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TechSpot is a registered trademark. Is this a power supplyproblem? Working from the back of the plug where the wires come out, use a bare paperclip to short between the green wire and one of the neighboring black wires. Red wires: +5 volts, orange wires: +3.3 volts, blue wire : -12 volts, violet wire: 5 volts always on.

This is the story. Software glitchesFrequent program glitches are a classic sign that something is wrong with your computer. When software runs into problems, it causes your computer to slow down, freeze, crash or send error gr0bdaJan 24, 2012, 10:17 AM @jscLook, I'm really truely not trying to pick a fight, and I appreciate your time and effort to help. RobCrezzSep 12, 2013, 1:53 PM I would suggest trying another PSU also, my bet would be on the psu failing. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/333725-31-computer-died-diagnose

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solved Computer just died on me. You will be taken to the content automatically in 15 seconds Skip in 5Skip to Tips Advertisement Listen to Kim Find a Station Get Kim's Free Newsletter Join Kim's Club Sign JavaScript is currently disabled in your browser. I really don't have time to read for hours to try to weed out few tidbits that will apply to me (if by then I can even comprehand what I'm reading

Windows 8 Posted on Apr 2, 2015 8:38 PM Reply I have this question too by turingtest2,Apple recommended turingtest2 Level 10 (95,012 points) iPad A: See also Recover your iTunes library The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. How to Fax a Document From Your Smartphone How to Send and Receive Faxes Online Without a Fax Machine or Phone Line How to Use All of Windows 10’s Backup and Psu Do you realize how many of these posts we regulars here answer in a week?

Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... Delete it then restart. I contacted Acer but it was not their problem. http://www.howtogeek.com/173067/how-to-recover-files-from-a-dead-computer/ Just click on any of these social media buttons.

If your computer isn't working because the hard drive died, there may be no recovering the files -- not without some sort of expensive professional data recovery service, at least. Windows 10 Already have an account? Find more free tools to analyze your hard drive here.

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Measure between the colored wires and either chassis ground or the black wires. http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/what-to-do-if-your-computer-doesnt-turn-on/ I've had it for about 3 years now. Laptop Died if so - how? My Computer Wont Turn On scout_03Jan 24, 2012, 10:20 AM then i will suggest that you rma the board jscJan 24, 2012, 10:51 AM gr0bda said: But let me ask you this, if it's not power

If you're just interested in recovering the files, you can connect a USB stick or external hard drive and copy the files to the removable media device. Worse than that, many assume that they understand how computers work, which is usually not the case. i am seeing letters just like it is not completely focused but little bit blurred ??? Good topic !!

October 1, 2013 Dan Hull Such a well written article!Im not going to lie, just a tiny bit made me laugh You’ll then need to connect the Hard Drive

It's as if the entire motherboard is just dead.Any reasons you can think off as to why? How can I narrow down what it is, without swapping components, so at least I can RMA bad component? The problem is that when she plays the CDs on the mp3 CD player in her room the tracks are not in order. I then restarted in normal and got good resolution, but about 3/4 of the icons that formerly were on my desktop have vanished--the words that were underneath them are still there,

or not. Microcenter Get downloadable ebooks for free! That just rules out RAM being the cause as it can cause problems like you've described.

i used another[my dad's] power supply, not just the power cord to test it out but still failed! 0 richh0323 10 Years Ago OK got ya give the rest of above

Find out how you can find and fix a bad program.When several programs start acting up and the problems keep coming back even after rebooting your system - or checking for Don’t skip any of the steps merely because you have tried them before. Please share this information with everyone. Pc World If you move it very slowly it will probably move in fits and starts.

It's saved my files several times over the years.Not only is it dead simple to use - you just set it and forget it - it keeps your files in a Just be aware this will usually wipe out your data. Just insert the Linux live CD or Windows installer disc into the computer and start it up. But if it can not pass this, it is dead.

It seems it has been resurrected... gr0bdaJan 25, 2012, 9:36 AM Thx for all the responses. Silence indicates a problem with (in most likely order) the PSU, motherboard, or CPU. Plus, you can view and download your backed-up files no matter where you are - even on a smartphone or tablet.Click here to learn what Carbonite can do for you.

By “computer doesn’t turn on” we mean that your computer is “dead,” i.e., nothing shows up on its screen. Ask ! I inquired with a search and found there were many Acer laptop users of the model I have in my storage room that had the same incident.