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What to do when your computer won’t turn on?

When Your Computer Won't Turn On?

When your computer won’t turn on, it can be a cause for concern. However, before you panic, there are several steps you can take to diagnose and potentially resolve the issue. In this guide, we’ll walk you through a series of troubleshooting steps to help get your computer up and running again.
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Check the Power Source

First, check your computer’s power source. Ensure the power cable is securely plugged into the wall outlet and your computer. For laptops, examine the battery and charger connections.

Look for Indicator Lights

Most computers feature indicator lights to display power status. If these lights are off, it could signal a power supply issue. Consult your computer’s manual for guidance on interpreting these light patterns.

Try a Different Outlet

Sometimes, the issue might be with the power outlet itself. Plug your computer into a different outlet to rule out any problems with the one you’re currently using.

Perform a Hard Reset

If your computer remains unresponsive, performing a hard reset can help. To do this, turn off your computer, unplug it from the power source, and remove the battery (if possible) for about a minute. Then, plug everything back in and attempt to power it on.

Check for Loose Cables and Components

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Consult a Professional

If none of these steps work, it’s time to seek professional help. Contact a computer technician or the manufacturer’s support for further assistance.

Listen for Beep Codes

Some computers use beep codes to indicate hardware problems. If you hear any unusual beeping when you try to turn your computer on, consult your computer’s manual or the manufacturer’s website for information on what these beeps mean.

Boot into Safe Mode

If you see some signs of life but your computer doesn’t fully start, try booting into Safe Mode. Safe Mode loads only essential drivers and can help diagnose and fix software-related issues.

Conclusion

A computer that won’t turn on can be a frustrating experience, but it’s often solvable. By following these steps, you can troubleshoot the issue and potentially get your computer back in working order. Remember to stay patient and, if necessary, seek expert assistance to resolve more complex problems.

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Genuine OEM 85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter With 6Ft Extension Cord For Apple MacBook Pro Retina

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Apple 61W USB-C Power Adapter with 1M USB-C to C Cable + Extension Cord

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Targus Universal Laptop Charger APA110US (New)

FEATURES

The 90W AC Semi-Slim Universal Laptop Charger is ideal for those who need a second adapter for travel, or a replacement adapter for their current laptop. The charger is slimmer than a standard laptop adapter so it easily fits in your briefcase or backpack. Built-in power supply protection ensures safe use with over voltage, over current, and over temperature protection to keep all of your mobile devices safe from unexpected surges and spikes.
It also features an interchangeable tip system, which is convenient for those who own multiple laptops as it provides compatibility across major laptop brands. The Targus 90W Semi-Slim Universal Laptop Charger is designed to support Acer®, ASUS®, Compaq®, Dell®, Fujitsu®, Gateway®, HP®, IBM®, Lenovo®, and Toshiba® laptops right out of the box.
Specifications
• Works With
Laptops from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Toshiba
• Color
Black
• Adapter Type
Wall Charger
• Current Type
AC
• Wattage
90W
• Dimensions
4.80" x 2.17" x 0.83" (W x H x D)
• WeightIt also features an interchangeable tip system, which is convenient for those who own multiple laptops as it provides compatibility across major laptop brands. The Targus 90W Semi-Slim Universal Laptop Charger is designed to support Acer®, ASUS®, Compaq®, Dell®, Fujitsu®, Gateway®, HP®, IBM®, Lenovo®, and Toshiba® laptops right out of the box.