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Desktop will not start

By Ducky911
Jul 29, 2011
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  1. Help...

    I unpluged by mistake, at the wall, my computor while it was on.

    Now It will not start.!!??!.......?

    When i try to start it the fan comes on but nothing else

    I have cleaned the inside and unpluged and repluged everything..no help

    The cd disks drives will not open...but if i unplug them they will open (?) I tryed to put a boot disk in cd drive but no help.

    I also removed ram and tryed to start ..no beeps

    Any thoughts power suppy motherboard??

    Thanks

    Bob
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Pull out the CMOS battery (silver coin-shaped battery on the motherboard) with the computer unplugged. Wait a minute and re-install the battery. Boot the computer and make sure the date and time are correct if the computer comes up
     
  3. Ducky911

    Ducky911 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks tryed that. No luck.

    Fan runs cpu fan runs ...two small lights on the front do not light up

    Light on cd is on but will not open unless i unplug the ribon plug on the back of cd


    Wondering if my switch is partially burt out? How to check. .?

    Or what else

    I thinking of getting a new computer and pulling the hard drive out and using it as a second one...important work info on hard drive...is that hard to do?

    Any help thanks

    Bob
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    "I'm thinking of getting a new computer and pulling the hard drive out and using it as a second one...important work info on hard drive...is that hard to do?"

    No it's not hard to do, but if you open your new computer and add a hard drive, you will void any warranty. The power supply is probably bad, even though the fan runs. Of course, it could be a bad motherboard, but power supplies are cheaper and easier to replace
     

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