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by R. A friend of mine was in the same situation, and the same solution helped him. He was finally able to get it into the BIOS so he could change the boot choices to CD. Getting blue screen memory dumps on shutdown, and hanging after seeing the "Starting Windows" screen on startup. http://magicnewspaper.com/computer-won-39-t/computer-reboot-turns-into-broken-computer.html

Get downloadable ebooks for free! You might also try starting it with no ram installed. I assume that something got fried but this has never happened to me before. If it doesn't fully POST, my first go-to is to cycle the RAM and go from there.

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In my experience (verified through numerous studies, iirc), macs are much more likely to reboot after a storm surge where as a PC sorta, well, see comment (s) above. Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:

Go check your email! I couldn't find any good info online...emailed Corsair but who knows how long I'll have to wait for them to reply.I would like the PSU fan to spin all the time...Thanks. Computer won't boot up after power outage nexuslotusOct 7, 2010, 12:24 AM After electrical power outage, my computer won't boot up.Here are the symptoms I have noticed.1) When I power on,

I also thought having stuff plugged into a surge protector was supposed to, you know, protect from power surges. Motherboard Failure It makes sense to replace the power supply and memory cards because they're inexpensive. Google it, it is a very quick test which will tell you if your PSU is working or not, without the need for another spare PSU around. Power Surge Computer Wont Turn On C.Dark.DN View Public Profile Find More Posts by C.Dark.DN Haman Karn Member (09-26-2010, 10:31 AM) Quote #29 Every time the power goes out, I have to flip the power switch off

Or is it for cool down? Lightning Strike Computer Problems Be safe and careful if you do it the ghetto way and manually short it. to him and post what I finally find out. Personal Computers...

Servizio View Public Profile Send a private message to Servizio Find More Posts by Servizio Hylian7 Member (09-26-2010, 09:45 AM) Quote #26 Originally Posted by Soneet Why is this advice always Power Surge Computer Problems During the storm I wasn't using my PC, I turned it off, kept it plugged in the power bar, APC Home/Office Surge Arrest...but I flipped the switch which I later realized CPU or Motherboard. Moved the jumpers and didn't tell?

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Won't turn on at all any more. lol, i'm asking cause i had a user's psu go "pfft" but would still turn on the PC components. Something may have happened to either your graphics cards or your bios. Is this a myth or does a computer (or any electronic) actually change in those 30 minutes? How To Tell If Your Computer Was Struck By Lightning

Is this a myth or does a computer (or any electronic) actually change in those 30 minutes? Reply to Gekko Shadow tx-joseOct 7, 2010, 10:59 PM I recommend like stated above. Therefore they give no indication if the PSU can support the full system load. But as I mentioned above I actually use the worse computer more.

Csumm gave you the correct advice. Computer Psu If you're comfortable working with electronics, you'll be able to change the power supply because on most models it simply mounts to the frame with four screws from the outside and Originally Posted by Soneet Why is this advice always given?

Unless all 3 RAM were fried at the same time, this test failed.

That is why they will not turn back on by themselves when power is restored. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. He also asked me about our power hook-ups, which consisted of everything being plugged into an old (and rather lame) power strip, with a faded and blinking power switch. Surge Protector Stoney Mason View Public Profile Find More Posts by Stoney Mason chuckddd Fear of a GAF Planet (09-25-2010, 06:50 PM) Quote #6 Step one.

We have a HP Pavilion p6110yd with Windows 7. dejay View Public Profile Send a private message to dejay Find More Posts by dejay Servizio I don't really need a tag, but I figured I'd get one to make people But before I purchase a new motherboard, there is one thing I have not tried. http://magicnewspaper.com/computer-won-39-t/computer-will-not-reboot.html I keep pressing the power on button and nothing happens...

Not likely to happen, but it has =P.