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Desktop won't start up

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H9 1130
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I turned my desktop off last week before leaving for a week. I return and now when I press the on button the power button light, front panel light and the fan light come on for one second and goes back off. The fan also spins and the green LED on the power supply stays lit. I have pulled the power, held down the power button while unplugged and held power button down while plugged in... still nothing. Any thoughts here?

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Hi! @Trumpster


Have you tried charging the PC using a different power chord?


Do you see any error messages on the screen?


Do you see blinking LED lights or hear beep codes?


Are you able to boot into the BIOS page?


Please share the product number of the PC to assist you better.


Try the steps recommended below and check if it helps:


Many startup errors and other problems can be resolved by a hard reset, which decreases the amount of power stored in hardware components.

  1. Shut down the computer, then disconnect the power cord from the rear of the computer.

  2. Press and hold down the power button for at least 10 seconds, then release it. The power light indicator might turn on briefly then go out.

  3. Reconnect the power cord, then turn on the computer to confirm if the issue is resolved.

Also, try the steps recommended below.


There is a small button (usually yellow or red) on the motherboard, usually near the cmos battery.
This is your cmos reset switch.
Remove the cmos battery.
If this is not possible, you can omit this one step however, preferable if removed.
Press the Cmos Reset Switch for at least 30 seconds without letting go. Release.
Put the cmos battery back in



Let me know how it goes!

Take Care! 🙂


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