1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Solved: Sudden loss of power

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by gberger, Jul 26, 2009.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
Advertisement
  1. gberger

    gberger Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2009
    Messages:
    396
    hi, I was on my computer tonight when it suddenly just died. No power to the tower. I hit the power button and it started to power up for just a split second then went dark again. Tried unplugging, turning off power supply, then reconnecting. Still no good. I'm guessing power supply...any thoughts? BTW, there was a thunderstorm going on but at that time there was no activity and nothing else seemed to take a hit..no flickering lights or anything. And it's plugged into a heavy duty power strip with surge protection.
    thanks...
     
  2. replay

    replay

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2003
    Messages:
    5,354
    1st thing to try is a new/different power supply..........
     
  3. dustyjay

    dustyjay

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2003
    Messages:
    12,661
    First Name:
    Jay
    Please post your system specs, To include Make and model System if Big Box, or same info for the following it custom or home built, Mother Board, Processor, Ram, Video Card, Hdd(s), Optical Drive(s), Power Supply Manufacturer Model, Wattage and Amperage on the +12V Rails, OS, and any other peripherals installed on the motherboard.

    I agree it does sound like it could be the power supply.
     
  4. gberger

    gberger Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2009
    Messages:
    396
    Thanks, I'll just try a new PS and let you know what happens. On order now...
     
  5. gberger

    gberger Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2009
    Messages:
    396
    Power supply fixed it, thanks for the input.
     
  6. Sponsor

As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/846677

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice