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PC doesn't turn on!

By Noesje ยท 11 replies
Apr 4, 2008
  1. Can someone please help me?

    I did everything that I could..I bought a new motherboard and ups, my powe supply has been checked by 2 proffesionals and still my pc doesn't turn on..

    When I bring it to an professional it just turns on like that, but at my home ( I already checked the electricity, it was checked by an professionsal) but still I think tehre is a ghost in my house :suspiciou can someone please help me?????
  2. woody1191

    woody1191 TS Rookie Posts: 572

    Maybe you could try plugging it in a different part of your house preferably in a socket that you know works maybe a socket where your TV is plugged in or a Lamp. The socket you are using maybe damaged in some way.
  3. Noesje

    Noesje TS Rookie Topic Starter


    I think I will try that indeed..although an elictrician came and measured the electricity..( i dont know how to say it in english)

    But I will try it..

    Thanks for the advice..
  4. Tedster

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

  5. Noesje

    Noesje TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes I did

    If you've read my message thoroughly than you would have noticed that I already tried everything.

    Also that an electrician came to my house to look if my electricity is grounded, my powersupply, is new, my motherboard and my UPS!

    So what can be wrong?? It's not the electricity nor my computer, AND I already brought my pc for 2 professionals!!

    Asked al the electricians and ICT'rs that I know..so..

    please bother to read my answer the next time!
  6. Tedster

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

    if you read my guide, it would say break it down to the most simple of components. ram, mobo, power supply, and graphics card.

    if you do not get a post, you have a hardware issue.
  7. woody1191

    woody1191 TS Rookie Posts: 572

    If youv'e tryed a different socket, then as Tedster has suggested check your Hardware.
    Check to make sure the mentioned Hardware is connected properly all wires are connected and the RAM and Graphics card are seated correctly.
    And if possible even though you said you had your PSU checked try a different PSU.
  8. Noesje

    Noesje TS Rookie Topic Starter

    different socket

    I did check the other socket, but still it wouldn't turn on.

    Today I put another power supply, i will look if I have the same problem tomorrow.

    All the wires have also been checked. And nobody here knows what it is.

    It almost look likes my computer doesn't want me turning it on..Cause really I already checked everything.

    I will look tomorrow..

    Thank You for your help..
  9. woody1191

    woody1191 TS Rookie Posts: 572

    Spooky there maybe Ghosts :) (I don't believe in them)
  10. Noesje

    Noesje TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Didn't mention the hardware

    Sorry, also my hardware is checked 3 times already, also the Ram etc..

    We checked the wiring the cards everything..Also the hardware..

    If I bring it to the computer specialist, it works good, without him fixing it.
    But if I bring it home it doesn't want to work.

    And my electricity is indeed grounded..we already checked that..
    And I checked the other sockets..
  11. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,103   +422

    Could you list your components? It might help someone to suggest something.
  12. Noesje

    Noesje TS Rookie Topic Starter


    Ok so my language of origin is dutch so the computer terms of hardware etc are a little difficult for me.

    This is what happened:
    I bought my pc not so long ago.
    After that I moved from my house to another apartment..ot was still working and after that I moved another 2 times. In 2 months time or so..

    When I moved to my new home the computer was still working..

    After a few weeks..it didn't turn on at all. So I sent it back to the place where I bought it.
    They said it was my motherboard, so I bought a new one. And my CD drive wasn't working either so I also bouht a new one for it.

    Ok they repaired my PC.
    When I got it, it did turn on, but next day I got the same problem..

    So I decided that to bring it for another company because I didn't trust the one I bought it from.

    He took a look at it (the guy from the other company) and it turned on without doing a thing. So he suggested that my electricity can be a problem. So I bought an UPS.

    So after I brought my PC home again and again it was working oK, but the next morning I had the same problem again and when i wanted to turn it on, I felt the electricity on my hand..(I don't know how to say it in english) the electricity slapped me...?

    So The guy came to my house took a look at my electricity if it was grounded. And it was..

    So he took the computer back to his company and again he didn't do anything and it turned on.

    So he suggested that maybe it is my power supply so I got that for free..a new one cause he made me see that it was nor the power supply (still I got the new one) nor my hard drive, he checked the cables, my RAM and everything..I saw that also..

    He said there were ghost in my house, because he couldn't find anything wrong with it..

    I also asked the ICT manager from my company, explained these problems and he also didn't know what the problem is..

    Same as the guy who sold the computer for me..

    Ok But now I am here..

    I got my computer back today, with the new power supply and it did turn on..
    I hope it stays like this..and tomorrow morning I hope it will turn on again..

    Because it always turned on in the evening, but next day :dead:

    So I hope its ok now..
    I will take a look at it tomorrow morning..
    Thank You for your help..
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