Computer won't restart if turn off!

Marc Rios marcrios84 at
Tue Sep 18 18:28:25 UTC 2007

What you says seems to be hardware problem... try to check it with

2007/9/18, megan <meggalen at>:
> Hi,
> A big thanks to those who helped me with my synaptic packages manager
> sources troubles, and yes I have been able to configure evolution after
> I changed my email address.
> A little more than one month ago I installed Ubuntu 6.10 on a HP
> Pavilion a520n, from a dvd in dual booting with Windows XP. I don't know
> if it did it the first time (I almost never shut off my computer)  or
> later, but when I shut off my computer I couldn't turn it back on. There
> was no more power. If I unplugged it and plugged it back a few minutes
> later that worked the three first time and I had been able to turn it
> on. After the third time it didn't turn on at all, no more power in the
> computer. I thought I had a windows virus and I changed the hard drive.
> The power came back. Then, I changed my computer of location and had to
> change the power supply, it turned on ok. Now if I turned my computer
> off again it does the same thing I have to unplug it to have the power
> on. Does anybody knows why my computer is doing that? Did I configure
> something wrong somewhere or is it a problem with the computer itself?
> Your help would be appreciated
> Thank you
> Megan
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