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Computer fails to boot up

by horseborn / May 15, 2016 6:45 AM PDT

This morning i was turning on my computer, as usual. But instead the normal windows 10 start up screen my monitor just says "no signal". I also notice that my keyboard and mouse are not lit up, they have that kinda cool light that lights up pretty much the second i turn on my computer, but they're off even though i can hear my fan running, i can see my cabinet light is on, but my monitor doesn't have a signal and neither my mouse or keyboard are working.
I tried removing the CMOS battery so i could clean it, and i also cleaned both my RAM. I am completely stuck, I could really use some help. Thank you so much in advance

My specs are Windows 10 Home, AMD FX (tm)-8320 eight-core processor 3.50 GHz, 16GB RAM, and my video card is AMD Radeon HD 7950

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This is not a W10 issue yet.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 15, 2016 10:11 AM PDT

This one looks like a failed PC. If the USB lights are failing as well on keyboard then it's a real hardware issue. I don't know if you are a PC tech with a Volt meter but I'd measure the rails first.

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I agreed with Robert.
by Oldartq / May 15, 2016 4:39 PM PDT

It could be anything pertaining to the hardware. There's no way we can tell you how to isolate the problem over the internet, it's just too many possibilities. I would start to see if the power supply is good or not. No power alone do not necessary mean the PSU is bad. You might do a search on how to do this.

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Why not cut through some issues first
by itsdigger / May 15, 2016 4:54 PM PDT

If you can create some Linux Live disk/usb , you will see if it's a hardware problem.
While running the Linux Live disk/usb, if everything works as it should, it will fall back to a Windows problem.
It's a simple, reliable test

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