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My computer will turn for a split second and turn off

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HP Compaq 8300
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Basically I tried turning it on and initially it did a red light and a beer then kicked on the fans, after umplugging it and trying turn it on again it only turns on for a split second before turning off on it's own
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> a beer then kicked on the fans ...


Did you really spill a beer onto the fans? :Wink:


How old is the computer?  Is the HP warranty still active?  If so, open a claim against the warranty.


Since it "immediately" shuts down, the possible failures, most-likely first, are:

* power-supply

* motherboard

* processor


Can you swap-in a different power-supply?  That's not too difficult.

Changing motherboards is very complicated, and very expensive.

Changing the processor is almost as complicated, and also is expensive.


If "out-of-warranty", take it to a professional computer technician, for trouble-shooting.

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