What happens when you press the power button on a computer ?

Answer same as any power button lol you turn on the electricity. computer does the rest

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My computer won't turn off no matter how many times or how hard I press the power button.?

try going to start and clicking shut down computer

It comes up system error press power button and power button at the same time?

No you must purchase a data package from AT&T for $40.00, no excuses with them. But if you unlock it you do not have to pay for internet as long as you have wifi were you are

My computer will not turn on. I press the "on" button and nothing happens. What could be wrong?

1. Check the power cord, surge protector, etc. to be sure everything is connected.2. You may have a switch issue. Unplug the power cord from the computer. Then, while holding in the "on" button... Read More »

Why do we press the start button to turn off the computer?

To excess the options babe to turn the computer off. lol