Computer turns on then off Tags: Asus Computers Power Surge Motherboards Last response: February 17, 2013 11:14 AM in Motherboards Share What the February 15, 2013 10:35:41 PM Hello, After a power surge the other day my computer now only turns on for a second then turns off. I've changed the parts one by one and know 100% it is the motherboard causing the problem, My question is there anytng you can do to try and fix the mobo or is it toast and just worth getting new one? More about : computer turns Azn Cracker a b V Motherboard February 15, 2013 10:52:19 PM Well it would either be the psu or the motherboard. If you are sure that its the mobo, theres nothing you can really do since the capacitors are probably fried. m 0 l Azn Cracker a b V Motherboard February 15, 2013 10:52:23 PM -Sorry for double post- m 0 l Related resources Computer randomly turns off when gaming - Forum Computer turns on for 1 second, then back off. Tried everything. - Forum New computer suddenly turns off, won't start back up. - Forum Computer powers on for a split second then turns off - Forum Computer starts, turns off in a split second - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer groundrat a b V Motherboard February 15, 2013 10:54:13 PM Probably toast. I highly recommend an UPS (uninterrupted power supply). Condolences, better luck. m 0 l mufarooq February 17, 2013 11:14:01 AM If your mobo has dust on it than it may have short circuit and resulted in no boot. specially when in humid atmosphere the the problem can be more severe. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAmd fx6300 overclocked to 4.3GHz, computer turns off in prime95. Forum SolvedComputer turns off after 15 minutes following repair Forum SolvedReset Button Turns Computer on and off Forum SolvedComputer turns on them turns back off. Pleas help Forum SolvedHelp! When i press the power button the computer only starts for a split second then turns off. Forum SolvedComputer turns off when gaming HELP!? Forum SolvedComputer turns on and after a second off Forum SolvedBlack screen on boot-up and computer automatically turns off after 40 seconds. Forum SolvedComputer Randomly turns off New CPU New Motherboard New PSU liquid cooling only when playing games Forum SolvedComputer turns on for half a second then turns off with new PSU Forum SolvedComputer turns off monitor Forum SolvedComputer turns off-on when booting, peripherals do not work Forum SolvedComputer Turns On For A Split-Second and Then Turns Off Forum Solvedcomputer infrequently turns off while in sleep mode Forum Solvedcomputer turns on screen doesnt come off the standby mode Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !