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  1. TheLuxslayer

    Question HP Eliteone 1000 G2 AIO - motherboard problem

    Hi guys I have a problem with my Eliteone AIO. I'm almost sure the problem is the motherboard. When I connect the PSU (HP TPC-AA501) an orange light in the back of the motherboard lights up. When pressing power on button nothing happens. Not a sound, a beep or anything at all. Already tried and...
  2. shawbicc

    Question Used Laptop not turning on ?

    I recently brought an HP Probook 440 G5 from my friend. The laptop had an issue of randomly shutting down. At first, it didn't happen a lot but in a few weeks, it really started to be a bother. The laptop would stay on for 10-15 minutes and then randomly shuts down without a warning, not even a...
  3. T

    Question Motherboard PWR Light is on but PC refuses to turn on ?

    Hi all, Yesterday I received a "new" (used) motherboard for my home server (based on 4th gen intel, as doesn't need to be high-end). The specs are as follows: - i5-4670 - ASUS B85M-E Motherboard (previously had MSI H81M-P33) - 16GB 1600MHz HYPERX Fury - 120GB Samsung SSD 2.5" - 500GB Seagate...
  4. Ashindra

    Question PC WONT TURN ON

    My Pc turned off by itself and now won’t turn on I have tried almost every possible solution but still not turning on. When just the mother board is plugged in to the PSU and all the other components are out, the motherboard seems to get power but none of the RGB lights turn on only the debug...
  5. raikuu123

    Question Motherboard LED is lit but won't turn on (not even with screwdriver) ?

    For some background info, I recently sent my old mobo for RMA and got this new motherboard because I kept getting a red q-led. Got this new motherboard and only plugged in my GPU, CPU, and ram. Worked just fine, so I put it in my case and then plugged in everything else. After finishing I turned...
  6. J

    Question PC not turning on, and there's a buzzing/sparky sound near the PSU ?

    Today I tried to turn my PC on, but pressing the power button doesn't do anything. I grabbed the power cord to push it in to make sure it wasn't loose, and there was a sparking/buzzing sound near it. Is this a power supply failure? I read that it might be the power supply shorting due to dust...
  7. kuj1o

    Question PC not booting nor turning on unless jumpstarted.

    Hello hardware community, I recently built a couple PC’s a couple weeks back and 2 of them with the same case are having the same issue. Both PC’s do not boot/black screen, and only start with a screwdriver not power button. What do i do? Most components are a little used or brand new and most...
  8. Sasha124

    Question Motherboard LED is on but pc not turning on?

    Hello everyone, The past couple of days, my pc has started taking longer to switch on once I press the power button (10-15 minutes). Today, I tried turning it on as usual but nothing happened. My motherboard's LED is on and flashing (I have no DEBUG led, just standard orange one) but neither my...
  9. K

    Question Old pc startup problems ( post beeps, sometimes goes through )

    Hello, got my hands on an old desktop pc with a celeron 400MHz and chaintech 6btm mobo. When I first powered it, all fans go online ( cpu and psu ), but the PC would make the POST beeps, a continuous siren ( long-short-repeat ). I've checked the capacitors, and they seem to be fine. I removed...
  10. fabimetal

    Question Second GPU not turning on after Windows update (22H2)

    Hi, I wish you can help me with this weird issue. I just downloaded the new Windows 11 Pro version 22H2, installed it and after the pc restarted I noticed my second gpu was not turned on, so I decided to turn off the pc and when I turned it on, the secondary gpu fans didn't start spinning...
  11. AspectSaber

    Question Computer fans spin for a second then nothing

    So I recently upgraded my office computer's power supply, and now when I put all of the cables back, the computer fans (CPU, GPU, and exhaust fan) spin for a second when I hit the power button, but stop and nothing happens. However the power supply light is on. Pressing the power button again...
  12. R

    Question Unplugging PC from wall outlet makes PC not POST unless I reset CMOS ?

    Hello, I appreciate you clicked on this post and I hope you can help me. Recently I upgraded my motherboard, cpu and added a 360 AIO. Everything works as expected but whenever I plug the pc out of the outlet (If theres thunder outside and so on...) The pc WON'T boot unless I take out my gpu...
  13. aBluescreen

    [SOLVED] Computer fans turning on but nothing else working

    About 2 weeks ago I finished building my new computer and it’s been working great. However, today when I try to turn it on it will briefly start running (couple seconds), then it restarts with only fans running and nothing else working (to clarify nothing is working before the restart either)...
  14. RetroGameReaper

    Question Dell G5 5090 not turning on

    Since yesterday, my PC hasn't powered on. It's a Dell G5 5090 desktop that I've had for two-ish years now. It was working fine the night before and then I turned it off to put an SSD in it (which I decided that I could do without), and never turned it back on once I put it back. When I plug it...
  15. parama3500

    Question PC doesn't turn on, fans at full speed, no POST and CPU LED on. Help!

