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#1 gypsyjanet

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Posted 23 July 2016 - 11:58 AM

Hey guys,

So this is what happened. Friday night as I was going to shut down my desktop pc, "install updates then shut down" so I did that.

The next morning, I turned on the monitor then the PC and it seemed to be booting up just fine. The monitor kept blinking through HDMI, DVI etc which it does sometimes, so I swapped the ends of the HDMI cord then physically reboot the PC. After that, it got stuck at the (bios?) screen (black screen, white text) as shown in the pc1 picture. A computer friend said I should enable "smart" at the bios settings. I physically reboot, made the change (pc2 picture), and physically reboot again. At that point, there was no response at all. I hit the power button and 100% absolutely nothing happens.

Not 100% comfortable opening the PC up, but if it would just be a simple fix, I could probably handle it. 

Not sure how to upload pics here, so I put them here:

http://janet141.tripod.com/pc1.jpg
http://janet141.tripod.com/pc2.jpg

Any advice is appreciated.

Thanks,
Janet



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Posted 23 July 2016 - 10:23 PM

Your BIOS seems to be trying to boot into a CD/DVD (your first boot device) rather than your hard drive. Can you remove the CD/DVD (if any) from your disk drive and try booting again?


Edited by EastonLK, 23 July 2016 - 10:24 PM.


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Posted 23 July 2016 - 10:41 PM

There is no disc in the drive. Pc will not turn on at all. When I press the power button, no lights no sound, 100% absolutely nothing

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Posted 23 July 2016 - 11:00 PM

Is the computer plugged in and can other devices get power from the same outlet?



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Posted 24 July 2016 - 08:14 AM

Lol yes

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Posted 26 July 2016 - 06:40 AM

If you get absolutely nothing when you press the power button, then power isn't getting into the system.

So, the first thing to try is another Power Supply.

If you don't have one, you may want to try purchasing one from a place that will allow you to return it (for a refund) if it's not needed.

 

But, if you're getting things that suggest the system is getting power (such as lights flashing, spinning sounds, etc), then it's best to try other avenues.


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