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power button is dead

January 6, 2012 at 11:08:50
Specs: vista
after my desktop presario windows vista did a update, shut itself down, the next morning i was going to cut it on but, the power button was dead nothing, but there was a green light on the back on the unit that on on.
Do you know what it might be, first time I ever had trouble with this computer.
Thank you

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January 6, 2012 at 13:44:16
If your pressing the power button and nothing is happening but your getting a green light on the power supply (which is a good sign), then I think your motherboard might have fried.

I hate to say it but this is common with Windows Vista machines.. WV is a mistake that should have never went public.

I could be wrong, but.. hopefully some other people might have somemore suggestions I didn't think of.

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January 6, 2012 at 14:58:30
Thank you for the fast reply.

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January 6, 2012 at 15:09:11
Not a problem, hope I could help.

Jonas "Jackal" Lear
Serving the South Bay Since 1999

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January 6, 2012 at 21:36:48
A OS doesn't cause hardware failures so the answer is incorrect in that regard.

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