    As I press the power button, not even it's LED turn on, however the fans spin at full speed (in a normal startup the fans are at full speed for a brief 2 seconds or so, except in my case they remain at full speed, probably indicating no POST) CPU LED on the mobo lights up with no video output...
  16. john1171

    [SOLVED] My desktop is shutting down randomly and only turns on after pressing ON button multiple times.What should I do?

    It is shutting down randomly after a blue screen showing Video TDR failure/ nvlddmkm.sys . And it is frustrating that it isn't turning on in one go. I have to try multiple times just to turn it on. The temperatures are fine and graphic drivers are latest. My system was working fine till 20th...
  17. L

    Question Only Surge Protector Powers on PC

    Problem: Every few weeks, the machine goes for several days consecutively no longer responding to the power button press in the morning, irregardless if it was shut down or asleep. The only way to turn on the PC is to flip the switch on the surge protector to OFF, then ON. When it is flipped to...
  18. P

    [SOLVED] Brand new add not working and old hhd

    I got fans and a ssd this Christmas and I put them in my pc but when I turned it on only my m.2 was showing not my 4tb hhd or 1tb ssd that I just got the hhd was working yesterday and I switched every cable but the sata cable could that be it ?
  19. Fire_Mace

    [SOLVED] HELP, i built my GF a PC a few months ago and its was working fine, now its not turning on. Motherboard LEDs glow but its not turning on ?

    When the power button is pressed on the front the light flashed red and didn't turn on. We have already tried reseating the PWR case cable on the motherboard. Im just hoping its not my fault and we could fix this over a discord call together without me going and taking it back. System Specs...
  20. coocolad

    [SOLVED] Need some help diagnosing my PC’s issue!

    A while back my PC started this trend where after playing a game for a while suddenly it would get super laggy and the FPS would drop to an unplayable level, naturally I figured it was throttling and needed some TLC cleaning- unfortunately this did not fix the issue. I decided to factory wipe...
  21. T

    [SOLVED] My PC isn't turning on all of a sudden

    Hello. My PC was working fine yesterday night, today in the morning when I tried to turn it on, it isn't. The casing fans turn on and the GPU lights are on but the power button lights (lights around the power button) is not on, the processor fan isn't running. There's a red light on the...
  22. artavasdes

    Question PC Shuts Off Immediatly After Turning On

    I recently built a new pc, the specs are as follows: CPU: ryzen 7 3700x Mobo: Gigabyte X570 wifi pro PSU: Thor Platinum 1200 watt Asus Gpu: 5500xt RAM: Crucial Ballistix 4x 8gb 4000mhz When I press the power switch, it turns on for a millisecond then shuts off. Evey time I try to turn it on it...
  23. Andyboo

    [SOLVED] why won’t my monitors, keyboard, and mouse turn on

    Last night i updated my windows, graphics card, and malwarebytes. I then restarted my computer, however, when it turned back on, my monitors did not show the windows screen, my USB keyboard and mouse did not turn on either. the only thing that i could turn on was my USB headphones. I have a Asus...
  24. Puny

    [SOLVED] My Pc Doesnt Turn On Even After I Unplug The Power Cable

    I recently bought this pc, and when i got it, it had the same problem. However, over time it has been getting worse. I have to unplug and plug in the power cable multiple times until it actually turns on. I switched psu's and its still giving me the same problem. A few minutes ago, when i plug...
  25. W

    [SOLVED] Computer shut off and won’t turn on

    Hi all, I recently was browsing chrome on my computer when it shut off randomly and hasn’t turned on since. I got warranty on my PSU thinking that was the issue and it wasn’t. I then sent back to PCCasegear (The retailer I brought the items from) my CPU, Motherboard and RAM. They ended up...
  26. itsNecx

    [SOLVED] Computer shutting down randomly during games and won't turn back on for a while. I cant figure out what is wrong.

