can't start my computer

Philippines
October 4, 2007 9:38am CST
one day i was using my computer, then it shut down by itself all of a sudden. when i tried to turn it on again it started for about 1 second and turned off again. what do you think is the problem?
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4 responses
4 Oct 07
Could be a number of things, but it most likely is something heat related. I have had this a couple of times and each time it was a blown capacitor on the motherboard.
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• Philippines
4 Oct 07
do you think i need to buy a new cpu?
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@nzabanal (53)
• Philippines
5 Oct 07
Some of the computer problems that may arise out of this situation are as follows: 1. Memory Card 2. Processor 3. There are some virus causing the problem 4. Ste-up problem
@Kvalnes (10)
• Norway
17 Oct 07
it could be the fan inside.i had the same problem with my old computer.You have to shange the fan inside.It could be some other problem.
@shaeen (413)
• India
5 Oct 07
my dear friend this could be ... may be many probs ... so firstly .. i want you to answer some questions ..of mine.. did u hear any beap like sound .....? and wht was the sound like .. eg .. continous or single ? and next ..? any of ur power failure.. i mean the power supply of the system ie , smps from this ..things ..... my over all conlusion is tht .. it could be ... only 3 problems .. one .... ram problem two .... motherboard problem three... operating system problem