

In the event that the problem is not with your power connection, there are a number of tools available that can test the internal connections within your computer. Many retailers may sell power supply testing kits or voltage meters, but unless you know how to operate them and feel confident using these tools, I would strongly suggest contacting a computer repair technician in your area for more information.

Additionally, Best Buy™ stores do generally sell power supplies, but please remember that the brands and models available may vary by store location.

Hope this helps you out.

Sincerely,
Aaron
Go Ahead. Use Us.

Posted on Jun 04, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
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.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Dell E197FPB Power Save Mode


read the monitor manual.. Did you try unplugging it and see if it reset to default when you plugged it back in?

Jun 06, 2015 | Dell Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Hello people so i have this computer case from dubai and now i am in canada. So the cords power is 250v and the CPU voltage is 110/220v should i put the chord directly into to the CPU and use a Canadian...


You can change the power supply, the whole box and wiring. The pc runs on 12 volts mostly on the board and it is dc. Realize the wall sockets are ac, it has to be rectified anyway. I don't think I would try direct since 250v is considerably higher than the 220v that it could handle, I think it would work but, don't think it would last long before burning out the power supply and cause you to replace it anyway.

Mar 14, 2013 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Have a Pavilion Desktop HP with upgrade from vista to windows 7 ultimate. Turned the power on and no blue light and no monitor yet the fans were running. Computer monitor said no input and went back to...


First I think you should do some troubleshooting. Try hooking up your computer to a different monitor and see if there's any display when you boot up. If that doesn't work, then open up the desktop and make sure all of the power connections are solid. One that sometimes comes off is the 2nd motherboard power connector. Because you aren't seeing the blue LED, I think it might be that connector. The motherboard has one 24 or 26 pin power connector and one simple 4 pin connector. The 4 pin is usually in a corner near the processor. Take a look at that to see if your motherboard is getting all of the power it needs. If everything is connected properly and your monitor isn't the problem, the new power supply you ordered could fix the problem. I hope this helps!

Apr 15, 2011 | HP Pavilion a6750f PC PC Desktop

1 Answer

Compaq presario desktop sr1503wm fan at rear of cpu box won't turn. can it be fixed or replaced? apparently the other fan is overworking and causing a loud buzzing which goes off and on again every few...


If it is the fan in the power supply, replace the power supply.
The case fan is easily replaced. Measure it (in mm) and purchase a new one. The standard fan is usually 40 mm, I think.

Oct 07, 2010 | HP Compaq Presario SR1503wm PC Desktop

1 Answer

I had two bad PC's One would not power up. Thought power supply. Took out identical power supply from the other bad PC. Still would not power up. I fiqured bad mother board. Put the power supply back into...


Ensure the power supply at the wall is good, ensure all plugs of power supply are plugged into Mobo, especially the CPU pwr supply if it has one. You really need to know 100% if the power supply you are using is good. If so and absolutely no boot. HDD activity then I would first suspect ram then CPU then mobo. Simply remove / replace ram, sometimes fixes them.

Nov 30, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

2 Answers

How to connect power supply to intel desktop board of d845wn


hmm strange question but you cant really get it wrong you plug the 20 pin conector from the power supply into the board then plug the little 4pin block which is on a diffrent cable into the little 4 pin block on the motherboard there all shaped to fit the conections so you cant get them wrong

Sep 24, 2009 | Intel Desktop Board D845WN Motherboard

1 Answer

Packard Bell F9150 desktop power supply


open your cpu cover .
Then check your power led on motherbord blink or not also reattcha ll connection to motherbord.
check your smps fan is movinh when you switch on.
May be you have to change smps it is square box from with you attch power code.

Jul 17, 2009 | Computers & Internet

4 Answers

PC monitor warning error of PC entering power saving mode


1 some time we can get same problem in cpu fan error . look your cpu fan fitting is lose or not? and change afan to check once time. thanks (nepal)

Jul 13, 2009 | HP Pavilion a450n PC Desktop

2 Answers

Dell OptiPlex GX520 PC Desktop Problem


An Amber blinking power button indicates a low or missing voltage problem. This can be caused by a defective power supply or a defective motherboard. Just to make sure that nothing else is causing the problem, remove any PCI cards like modem, video card, sound card, etc... Remove the memory modules and disconnect cables to CD/DVD drives. Look at the USB ports to see if any are damaged.


Your responses are intended to improve the level of service provided. Please rate your experience.
Thank You.

Sep 04, 2008 | Dell OptiPlex GX520 PC Desktop

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

47 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...