My Desktop PC went out when my apartment building had some sort of power surge. Now when I try to turn it back on it just flashes it's orange power light and the Blue "G" button. I can hear it trying to turn on but, as soon as I let the button go it stops.
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The computer is receiving electrical power, but an internal power problem may exist,Ensure that the processor power cable is securely connected to the system board,.It sounds like it may have had a power surge and may have burned something in your board.. You could try removing RAM unhooking everything hard drive cd drive un plug machine, hold power button till you see the amber light go out. reverse installing everything after it has sat for awhile and try to reboot
are you using a surge protectorif so turn of then turn back on.or uplug pc from power hold power button for 5 secounds the plug back into power and see if pc has reset itself. let us know how you got on .cheers DT
It's likely that your power supply has started to go out. There are several different leads with varying voltages & amps. If your computer is getting enough power to make a light flash yellow or orange then this often means that there is something wrong with one or more of the voltages from the power supply. Sometimes it means that something is wrong with your motherboard. Like: burned out capacitors, resistors, & etc.
try removing all power cables of your computer that are connected to the surge protector. reset the surge protector. wait for about 5 minuets before you turn on the surge protector. then plug all cables that your remove from your computer the turn on the computer.
most surge protectors have some sort of on/off switch and a reset button. If there was a surge then you would need to pres the reset button to get the surge protector to function again. If there was no surge then try using the on/off switch on the surge protector to see if that helps. Also try simply unplugging the power cord from the back of the desktop while the computer is turned off. This will sometime also help.
Unplug it from power.Pull the side cover to check for burnt smell or burnt spots on your board modem or power supply. Unplug the power suppy from the board, unplug the hard drive .
Then plug it all up again , put the cover back on it .Plug power cords back up and try it again.If you get no where after this the surge knocked out your power supply or hard drive or board. Always use a good surge protector on all computers and printer and copiers.