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Computer turns on but other hardware doesn't

Q: Computer turns on but other hardware doesn't

Computer with Windows xp professional turns on (fan and power light) but the other hardware: monitor, usb connections (usb harddrive, usb hub, mouse), Keyboard do not come on. I wonder if motherboard since there is also no sound? If got hit by surge or lightening would I still have power?
If it is Motherboard due to lightening can I just change out IT only?

Computer less and going broke fixing it.

BUD

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There are three accounts on the computer, the casing has been half removed for the last 3 months, a DVD burner and driver recently installed 3 months ago and I am using a wireless off brand USB keyboard and mouse.
OS: Windows Xp Home Edition 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
As for the second part, the computer requires several restarts to boot up, sometimes up to twenty minutes of turning on and off to boot up. Only started doing this a week ago.

A:My Keyboard doesn't work, and the computer turns on but doesn't start.

It sounds like something is wrong with your Windows XP drivers. Something like that happened to me while building my computer, and when I boot up the keyboard did not work because my copy of windows XP was bad. You could try reinstalling windows XP, and It might work better, but I dont have a definite answer to your problem.

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A:Computer turns off during games (hardware not faulty)

If it was me I would set the bios back to default, play the game & see if it is stable or not.

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A:Computer turns on but doesn't boot up

Bestec power supplies are not good at all. The original supply could have taken out the motherboard with it. The CPU is probably ok
 

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I've unplugged all thw wires from the monitro and back in but still nothing.

Help me please
Thanks in advance
 

A:My Computer Turns On But The Monitor Doesn't ?

This sounds like a computer problem and not a monitor problem. Try another monitor first, to rule that out
 

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A:Computer Turns On But Doesn't Boot Up

Hello Turco17

My name is Gagandeep and I work for the Social Media and Community Team at Dell.
I regret that you are having problems with your system. I would be glad to assist you.
As mentioned earlier by you the system does not goes past windows xp.
Try booting the system in safe mode.
In safe mode go to msconfig and try disabling the services to check if the computer boots up in normal mode or not.
To go in msconfig:
Click Start and go to Run.
Type ‘’msconfig’’
Under msconfig go to the ‘’services’’ tab.
Please let me know the findings. Glad to help.
Thank you for choosing Dell.
Thanks & Regards
Dell_Gagandeep_k
Dell Social Media Responder
You can reach us at:
https://www.facebook.com/dell
http://en.community.dell.com/
https://twitter.com/#!/dellcares
 

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A:On shutdown, display turns off but computer doesn't

Maybe this is the problem?

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Hi ghostlander, welcome. We need more information about your computer. This will be a good start. http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe

The only changes made yesterday was the installation of System tools. Would that screw my computer over?Click to expand...

Can you explain this in more detail please?
 

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Acer

Aspire X5810

4096 Ram

Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8300 at @2.50GHz

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PS if i get really annoyed and restart it afew times it starts but now i dont want to turn it off lol.
 

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A:Computer turns on, but screen doesn't with Task Scheduler

It's most likely in the power options to turn screen on when computer wakes from sleep. Just a guess.

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A:Computer turns on, turns off then turns back on but has no video output

Motherboard Short

I have helped somebody who had a similar issue and it was the motherboard being shorted out by the case. We took the motherboard out of the case and it booted up just fine. Something you might want to try before purchasing new components.
 

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Did the hardware load correctly? Look at start,settings, control panel, then system. Choose hardware tab then device settings. You may need a driver for it. We might have one in our download section, or www.driverguide.com

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A:Computer turns itself off on normal mode, but doesn't turn itself off on safe mode.

reboot your computer ,as it reboots tap the (f8)key choose last know good configuration

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A:Help: CPU turns on but monitor doesn't

doesn't have onboard VGA slot?? I'm not sure what was meant by that statement, so I'll just run throught some basic things to check and some additional info you need to provide.

