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Will not turn on

My tower will not turn on.  I have made sure all things are connected and the power source is good.  what do I do?  Is it dead?

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Did it work before? IF yes Dell put this little strip of lights in the back of the machine that should light up and also on the motherboard. If nothing lights up and it is the original parts it may be the powersupply or motherboard

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Compaq Presario SR2020NX will not turn on at all. Any ideas, people?


ah a tower

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at power up should be a beep
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How do I find if my iPod touch battery is dead?


<p>When the iPod touch battery dies, you cannot do anything with the device. You will receive a warning on the screen of the iPod touch, when 5 percent of the battery turns on the device. Connect the device to a power source as soon as possible to load and prevent the battery goes dead. When the battery dies, the unit will shut down and will be connected to a power and charged before you can use <br /> <p><br /> <p>1. Press the iPod touch "Sleep / Wake" button, located along the upper side of the machine. If your iPod does not care, this is an indicator that the battery is dead. <br /> <p><br /> <p>2. Connect a charging cable to charge your iPod and connect the USB cable to a power of high power. High-power USB ports directly on your computer tower or, if the hardware usually found in the tower on the monitor, the monitor itself. The iPod touch screen shows a big red battery icon on the far left of the icon, indicating that the battery was empty. <br /> <p><br /> <p>3. Press the "Sleep / Wake" to see if the iPod is connected. If so, check the battery life, looking at the battery icon in the upper right corner of the screen. When the icon appears white, the battery is full when the icon is half black, the battery is almost dead, and if the battery is almost dead, you will receive a warning. If the iPod does not start, the battery is completely dead. In this case, your iPod into electronics store and have the battery replaced. <br />

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The power light wont turn off


Does the PC turn off at all or just not the light. If it's just the power light on the tower, Check the connections between the tower to the motherboard and make sure they didn't get moved when the power supply got replaced.

Apr 18, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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Computer wont turn on


Make sure the tower is getting power. There will be a green light on the back of the tower where the power cord goes. Make sure the cord is snug and that it is securely plugged in to your power source - I'm hoping it is a power surge strip and in which case, make sure the surge strip didn't get unplugged or turned off. If you have it plugged directly in to the wall then make sure that outlet has power by plugging something else in to it that you know works. After doing all of this, make check to see if there is a light on the back of your pc. If not, unplug the power from the back of the tower, wait 30 seconds at least, and then plug it back in. Hit the power button on the front just once, if it doesn't power up, press and hold the button in for a 2 seconds and release. If that doesn't work, your power supply may have gone bad. That happens from time to time. Good luck, hope this helps!

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Monitor turned on before at system startup with power button on tower now it does not


check whether the power on your monitor is turned on, check power connections from power source to see if it hasn't pulled out slightly... make sure they're all pushed in properly

Jun 20, 2012 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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NO Post test beep.- no boot screen


Could be a dead PSU, mother board or CPU to me.

First check the power source, are all connections good and switches on.

Assuming so, are there any led's lit anywhere on the tower when you turn it on or any fans turning other than the PSU fan.

If there are no fans, including the PSU, then the PSU has failed, if there are fans and led's lit then turn it off, remove power source, remove the cover and check whether the PSU is properly connected to the mother board properly (Large multi-pin plug) if it is connected properly,

After this, you need proper test equipment.

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Hello, Last night I shut down my Dell E510 desktop - the proper way - by going to the start menu, shut down, turn power off. Then, today, I pressed the power button on the front of my tower and...


This sounds like a definite power issue. This means that the problem could range from being as simple as the power button itself not working/disconnected to the power supply being dead.

Things to try:

1. Have the side of your computer open and press the power button. Notice if any fans start to move or anything that happens.

2. Do you notice the Hard drive light flashing at all when turning on?

3. Has anyone else been using or been close in proximity to the computer that could have bumped it, causing something to come loose?

4. ONLY if you feel competent enough, check the cable connections inside the computer. Make sure to disconnect from the wall for 30 seconds and reconnect before touching any cables inside. Leaving the cable connected allows the computer case itself to act as a ground to prevent static shock.

Good luck!

Dec 23, 2010 | Dell Dimension E510 PC Desktop

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After press push buttom , power not on , fan not on ... as dead


It might be the power supply that is dead or motherboard or together.

1. Try to disconnect all the connection at the back of your computer tower then press the power button of your computer for 15 seconds to drain the remaining power.

2. Reconnect only the power button and the monitor cable then turn it back on. (If the same thing happened go to step 4 if not go to step 3)

3. ( From step 2 ) If it turned back on, most probably the problem is one of the devices that you just disconnected is causing the problem. Try to reconnect then one-by-one and each time you connect them turn on your computer, let's check if it's gonna turn on or not, just proceed until you finish connecting all of the device or until you pin point the root cause of the issue.

4. (From step 2 ) If it didn't turn on, Open up your computer tower and reseat the video card, then turn on the computer

5. If still the same problem, remove your hard drive and turn on your computer, if it turned on, meaning that the hard drive might be the problem, if not, just put it back in

6. If still the same problem, remove the memories from your computer, if you have more than one memory installed remove them all, test the first memory to the 1st slot and to other slots one-by-one, see if it turned on. Test the second memory and so on, to the 1st slot and so on. Do it only with one memory testing each memory.

7. Reseat the power cord coming from the power supply, the 21 pin and also the small one that is plugged into your motherboard,

8. Reseat the CPU

9. If all of those things failed, most probably that the power supply is causing the problem. it's also possible that the motherboard is affected, I hope not.

Jan 13, 2010 | Dell Dimension 1100 PC Desktop

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I have a Emachine W3650 And it wont start up what do i need to do ?


If it's completely dead when you turn it on, you probably have a bad power supply. They're fairly easy to replace and not too expensive unless it's proprietary to your machine, some are. Most towers will take a universal type power supply.
Also make sure it's plugged into a good power source, power strips and things can be flaky at times.

Mar 05, 2009 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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No power


it depends if your computer is under warranty. it is some kinda expensive to fix since its the power source thats been affected. better bring it immediately to a computer technician or your computer manufacturer if it is still under warranty. also it depends if the computer monitor has been affected also.. if it is only the main computer tower you can just buy a new computer tower and have it set up with your monitor.

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