Why won't my computer turn on?

Question

When i try and power up my computer it wont turn on. I though it could be the power supply but my monitor is turn on which is connected to my computer. I moved about the power cable that connects to the back of my computer and have got it to power up but as soon as it gets to load windows it shuts off and wont start up again. It now doesn't seem to load up atall now. but the monitor is still getting power! HELP!

Answer

This question was answered on July 25, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

You may need to buy a new power cord for the hard drive this could be the cause of the hard drive not getting power.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on July 25, 2003