What is the rating of the Powersupply you are using in the machine. Wattage as well as rail current ratings are important.
what are the full specs of the system?
Is the video card well seated in the AGP slot?
Is the monitor cable properly connected?

Without having that additional info, its difficult to go any further
 

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A:computer turns on for a few seconds then turns off

Try resetting the bios on the motherboard.

You can do this by opening up the computer and remove the battery and then reinstall. There are also a jump to do the samething, but you have to look at your motherboards manual /user guide to see where it's located.

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A:Lan Card Turns off When computer turns on?!

Make and model of computer?
Make and model of the LAN card?

What, if any, error messages are you getting?
Have you gone into Properties for the LAN card to see if it has any diagnostics?
 

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A:computer turns on and then turns right back off

Processor: AMD FXClick to expand...

You didn't fully describe the AMD FX processor you have. Here is the supported list of FX processors for that motherboard.
 

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A:HP won't turns on but doesn't start up - neverending beeping

CLICK HERE FOR BEEP CODES
 

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Picked up a book

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OK, first of all no one [other than you] has any idea what we are attempting to fix/troubleshoot. Post ALL of your exact system specs; ie exact mb, exact ram, exact video card [if used] exact pw supply, etc, etc. Note do not post 8gig of ram; post the exact brand and model# Do that for all of your parts.

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Dear Customer, Please go through the below document:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04718479   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Hi, Welcome to SF.

I found this post from our member gergrocker. This might help.








  
Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker


Sleep issues are almost always caused by the display driver so I would start by updating it, or trying another. Driver Install - Device Manager

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A:Asus notebook doesn't recognize Bluetooth hardware

How sure are you that the hardware is actually present? Does it show in Device Manager as present but disabled due to no driver installed? Is there a switch that turns the BT on/off that needs to be turned on?

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A:programs not loading right, computer doesn't shut down right, sys recov doesn't work

no replies yet? :(

anyway, just stopped by to say that when shutting down, it takes forever to get to the "Saving your settings..." screen, and that's where I decided that it stops and nothing else after that.
Defragged my C drive, still no results besides the computer feeling a bit smoother-running o_o

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I continue to struggle on with almost minimal hardware requirements and don't often have any issues, I don't do gaming or anything really resource intensive.

I decided that my screenshots are a bit boring and thought I may be able to change them.

Like the title bar/border in the screenshots here; http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...er-831265.html

It seems that the only way I can change these colours is if I change to Windows Classic view. Not possible, as far as I can see, in Windows 7 themes.

Anyone know if there's a workaround please?

A:[SOLVED] Hardware doesn't support Aero so can't change colours

Hi Dave

I can not see the images you are referring too. I get a message 'Access denied"

Can you post a screenshot of way you would like the views here? also post your current view.

Are you trying to turn on Aero?

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A:Computer freezing entirely, odd pictures popping up on screen while computer turns on

Hello snow_yehti and welcome,

Unfortunately, there is nothing readily apparent in this log. We'll run a few tools and see if any malware is revealed.

Please copy this page to Notepad and save to your desktop for reference as you will not have any browsers open while you are carrying out portions of these instructions.

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Download AVG Anti-Spyware from HERE and save that file to your desktop.
This is a 30 day trial of the programOnce you have downloaded AVG Anti-Spyware, locate the icon on the desktop and double-click it to launch the set up program.
Once the setup is complete you will need run AVG Anti-Spyware and update the definition files.
On the main screen select the icon "Update" then select the "Update now" link.Next select the "Start Update" button, the update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.

Once the update has completed select the "Scanner" icon at the top of the screen, then select the "Settings" tab.
Once in the Settings screen click on " Recommended actions" and then select " Quarantine".
Under "Reports"Select "Automatically generate report after every scan"
Un-Select "Only if threats were found"

Close AVG Anti-Spyware. Do Not run a scan just yet, we will shortly.


Download and install CleanUp! but do not run it yet. (Not Recommended for XP64).

