gateway gt5082

March 5, 2009 at 06:08:03
Specs: Windows xp

My desktop had been working fine, turned it off one night and then went to restart the next morning and the screen will turn on for a couple of seconds to the rgb square in the middle and then it will go black.....what could this be?

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March 5, 2009 at 06:58:20

Did you check the cables? Have you tried the monitor on another computer? Or another monitor on the problem computer?


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March 5, 2009 at 11:31:06

Possibly your PC has died. If you normally get a single beep when powering up and you don't now, your PC is dead.

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March 5, 2009 at 20:22:59

yes i have hooked a working monitor up to my comptuer tower and still comptuer turns on and I can hear it running along with the blue light on the tower is lite up. what else could it be?

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March 6, 2009 at 00:46:37

ageis is correct. Sounds like you've likely got a P/S or other major problem such as mobo, RAM, etc. (lights may still be on/disk spin even when some of the voltages are present, but if they're all not there it could be serious power-supply trouble). There's a few simple solutions you could try (see link to .PDF file below), but if you're not familiar with the innards of a PC (or feel uncomfortable inside one) then it'd be best to take it to a service tech or start saving up for a new machine....

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