Computer won't turn on, help

By thebluebucket
Jan 15, 2010
  1. About a few days ago i was playing a game on my computer then it froze so i had to manually shut if down by unplugging it .

    And now it wont turn on at all , whenever i press the power button a green light just blinks and dies . I checked inside the computer and all there was inside was a little green light in the motherboard . No fan no nothing . I tried removing graphics card , hard drive and reconnecting everything , cleaned everything and it still wont boot .

    Im new to this forum by the way , so please tell me if im doing anything wrong :)
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    We need to know the brand and model, as well as age, and configuration including operating sytem, cable connections, switches, batteries...
  3. thebluebucket

    thebluebucket TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Oh sure

    Computer is Hp compaq dx2200 Microtower

    Nvidia en9800 gt 512MB
    1 Gig DDR2 ram ( two 512Mb sticks )
    80 Gb hdd
    500watt PSU
    Intel Pentium 4 Processor 3.06ghz
    Windows XP professional

    and its around 3 years old
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    sounds like your PSU died. Read the NO POST guides in the guides forum.
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