Cant get my pc to power back on

By corpsegrinder26
Dec 23, 2006
  1. Its my friends computer its a compaq presario 5000 I was putting in a second memory card and i cleaned the pc out and put it in. I had unplugged everything before hand and turned it off but when i put all the connections back together and tryed to turn it on it powerd up with all fans and everything for about half a second then went back off and havent came back on yet? what should i do and what could it be exactly?
  2. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Sounds like an electrical problem. Are you sure there is no electrical short anywhere? Like with metal accidentally touching the motherboard somewhere?
  3. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Moved to the proper forum.

    But I agree something is up. Maybe take everything back out and reseat it again.

    :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
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