Computer wont power up

By acefsj
Jul 21, 2008
  1. Turned of my computer last night went to turn it on this morning and nothing happens.
  2. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    The first simple checks:

    Does anything work when plugged into that wall outlet?

    If you open the side of the case (usually left hand side looking at the comp) is there a green light on the mobo (many times at the bottom of the case area).

    Any fans start at all?

    Have you made any hardware/software changes recently and do you run a GOOD AV?

  3. acefsj

    acefsj TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 95

    I have a compaq presario sr 1334nx i did the trouble shooting steps from the website and found that i get the error message which is the green flashing light on the power supply when i plug it into the mobo with the atx cable so now is that going to be the cable or the mobo how can i find out. I know now it has to do with the atx cable or connector on the mobo
  4. ScRibE

    ScRibE TS Rookie Posts: 25

    Try to use a different/working power supply. If your comp. does not work then we can assume something is wrong with the mobo.
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