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12-19-2009 08:52 PM
I have an IQ770 Touchsmart and while I was out of the room, it turned itself off. Now it won't even turn back on!!! I've unplugged and replugged and it won't do anything. What could have caused it? There was no power interruption, it's plugged into a power surge protector, my other desktop is working fine. I've been working on it all day, and now it's dead! What do I do? Can anyone help me?
12-21-2009 02:26 PM
Try unplugging the power cord, remove the cover to the motherboard, remove the CMOS battery, hold the power button for 30 sec, put the battery back, plug back the power cord and then try turning on the unit.
12-22-2009 05:21 AM
Ok did that, nothing. When I plug it into the back of the computer, the light comes on for half a second, while the cord is just barely attached. When it's firmly in, no light. What does that mean?
12-31-2009 01:48 AM
Ok, I've tried to plug it back in, and when the plug reaches a certain point, it pops sorta. Which tells me that it's the psu unit that's gone. This puter is only 2 years old. I've already had to send it in for a complete hard disk die, now this. It's a Touchsmart IQ770. Yes, made the mistake of getting one of the first ones. Not only that, it's Vista all the way. So, this computer is screwed both ways all the way. When it works, it's wonderful, but since it only works half the time, it's definitely not worth the money, time, headaches or worry that it entails to have. It's an expensive piece of @#*(!!!!) I do want to thank the people who tried to help me, sorta. Just put this into the next inquiry of the IQ770, It sucks!!!! Big green donkey dicks!!! Vista made it worse!!!