Well, I had a problem similar to someone else's. I was going on vacation and instead of unplugging it I decided to just turn off the power surge protector it was plugged into. When I came back and turned it on, the computer did not start up. Instead it only flickered on and then died. All three of the fans flickered on for that moment too. The monitor works (but, of course, says its in power-saving mode.) I tried unplugging it and putting it back in, which did not work. Then I plugged it into the wall instead, which also did not work. Then I switched cords just to be sure, and it made it worse. When I pressed the power button now, the power kept flickering on and off on its own. I looked up a solution on Fixya and found a solution that had worked for the person who had the similar problem. It said to remove the battery, wait a minute, and put it back in. I thought I had to unplug the computer first. When I replaced the battery and plugged the computer back in, the green light on the inside and on the back did not turn on,signifying that the computer wasn't getting power. I bought two new 'Medical' batteries that were the same 2032 type and tried them, but to no avail. Now the green lights turn on when it is plugged in, but the power button has no effect. I don't know what to do now, obviosly. Is there still hope for this thing?
You can try unplug the pc open the case and take out the power supply connection from the mother board wait a while and put it back in and try another power outlet and try it on a ups if u have one. or try unplugging all the components at the back of the pc connecting back only the mouse,keyboard and monitor and try it. then, if that does not work try removing the cpu and place it firmly back into the slot or socket also the memory. GOOD LUCK!!
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Go to your control panel and then "user accounts". at the bottom of the window that pops up there should be one or two accounts ... yours and possibly a guest account. Make sure your account says "computer administrator" Chances are you have another account name there for someone else in your home. That person may be set as the Computer Administrator? You can turn the Guest account off if you have no use for it.
Okay, When going away most people empty the tank completely. When returning you must start it as if brand new out of the box. Follow the MFR's instructions for an initial fill and heating.
Some don't empty but just unplug just as you did. Places like Arizona with very low humidity can dry out or lower the tank water where the heating element is not in water. This element will overheat and trip out the thermal fuse.
**Another scenario is the empty unit was plugged in and heating while someone was going to get the water. Over heat then blows fuse.
** The "Vacation" switch is very visible so you probably have tried it already and you have already checked the outlet and breakers. Still looks like a thermal fuse problem.
** Switches do go bad as they are turned on and off daily. Possible yours was bad before but never noticed as it was never turned off till on vacation.
** There are other possible scenarios but all point to a thermal fuse, thermal limit, blown fuse, switch, Heater element, or cut wire (Mice). All are electrical problems and require a MFR tech. Contact your vendor or MFR for service.
*Have a safe New Year, Aloha! ukeboy57
Try using a different AC power adapter. It sounds like the laptop is not getting the proper power or not getting any at all. Have you taken out the battery and tried to power the computer on while plugged in? Also, take a pen or something similar and see if the DC jack (place on the laptop where the power cord plugs in) moves or appears loose.
There's no other reset function. If a reset (unplugging) does not correct it, it will need to be repaired.
If it's less than one year old, it should be fully covered under warranty.
I'd suggest contacting the manufacturer to get it fixed free.GE Customer Service is here.
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I would suspect a blown fuse or the magnetron;s thermal cutout / thermal fuse.
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This could be a corrupt bios or a low cmos battery, follow instructions.
Take the right hand side panel off the pc.
Look for a disc shaped 3V watch type battery and replace (Very cheap)
Look on the motherboard and reset the bios at the 'JBAT1' terminal put jumper(little plastic cap) from pins 1-2 to pins 2-3 for a few seconds then back to pins 1-2.
Restart pc and enter bios when prompted(or press F2 or DEL on startup) to set time and date, save settings and Exit bios.
It should now boot ok.