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Opened the case, closed it and now computer won't turn on.

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    Andrew Freyne Apr 04, 2011

    Hi, I'm just wondering if you can provide further information. Is there any chance that when you was replacing the side of the case that you accidentally knocked or bumped something inside the pc? Did you touch anything on the motherboard? You can check that all the cables and connectors are firmly pushed in, make sure you ground yourself first before touching anything inside your pc and you do this by touching a metal port of the rear of your computer to release any static discharge on your fingers. Andrew

  • Michael Vincent Cruz Apr 05, 2011

    Did your install additional Ram/Memory on the computer?
    or maybe a video card?



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Try resetting the bios. Also make sure the jumper for case lock is off.

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