pc won't start

  duat 08:50 16 Feb 2011
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hi, my son pressed the sleep button on the keyboard and now my pc wont start up. the led light on the mobo is on and the psu fan and case fan twitch rather than move when i press the power button. is there something i can do eg on the mobo to get it to start again? or is my pc dead?
thank you

  Woolwell 10:44 16 Feb 2011

What is the OS?

  duat 12:31 16 Feb 2011

os is windows 7. iv presses the sleep button, cut all power, but it still wont start up. dead switch or psu maybe??

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:39 16 Feb 2011

if the motherboard is still functioning
you can hold the power button for 3-5 seconds and the motherboard should force shutdown

HP? click here

  woodchip 19:43 16 Feb 2011

Hard Drive as gone into Sleep Mode and will not wake up.
Turn off PC by holding in the Start Button, then after it starts By Pressing Start Go to Control Panel/Power Icon double click on it and set Hard Drive to Never turn off

  Terry Brown 19:55 16 Feb 2011

have you (or your son) accidently actived the Lock mode click here. if so you will need to unlock it before you can take it out of sleep mode.
Terry

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