PC Wont Start

  Legslip 20:11 06 Mar 2008
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Switched on my desktop and monitor is blank and all I can hear is a beep - beep- continuous beep from th case. Any ideas?

  skidzy 20:13 06 Mar 2008

Possible psu or motherboard failure but can be the keyboard.

Try unplugging the keyboard and see if the system will boot.

  Legslip 20:22 06 Mar 2008

Unplugged all xtrnl devices kybd, mouse and monitor. Still the same. Any thoughts?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:54 06 Mar 2008

Reseat memory and graphics cards

  daxian 21:00 06 Mar 2008

hi legslip....
it could be a number of things ...most likely would be graphics card not seated ...memory module failure..cpu fan failure .
open the case and look for fans turning when switched on ...if all working ,then switch off and take out the power lead ,earth yourself on the tower case .then check graphics card is properly seated ...with
a lot of use they can become unseated (expansion/contraction),firm push to make sure it is
in all the way .....same with memory make sure they are locked in with the clips....then plug in and test
Dave.

  skidzy 21:01 06 Mar 2008

Continuous beeps point towards motherboard fault/failure or psu failure.

  Legslip 21:11 06 Mar 2008

Wierd, Couldn't find anything loose but unplugged all and plugged in again and hey presto! Put the RAM (single stick) into a different slot. All OK now. Thanks again!!

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