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Next, please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following:
1) Restart your computer
2) After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, press F8.
3) Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu should appear
4) Use the up arrow key to highlight Safe Mode and press Enter.
5) Login with your usual account. Make sure to close any open browsers.

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*WARNING* Cleanup deletes EVERYTHING out of temp/temporary folders and does not make backups. If you have any documents or programs that are saved in any Temporary Folders, please make a backup of these before running CleanUp! or move them to a permanent location.

Open Cleanup! by double-clicking the icon on your desktop (or from the Start > All Programs menu). Set the program up as follows:
*Click "Options..."
*Move the arrow down to "Custom CleanUp!"
*Put a check next to the following:Empty Recycle Bins
Delete Cookies
Delete Prefetch files
Cleanup! All Users
Click on the "Temporary Files" and uncheck the box for "Scan drives for file matching" if it's checked.
Click OK
Press the CleanUp! button to start the program. Do NOT reboot/logoff when prompted.

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IMPORTANT: Do not open any other windows or programs while AVG Anti-Spyware is scanning, it may interfere with the scanning proccess:Lauch AVG Anti-Spyware by double-clicking the icon on your desktop.
Select the "Scanner" icon at the top and then the "Scan" tab then click on "Complete System Scan".
AVG Anti-Spyware will now begin the scanning process, be patient this may take a little time.
Once the scan is complete do the following:
If you have any infections you will prompted, then select "Apply all actions" **Please ensure it is set to Quarantine
Next select the "Reports" icon at the top.
Select the "Save report as" button in the lower left hand of the screen and save it to a text file on your system (make sure to remember where you saved that file, this is important).
Close AVG Anti-Spyware.
**AVG Anti-Spyware is compatible with most AV and anti-spyware products, and the free version will continue to be useful as a second anti-malware scanner.

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A:Help! Computer monitor turns off and disconnects from computer for no reason.

If you have integrated video...try that and see if same thing. Just a thought. Could be the card. Reinstall video processor drivers. Give the machine a good general checkup. Does this happen when you're not playing a game? Or just when things are accelerated?
 

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A:My computer turns off while playing a computer game on it

You need full memory installed... as your computer shares memory with video... Then you still may not have enough, depending on the requirements of the video graphics.
 

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A:Computer Turns Itself On

Go into thew BIOS, and make sure that 'wake on lan' or something similar is disabled. Otherwise, everytime it gets a ping from the router, it will start up. Wake on lan is used to remotely start a machine, but can't be used these days really by the home type computer exactly because of that reason.

Scorp.
 

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A:Computer turns on then off

Check that the cpu heatsink is still properly attached. If that is a 775 cpu the stock heatsinks are VERY HARD to attach properly.
 

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A:Computer turns on and off

Check the power supply connections first

There are are four connections I'd look at first. There's a square connector with four wires and a clip, usually near the processor; and there's a big rectangular connector with 24 pins that I'd check. These are the power connectors.

After that, I would check the two connectors to the hard drive.