    My PC is about 7 months old at the time of this post and my PC has started to act up quite frequently when I play games. The issue started a few days ago when I kicked the switch on the power outlet extension effectively shutting down my computer. It wouldn't turn on for a while after and I...
  27. ro101

    [SOLVED] Computer shows no signs of power

    Hello Everyone, I just built a PC a couple hours ago (AMD ryzen 2600, Gigabyte B450M DS3H, 16gb Corsair vengeance ram, 1650 EVGA, 600W Thermaltake PSU, Cooler Master q300L) and when clicking the power button it will not turn on. No fans move, and no signs of power. I did the paperclip test on...
  28. ryeann

    [SOLVED] Computer won't start fans spin fine

    So, my computer stopped working a couple weeks ago. Initially it seemed like the motherboard was the problem as nothing would happen and it wouldn't even POST so I bought a new one and now it does, and power runs through the system as the fans are running but now I get a black screen. I figured...
  29. B

    [SOLVED] Desktop PC switched off and produced faint burning cables/plastic smell

    Hey team, my good old hardy PC is having trouble and I am hoping that you can help. I left the PC idle after taking a pause from playing Civilisation VI, and when I came back I found it shut down and noticed a faint smell of burnt plastic/cables. I gave it a clean from dust and tried switching...
  30. C

    Question Computer doesn't turn on when it has 4 ram sticks in it but with 2 it's ok

    CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor MOBO: Prime Z370-A RAM: CORSAIR VENGEANCE RGB PRO 32GB (4x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz C16 LED Desktop Memory- White OS: Windows 10 I have already updated the bios, manually lowered the dram frequency, and enabled XMP, but nothing worked. I've already tried changing...
  31. P

    Question Asus Prime B450MA not turning on

    My pc is working fine until after I cleaned it. Removed the dust and all, then put it back as is, now it won't turn on. All wires are properly connected and there's an indicator that there's a power in MOBO (lit). Been trying to figure out what happened. Anyone knows some work around?
  32. P

    [SOLVED] Motherboard LED turns on but nothing else

    So I have just put together everything together for my new gaming pc, apart from the gpu but I don't think thats the issue. When I turned on my computer to test if everything is working,the only thing that happened was that the motherboard LED turned on. Nothing else turned on in the PC. I don't...
  33. Chrisjhill

    Question Acer Aspire VN7-591G Not charging or powering on after taking apart to dust

    Hi everyone, I really need some good advice here. I've been looking all over every forum I can find and it seems like anyone else with the same issue doesn't get much response. As titles states, took apart my laptop just to clean the dust out since it had been a while and my performance was...
  34. T

    Question PC build not working (no fans or leds on)

    I have a Ryzen 3 1200, a MSI armour rx 570 8GB and an MSI B450-A Pro. I have built it all now and plugged it in and nothing works. When I click BIOS Flashback is flashes white three times but still nothing happens. Please help. (I am very new to all this and I don’t really know what I’m talking...
  35. B

    Question Can a magnet kill my power supply?

    A few weeks ago, my PC was working perfectly. No problems. Until we moved the room around and moved the PC to another corner of the room. It worked fine still, used it over the weekend for assignments. It wasn't until a week later after not using it for a while, it wasn't turning on at all. I...
  36. J

    Question Alienware Aurora ALX Not Turning On

    I haven an alienware aurora alx with an i7 930 24 gbs of ram and i put a gtx1070 in it to test it and it wont turn on only the lights over the motherboard and hard drive cages turn on could it be a motherboard issue?
  37. C

    Question PC turning on and straight back off, repetitively.

    So I hadn't used my PC in a while but before that it was in good working order. Now when I try turning it on, it starts to boot up for about a second then switches back off. Without pressing the on button it will do this repetitively until I cut the power. The specs for my system are as...
  38. J

    Question Motherboard power cable looks melted, not sure what to do next

    I’m building a server with a SuperMicro motherboard, 2 sticks of ECC ram, and a Xeon CPU. I just got all the components in, but when I turned it on, something wasn’t right. The BMC led was blinking green and normal, but the power led wasn’t on at all and the CPU fan wasn’t spinning. So I shut it...
  39. quantran1101

    [SOLVED] Computer keeps turning on and off

    Hi all, I recently built a new PC with: ASRock Z390 Pro4 I5-9600k Gigabyte Nvidia RTX 2070 Phanteks P400s case. Thermaltake 750W PSU. (The full list is in here). I assembled everything, plugged in and everything went well, I can do everything on the computer. However I noticed that the case...
  40. L

    Question computer not booting

    i have recently purchased a new case and was putting my parts into the new case. once i was done putting everything together i pressed the power button and the fans would spin for half a second then turn off (along with no power to the system). my motherboard is a MSI B450 carbon pro and my...