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How to Fix a Machine that Refuses to Turn On

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Your computer refuses to boot. Poor you!! Well, it’s really a dreadful way to start your day. What do you do now? To solve the issue, it is important to find out what the problem is. Understand there are several reasons why your PC won’t turn on. Pressing it over and over again would not bring much difference. There might be a problem in the power socket, voltage switch, power cable or maybe it’s the hard drive issue, find the reason first and then consider to solve it.

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How to Fix a Machine that Refuses to Turn On

  1. 1. Steps to Fix A Computer That Won’t Boot Step 1. Shut down Your Computer
  2. 2. Step 2. Turn on Your Computer
  3. 3. Step 3. A screen with black background or a white writing means your computer is facing hardware problem. If you get stucked at a screen stating ‘windows’ anywhere asking you to select the booting option, follow the guidelinesto make an informed choice.
  4. 4. Step 4. If you are tech savvy, turn the machine back and get in the BIOS. When overclocked, set your vCore and FSB to stock levels. If the BIOS features a button, press ‘restore to factory settings’.
  5. 5. Step 5. If your computer did not turn on at the first phase, check the power switch lead. If you notice that it is located at its right place, check the ATX 12v auxiliary connector.
  6. 6. Step 6. If nothing seems to work out, remove the CMOS from the motherboard and wait until it is fully charged.
  7. 7. Step 7. Unscrew the screws on the back. Make sure you do not unscrew the ones which are lying near the fan. Detach only the ones at the outer rim of the back.
  8. 8. Step 8. Before you investigate into the machine, touch a metal part of the case. Avoid coming in contact with the power supply that is positioned in a corner of the case with many thick wires coming out of it.
  9. 9. Step 9. There is a little battery nestled near the bottom of the motherboard. It looks shiny and is veiled by some wires. Find the battery inside a little holster. Take it out and wait for at least 2 minutes.
  10. 10. Step 10. Place the battery back again. If you are not clear, try to put the polished side up. Step 11. Assemble the computer and plug it in.
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Your computer refuses to boot. Poor you!! Well, it’s really a dreadful way to start your day. What do you do now? To solve the issue, it is important to find out what the problem is. Understand there are several reasons why your PC won’t turn on. Pressing it over and over again would not bring much difference. There might be a problem in the power socket, voltage switch, power cable or maybe it’s the hard drive issue, find the reason first and then consider to solve it.

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