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Computer not turning on!!

By foreverzero89
Apr 13, 2007
  1. my freind has a compaq presario sr1403wm and after she turned it off and unplugged it for a storm and later she tried to turn it on and nothing, there is also a green flashing light on back so can anybody please help to turn it on!!!
     
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    read the no POST guide in the guides forum. I hope she had an UPS or a surge protector.
     
  3. foreverzero89

    foreverzero89 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 217

    the problem was found out. she lives ina condo and the power plug she was using for the computer is shared by several units and did not have enough power to power the comp so all she had to do was find a main ouitlet and the comp started just fine.
     
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    careful with that. Brownouts are lethal to computers. Her best advice is to find a better plug and use an UPS.
     
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