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System will not turn on after i put into restart mode to let some updates install

I got home saturday morning and use my computer about four hours after work, when i got ready to read my e-mail some of them did not show completly. this happens with aol so I did what I nomally do is set it to restart. I lay down for a while, my wife wanted to use the computer to play a game. She woke me and told me the computer would not turn back on. I immediately thought that the power cord had pop the circuit breaker, but this was not the case because when i got up and looked the moniter and the speakers lights were still on. Next I took off the case and looked at the power supply for the system, but the light was still on for the motherboard so it was still being supplyed power. the only thing I could think of was the switch. I took off the front case and try it manually. that did not work either. I use a set of jumper wires to by pass the switch and it still did not come on. I'm at a lost now any othere things that I could try STLChange for St Louis . It a e-machine T2984 intel celeron I brought about 5 years ago.

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  • afgrider May 15, 2008

    Every time i turn on my computer (emachines) it turns on for a second and shuts off but the pc stays on while the moniter turns off. i tried to change the battery, check the cords, power supple, the switch, nothing worked.

  • choochoopj Dec 07, 2008

    I removed the power supply and shorted pins 13 black and 14 green together. This is on the big connector coming out of the power supply. This will start the power supply. Measure the gray pin 8. It should be +5vdc. Pin 8 @ 5 volts is telling the mother board that the output voltages are ok. As expected mine was ok . So I guess the board is toast. I also tried shorting out the power on pins 8 + 6 on the header. And just to be sure tried a different PS.

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I will try this thanks STLchange

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Try changing the CMOS battery on the Motherboard.

Let me know if this helps.
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