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computer wont power on unless I jiggle the power cord

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by Jhill1989, Mar 4, 2007.

  1. Jhill1989

    Jhill1989 Member

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    Hi
    I have a HP windows Millienium edition.
    It wont power unless I jiggle the power cord in the back....and once I have it to a certain spot then it will come on............BUT dont dare bump the cord or it will turn off.

    Anyone know what this might be.......is it worth fixing or should I get a new PC
     
  2. gtjr_ph

    gtjr_ph Regular member

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    buy a new cord
     
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  3. Jhill1989

    Jhill1989 Member

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    I have already hooked up a new power cord......and it still doesnt fix the problem.
    thanks
     
  4. magus7091

    magus7091 Regular member

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    The problem may be a short in the power supply itself, you can try replacing the power supply, assuming it's a standard atx power supply they should be very easy to come by.
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    new power supply is needed
     

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