my moniter is not working

Mirsoft / Petium 4
January 11, 2010 at 18:05:06
Specs: Windows XP
my hard dirve beeps like for times and my moniter does not come on there is nothing worng with the moniter i got another hardrive and the moniter is working the keyboard and mouse dont come on i am not a tech person so please help it started off when i wipped my keyboard with a wet tissuse but i unplug the key board and tried it still did not came on only one time when i put the moniter button off and turned it on but now that is not working.

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January 11, 2010 at 18:30:18
Let's straighten out the terminology first.

It is not your hard drive that is beeping. Your motherboard produces POST beeps on startup that indicate whether or not the system passes/fails Power-On-Self-Test. (POST)

4 beeps indicates a problem and the exact meaning depends on the version of BIOS installed on the motherboard. BIOS = Basic Input Output System. It is the dragon-brain of all computers and they do not boot up into an operating system unless POST is successful.

Is your system a brand-name unit such as Dell or Gateway etc? If so then post back with details of the make/model number and we might be able to help you identify the bios version and beep error code. Q? Are the four beeps all short or a mix of short/long?

How long ago did you wipe down the keyboard with wet tissue and have you attempted to dry it out using for example a hand-held blow dryer? Was rhe PC running when you wet the keyboard? Do you have another keyboard you can try? ( most systems are set so they will not boot without a working keyboard)

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January 12, 2010 at 14:25:25
it is gateway. i wipped the keyboard for like a min and dry it up with the dry side of a tissuse and i wipped the moniter with a dry tissuse.the pc was off when i was doing all i dont have another computer that i can try but i got another hardrive and the keyboard and mouse work on them only use tissuse no blow dryer. my heater in my house was like on 75 or something like most times.

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January 12, 2010 at 14:27:25

(no i dont have another computer )sorry i ment another keyboard

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