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Fix a Computer That Turns On and Then Off [How To]

Here’s How:
  1. Troubleshoot the cause of the beep code, assuming you’re lucky enough to hear one. A beep code will give you a very good idea of exactly where to look for the cause of your computer turning off.
    If you don’t fix the problem that way, you can always return here and continue troubleshooting with the more generic information below.
  2. Verify that the power supply voltage switch is set correctly. If the input voltage for the power supplydoes not match the correct setting for your country, your computer may not stay powered on.
    Chances are your computer wouldn’t power on at all if this switch is wrong but an incorrect power supply voltage might also cause your computer turn off by itself.

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