Computer failing to start up? Test your power supply first. Many forums advise swapping your power supply to see if that’s the fault. But what if you don’t have a spare? This video from Corsair shows you a simple way of testing your power supply, and may, as it did in my case, reduce your stress levels when your computer fails to start up.
How to run command prompt as Administrator on Windows 8:
- Press Win+X to open the power user menu
- Press A
- Right-click the bottom left of the screen
- Click ‘Command Prompt (Admin)’ in the menu
If you are running in desktop mode then the second set of commands will only work when the ‘Start’ image pops up and you must right-click on this image.