computer wont boot

  plugg 11:21 29 Oct 05
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my e machines pc is terrible sick.it started when i tried to reinstall windows xp,the machine just powered down after about thirty seconds,now there is no powerw at allI've installed a new power supply and tried the processor in another machine which works ok,but still no power.could it be a ram failure ?or should I replace the mother board?
Pete

  Splork 11:33 29 Oct 05

Sounds like a motherboard failure - if the RAM was faulty you'd more than likely get beeps at POST indicating the fault. Have you unplugged every possible device except perhaps the HD and tried it?

  plugg 11:43 29 Oct 05

thanx splork i'll try that &let u know what happens!

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