My computer works for only 3 seconds and then shuts off what is the problem? Tags: Homebuilt Computer Systems Last response: July 13, 2012 6:41 PM in Systems Share nessell July 13, 2012 6:25:00 PM My Computer tries to start but shuts down after 2-3 seconds what is actually the problem? More about : computer works seconds shuts problem | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove italstalpf3 July 13, 2012 6:41:48 PM nessell said:My Computer tries to start but shuts down after 2-3 seconds what is actually the problem? Might be a faulty power supply. I had that issue before and I bought a new powersupply and the problem was solved. Also make sure you have everything inserted properly. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>My computer works for only 3 seconds and then shuts off what is the problem?> Related ressources: ForumMy Computer Turns On For 3 Seconds , Then Shuts Off ForumComputer shuts off a few seconds only if hard drives are plugged in ForumComputer shuts off a few seconds only if hard drives are plugged in ForumMy computer starts and 2 seconds later beeps and shuts off ForumComputer shuts off after a couple seconds of gameplay ForumComputer shuts off after 3 seconds ForumComputer Build: System shuts off seconds after turning on ForumHelp: Computer Build: System shuts off seconds after turning on ForumComp[uter shuts off after 3 seconds ForumSystem shuts off after 3 -5 seconds ForumM4A785-M Bundle, Turns on for a few seconds , shuts off . ForumComputer shuts off after 5 seconds , no beeps ForumNew Build shuts off after 7 seconds ForumNew cpu, computer shuts off after 2 seconds ForumComputer turns on for about 3 seconds then turns back off ForumComputer turns on for a split second then shuts off ForumPCI compatibility question ForumWhat do you think of my 1st Gaming PC? Forum[Solved] New Gaming Rig in 4 mo, cpu and what to buy now or later? ForumDell Optiplex 740 graphics card problem More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !