Troubleshoot On Your Own When Your Computer Does Not START / BOOT

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If your computer shows the Windows logo but fails

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    Restart your computer immediately
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    If the issue persist after you restart, restart your computer again and this time press F8, this will then lead you to * # Windows Advanced Options
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    Select the Last Known Good Configuration then press enter.
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    If your computer still does not continue signing in and you have added a new hardware device, remove the hardware device and then reboot your computer.
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If you are seeing an error Non-system disk or disk error

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    Check your CD drive and make sure that there are no CD and or your USB and make sure that there is no USB drive with * * # Windows or software that makes the computer tries to boot from it.
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    Use your Windows CD and perform a repair installation.
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    Use your CD and perform a Windows reinstallation.
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    Check your First Boot device make sure that the first boot device is the CD-ROM.
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Hardware

No Disk or No Boot device

  • Turn off your computer and unplug from the outlet, open your computer and reseat the hard drive then put it back again. Then turn on your computer.

Computer does not turn ON

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    Check if your power cord is properly connected.
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    Reseat your hard drive then put it back again
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    Then turn on your computer.
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    Try to remove the CD-ROM drive from the power supply, and then turn on your computer
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    If there is still no power then continue.
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    Reseat the video card if you have a video card that is not integrated to the motherboard
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    Then turn on your computer.
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    Remove the video card (if not integrated) then turn on your computer.
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    Check the motherboard light, if there is a light indication from the motherboard
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    If the motherboard light is not on, the possible cause is that your motherboard needs replacement and or possibly the power supply already needs replacement.
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    You may first try to replace the power supply.
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