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 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 »

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 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

My computer screen goes black when i Press the up arrow button?

The setup is wrong. The up arrow is putting the computer into Hibernate or the monitor unto standby. Does the computer keep running or is it turning off too??Have you tried a different keyboard? Bo... Read More »