my desk top computer

January 27, 2011 at 05:31:55
Specs: Windows XP
hi my desk top computer fires up but nothing on monitor,tried different graphic card also tried putting new hard drive in with windows disc but still nothing on moitor,tried holding power button with main cable disconected still the same any sugestions really apreciated,thanks in advance Terry

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#1
January 27, 2011 at 05:38:56
Computer can start without hard drive. Do u hear any beeps? Do u hear fans spinning? Do u have a spare psu? Please list the system specs.

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#2
January 27, 2011 at 05:57:53
not sure the specs are all fans running.all lights are on get one beep at start,but nothing on monitor

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#3
January 27, 2011 at 06:24:38
Alright try reseatting the RAM. I know it sounds funny but literally just remove the RAM and pop it back in.

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#4
January 27, 2011 at 06:34:25
Hi thanks for your reply,not sure of the specs as it is my gransons computer.all fans and lights are working ok,regards the beeps just tried the computer again get no beeps

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#5
January 27, 2011 at 06:37:45
resat the ram still same but 1 beep nothing showing on monitor

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#6
January 27, 2011 at 06:54:02
Without system specs it's hard to help. One or two short beeps means the system is posting.

We can not fight new wars with old weapons, let he who desires peace prepare for war - PROPHET.


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#7
January 27, 2011 at 20:56:55
Check my # 2 here for some things to look into:

http://www.computing.net/answers/ha...

Beeps are important. Not sure if you're getting some or not.

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