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Computer isn't starting up

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#1 Saladino96


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Posted 30 November 2010 - 07:50 AM

I don't know any special details, I just know it's a Dell. What happens is I push the power button, everything seems just fine and CLICK!!! It shuts off immediately.

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#2 Baltboy


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Posted 30 November 2010 - 07:05 PM

Sounds like an overheating issue to me. Have you used compressed air to blow out all the dust from the heatsinks and fans?
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Posted 30 November 2010 - 08:11 PM

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer :thumbsup:

First things first, exactly how far into the boot process does the computer get?

#4 bck9900


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Posted 30 November 2010 - 11:35 PM

You should hear the computer POST. It's two beeps right when you turn on the computer; but I am leaning towards an overheat.

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