not turning on

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    Question 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...
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    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...
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    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?
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    [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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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?
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    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...
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    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...
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    [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...
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    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...
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    [SOLVED] My pc is not turning on

    My mobo in the pass had been acting weird. The first time I installed it, it did not want to turn on and I left it like that for a while. In the middle of the night it turned on by itself. This occurred again when I unplugged it to clean it. The cmos button was glowing, but it did not turn on. I...
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    Question PC shuts off, display disconnects, GPU turns off, fans not on

    Whenever I try to turn on my pc, the LED strip inside turns on and the LEDs on the motherboard turns on but not the fans, GPU, or the display. Recently, my pc has been crashing and I would have to force it to shut off and turn it on again. My GPU temps never go above the low 70s. My CPU base MHz...
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    Question my computer wont start properly and my keyboard wont turn on

    Everytime I start up my PC after turning it off completely (shutting down the PC and turning it off by the main switch), the PC will turn on, but it wont up on the screen, all it shows is the HDMI channel with a black screen, and the keyboard wont switch on. I hard reset every time but I don't...
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    Formatting Laptop externally then installing windows again?

    a brief story of what happen, the laptop runs into a windows update and suddenly shut down, after booting it up again it shows blue screen of death. and after every troubleshooting I've done, it's not booting up at all, my plan is removing the external hard drive from it and connecting it...
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    No signal on monitor

    I have a new ram.. But my hdd is faulty and i removed it.. At that time if i press the power button the monitor will light up and the motherboard information will come... I have not used my system for nearly 1 month.. Now my system is not boots when I press the power button Please help me....
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    Laptop shut off suddenly

    First off sorry for my english, but it is not my first language. This problem started to occur two months ago whenever I use google chrome for some period of time my laptop shut off without showing any error message. It's like power failure, when I turn on the laptop it tells me if I want to...
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    New 1080p monitor

    Hello, Ive been looking to upgrade my monitor since I built this new PC a while back, currently both my monitors are 1080p and 60hz. I'm fine with 1080p and I cant really have one larger than 24 inches, so I was hoping to find a high refresh rate monitor at 1080p. For some reason all the ones...
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    Please build me a $600 or less pc for bf1

    Approximate Purchase Date: Within the next 30 days. Budget Range: All together $550-$600 (Closer to $550) DONT NEED OS. System Usage: Gaming, in particular Bf1 mainly, looking to just run smoothly medium settings. Are you buying a monitor: No, strictly the build, don't even need to include...