Pc wont turn on

By andrew mcfadden ยท 4 replies
Mar 6, 2016
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  1. My desktop wont switch on when I press the button,I have tested the CPU and it works ok,
    any help would be appreciated,

    regards to all.
    Andrew
     
  2. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing. Posts: 3,000   +653

    Check connections from wall outlet, thru to PSU. If UPS is there a battery charge issue? Is PSU on? Does the fan in PSU spin?

    Need much more information to give help beyond that. History of the problem - how it developed - does it beep? - does it flash an LED? - what tests have you done and what results?

    History of the machine - maker & model for PSU, motherboard, CPU, video card, etc - what OS?

    Alternatively, check this video, it is good approach:
     
  3. Technician

    Technician TS Addict Posts: 677   +114

    Did the circuit breaker trip and shut off the power to the outlet?
     
  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 7,667   +413

    Is there a switch on the back of the pc that needs to be turned on? That happened to me years ago.
     
  5. Technician

    Technician TS Addict Posts: 677   +114

    The power supply switch, next to the cord that plugs in.
    Good, thought, I try that after ensuring the wall has power in it. :)
     

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