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hi ive often looked at this website for itself turns my computer off so many helpful tips and advice and in the past ive never needed to ask a question myself but this has stumped me my computer turns itself off problem computer turns itself off when my computer turns itself off i try to make dvds or convert AVI files etc ive been trying to make my wedding DVD and have come up againist a brick wall also even when i try to burn an old DVD i cant view it either on the computer or on DVD player solutions ive tried i read somewhere that my computer might be over heating as i never had a problem with it before i thought it couldnt be that but i tried everything cool it even using a fan but still the same problem ive used spy bot ad-Aware SE plus Norton ewido anti-malware but it says everything is clear i do sometimes when i turn my computer turns itself off the computer on have a pop up asking if i want to burn cd's because there is a problem with my Ramasst thank you in advance on any help u can offer me Logfile of HijackThis v Scan saved at on Platform Windows XP SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v SP Running processes C WINDOWS System smss exe C WINDOWS system winlogon exe C WINDOWS system services exe C WINDOWS system lsass exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccProxy exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccSetMgr exe C Program Files Norton Internet Security ISSVC exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared SNDSrvc exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared SPBBC SPBBCSvc exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccEvtMgr exe C WINDOWS system spoolsv exe C Program Files ewido anti-malware ewidoctrl exe C Program Files Common Files Microsoft Shared VS DEBUG MDM EXE C Program Files Norton Internet Security Norton AntiVirus navapsvc exe C WINDOWS system slserv exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared CCPD-LC symlcsvc exe C WINDOWS system VTTimer exe C WINDOWS system VTtrayp exe C WINDOWS SOUNDMAN EXE C Program Files Synaptics SynTP SynTPLpr exe C Program Files Synaptics SynTP SynTPEnh exe C WINDOWS System ezSP Px exe C Program Files Java j re bin jusched exe C Program Files Common Files Real Update OB realsched exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccApp exe C Program Files iTunes iTunesHelper exe C WINDOWS system ctfmon exe C Program Files Messenger msmsgs exe C Program Files iPod bin iPodService exe C PROGRA Lavasoft AD-AWA Ad-Watch exe C Program Files Real RealPlayer RealPlay exe C WINDOWS system wuauclt exe C Program Files vso DivxToDVD DivxToDVD exe C Program Files Internet Explorer iexplore exe C HJT HijackThis exe O - BHO AcroIEHlprObj Class - E F-C D - D -B D- B D BE B - C Program Files Adobe Acrobat Reader ActiveX AcroIEHelper dll O - BHO no name - - F - D - - D F - C PROGRA SPYBOT SDHelper dll O - BHO CNisExtBho Class - ECB - F - bbc- D- DDF E - C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared AdBlocking NISShExt dll O - BHO CNavExtBho Class - BDF E -B - AD-A -FADC B - C Program Files Norton Internet Security Norton AntiVirus NavShExt dll O - Toolbar Norton Internet Security - B EAC - D - b e- B -A C A A - C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared AdBlocking NISShExt dll O - Toolbar Norton AntiVirus - CDD BF- FFB- - AD - DF B D - C Program Files Norton Internet Security Norton AntiVirus NavShExt dll O - HKLM Run IMJPMIG quot C WINDOWS IME imjp IMJPMIG EXE quot Spoil RemAdvDef Migration O - HKLM Run PHIME ASync C WINDOWS System IME TINTLGNT TINTSETP EXE SYNC O - HKLM Run PHIME A C WINDOWS System IME TINTLGNT TINTSETP EXE IMEName O - HKLM Run VTTimer VTTimer exe O - HKLM Run VTTrayp VTtrayp exe O - HKLM Run SoundMan SOUNDMAN EXE O - HKLM Run SynTPLpr C Program Files Synaptics SynTP SynTPLpr exe O - HKLM Run SynTPEnh C Program Files Synaptics SynTP SynTPEnh exe O - HKLM Run ezShieldProtector for Px C WINDOWS System ezSP Px exe O - HKLM Run ezMoveR C Program Fi... Read more

A:my computer turns itself off

Hi and welcome to TSF.

Lets start off with this....

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.


The Temp folders should be cleaned out periodically as installation programs and hijack programs leave a lot of junk there. Download CleanUp! ( Alternate Link if main link don't work) and install it. You will use this later.


Go to My Computer >Tools >View >Folder Options tab and make sure that Show hidden files and folders is enabled. Also make sure that the System Files and Folders are showing / visible. Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files option.



For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).



Reboot your system in Safe Mode (By repeatedly tapping the F8 key until the menu appears).



