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My pc trying to start up but wont.

Hello guys, thank you for your time!

Now my pc named Charllote is not new by any means. Lately Charllote was acting slower and slower so I was planning to reinstall windows, but after the electricity went off something is wrong.

It looks like Charllote trying to start and keeps repeating same procedure over and over but without starting. I dont see any life on a screen. Now I m planning to take it to a computer store, but with family issues I have some money problem so I definitely want to avoid thatSad


Is there any advice or a part I should try to change? or do I have to take it to a computer store 100%?


Thank you for your help: Here is a video just in case

https://youtu.be/XniOwOwCajg

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If you are into PC repair.

The shop will see the machine as-is then proceed to either.
1. Tell you to buy a new PC. (it happens!)
2. Inspect it for the usual failures like poor choice PSU, etc.
3. Remove any part that's not needed to see a display. HDD, some PCs with video cards, one stick of RAM etc.

But if you have never done such work, you could cause more damage. So your choice on the next step. All skill levels arrive here but if this is your first dead PC and you can't take the risk of making it worse then you wait for the shop or your next PC or people you have had help you where you are to show up again.

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So no choice but PC repair huh? I

I have another working pc, my little brothers. Any idea to change out parts to see if it works or not? Computer gives no electricity to keyboard or Screen

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And not what a shop does.

I ran such long ago. We don't swap parts immediately without reason.

Again, the symptom only tells you it needs repair. It does not tell you why. Unless Alienware has documented if the BLINKING means anything.

The machine looks fairly new. Check that warranty. Ask how much.

-> But again, the usual troubleshooting is to make it smaller. Not to swap out unless you know its this or that piece or you reached the point you have to swap because there's nothing left but the motherboard.

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thank you

Seems like i have to take it to a computer shop

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Is this your make?
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Not me

Not me

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When I only have the make

I'm at a loss as to digging up what documentation may exist.

That is, while the video reveals a little, and those blinks, it's not enough for me to write "Ahh, 6 blinks yellow, then red etc (not yours but an example) means ______________."

The lack of the full make and model means I may guess badly.

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Thank you

thank you for your help, I shall take it to a center for a check

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