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Windows 7: Computer shut of and wont turn on.

10 Aug 2012   #1
Hallon

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Computer shut of and wont turn on.

Hi, today my computer turned off randomly and i cant get it to start again.
When i try to turn it on the fans doesen't start but a blue light in my computer is on as usual. Its like the computer is on, exept the fans. My monitor isent responding either.
This have happened a few times this week but i have had it going again after i have turned the power source of and on. Could it be something with the smart fan?
And if, how to i turn it on/off without starting the computer.

Sorry for my bad knowlegde.


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10 Aug 2012   #2
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Given what you have told us, my first instinct is that the power supply has failed.

This would be particularly true if you can disconnect the power cord from the power supply for a while (15-30 minutes) and then when you plug it back in the PC will start. That is a classic symptom of a bad capacitor.

If you have not been getting any system errors, warnings, or any other indications of a failing device then I would first try replacing the power supply.

If you can borrow one from another computer to test with that would be best.
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10 Aug 2012   #3
Hallon

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hallon View Post
Hi, today my computer turned off randomly and i cant get it to start again.
When i try to turn it on the fans doesen't start but a blue light in my computer is on as usual. Its like the computer is on, exept the fans. My monitor isent responding either.
This have happened a few times this week but i have had it going again after i have turned the power source of and on. Could it be something with the smart fan?
And if, how to i turn it on/off without starting the computer.

Sorry for my bad knowlegde.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TVeblen View Post
Given what you have told us, my first instinct is that the power supply has failed.

This would be particularly true if you can disconnect the power cord from the power supply for a while (15-30 minutes) and then when you plug it back in the PC will start. That is a classic symptom of a bad capacitor.

If you have not been getting any system errors, warnings, or any other indications of a failing device then I would first try replacing the power supply.

If you can borrow one from another computer to test with that would be best.
I tryed that, it dident work.. or what do you mean with changing the power supply?
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10 Aug 2012   #4
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Mmmm. Let me guess - this is a laptop?

Changing the power supply applies to a desktop computer. It is the literal removal of the old power supply unit and replacing it with a new one. Not applicable if you have a laptop.

A laptop uses a battery and an external power supply/charger. The symptom you describe can be caused by a failing battery. To test, remove the battery from the laptop and plug in the PS/charger and see if it will run that way.

If it does then you need a new battery.
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10 Aug 2012   #5
Hallon

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

It isen't a laptop. Sorry for my bad knowlegde of computers, this is just driving me insane You mean the little box in the corner of the inside? Where the powercable is connected to?
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10 Aug 2012   #6
Hallon

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

They are both laptop thing? I still dont have a laptop.
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10 Aug 2012   #7
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Yes, in a desktop computer the power supply is typically here:

Computer shut of and wont turn on.-capture-1.jpg

And a typical power supply looks like this:

Computer shut of and wont turn on.-capture-2.jpg

However, given your lack of knowledge concerning PC hardware I would strongly advise you to find someone who has done this kind of thing before, or take the PC to a repair shop. Replacing a power supply is relatively easy, but there are a lot of connections that have to be made just so.


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10 Aug 2012   #8
Hallon

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Thank you, i will probebly give it to a repair shop as you said. But i might look into changing the power supply if i find another.
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10 Aug 2012   #9
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Please fill in completely your ((My System Specs)) it will help us help you.
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10 Aug 2012   #10
Hallon

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Dont realy know what all this is but yeah here it is:
Kab CM Elite 341 Inet
CPU Core i3 2100
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MK MSI H67EMA-E45
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PSU Corsair CX 500W
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