Open Hijack This and click on Scan. Check the following entries (make sure you do not miss any)


O8 - Extra context menu item: SHARP ???!?? - res://C:\Program Files\Sharp\PowerEJ\BIN\QuickTrans.ocx/234
O8 - Extra context menu item: SHARP ?????? - res://C:\Program Files\Sharp\PowerEJ\BIN\QuickTrans.ocx/235
O9 - Extra button: ???!?? - {4656E186-A680-11D3-8B9B-00C04FBC64EC} - res://C:\Program Files\Sharp\PowerEJ\BIN\QuickTrans.ocx/234 (file missing) (HKCU)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: ?????? - {4656E186-A680-11D3-8B9B-00C04FBC64EC} - res://C:\Program Files\Sharp\PowerEJ\BIN\QuickTrans.ocx/234 (file missing) (HKCU)
O18 - Protocol: bw+0 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw+0s - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw-0 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw-0s - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw00 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw00s - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw10 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw10s - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw20 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw20s - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw30 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw30s - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
O18 - Protocol: bw40 - {20B5091E-1D75-4837-B201-CCC6C6ADC09F} - C:\Program Files\Logicool\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BWPlugProtocol-8876480.dll
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A:computer turns off when ever it wants to

how long has this been going on? did you make any h/w or software changes at about the time when this anomaly started?

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What would you do in this situation?:

You leave your computer on all the time, and all this time you have had no problems. Starting last month you have found the computer off. This has happened about 10 times. Sometimes you must reach around the case and turn the power switch off and then on before the main boot-up button will work. A few times lately you have found Windows XP in a semi-frozen state (the screen is black and you can do no more than see and move the mouse pointer).

Perhaps I might have a virus? My only antivirus is AVG and my modem is NetZero dial-up. I have backed up my files - next step?
 

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P.S this message is written by using another computer. not the one that is damaged.
 

A:Computer turns off by itself. HELP?

Sounds like your processor is overheating or a hardware failure, probably a bad capacitor on the motherboard.
 

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A:Computer turns on, nothing else comes on

You have already tried basic troubleshooting. It is time to start swapping parts; start with swapping in a known good pw supply. You do not have to fully install the test unit; you can simply connect the atx, aux, and video pw [if used] Hit the ON button and see if the board will post. If it does, then shutdown and install a new pw supply. If it does not post, then you will need to swap board, cpu, etc one at a time until you find the failed part.
 

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A:Computer turns itself on

if your comp is completely shut down/powered off.....your disconected from the internet also.
do you mean on standby?
 

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A:Computer turns off by itself

There could be. What happens if you just let the computer idle for about the same amount of time with no applications open and you not touching the mouse or keyboard?
 

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A:Computer Turns Off By Itself

Can you be a little more specific on what programs and a little more descriptive? Are there any error messages, does the screen go blank or just freeze?
Mark

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A:Computer turns itself off,

Is this a lap top or a desktop?

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A:Computer turns on then off

Carefully go over all the connections to the motherboard from the power supply. You could have disconnected something while cleaning. Also make sure all the fans especially the CPU fan, are connected
 

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A:Computer turns on but does not run

do you know how to reset cmos or bios
in my shop thats where I start after removing all unnecessary hardware
then check PSU
memory is next
it could be anything at this point
but if the hard drives don't even spin up
PSU likely cause then there's the board 2nd to PSU
had a double spike here and one machine's motherboard got shot down
all other parts worked
good luck and welcome to techspot best place on the net to fix ailing computer
 

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A:Computer turns self off

Have you had a look at the Event Viewer Logs? May be they can offer some clues.
 

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A:Computer turns on but nothing..

You should never put a vacuum inside a computer. Chances are great that you have shorted something out. If you are lucky, you may just have unplugged the HDD or some other Hardware device. Open the case up, make sure you are grounded and make sure all plugs are plugged into the mobo and the devices. You can also go into the Bios. After starting your computer hit the Alt+Tab key to make the E splash screen go away to see the Black POST screen and then there should be a message to hit Del key or F2 to enter Setup. Hit that key to enter the Bios Setup and see if your HDD and CD rom drive are showing up there. If you no longer get the splash screen or the black POST screen, either something is not plugged in or you have shorted the Motherboard.

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A:Computer Turns Itself Off...

101C for the CPU? Too hot.
 

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