computer won't start

  BIGXXH 20:46 PM 30 Mar 11

Hi All
The problem i have is that i turned computer off a week ago as i had another one that i wanted to try out,went back to the original computer set it all back up and all i get now is a constant beep and nothing on the moniter any idea what the problem could be.


  Jameslayer 20:57 PM 30 Mar 11

If you have moved it its possiblethat you have nocked something loose. I would check all the wires are plugged in.And if that fails check all your cards are seated properly.

  Strawballs 21:02 PM 30 Mar 11

Do you have onboard and a graphics card if so check that the monitor is pluged into the card, I have known people do this as the card will often disable the onboard automatically.

  BIGXXH 21:30 PM 30 Mar 11

Thanks for the quick reply tried your sugestions but nothing still blank and still three annoying beeps any other sugestions.


  ronalddonald 21:33 PM 30 Mar 11

you have grounded yourself and looked inside for all the cables the ram.

  BIGXXH 21:39 PM 30 Mar 11

Yes i have looked inside can't see any thing amiss what would the ram have to do with the problem, i could learn something here.


  ronalddonald 21:52 PM 30 Mar 11

If ram cards are loose and not seated properly, could cause beeping.

The Power supply unit couldn't of died could it ? and the power cables you didn't mix them up from one computer to the other by chance

  ronalddonald 21:53 PM 30 Mar 11

power cables are suited the power supply unit different voltages.

  Jameslayer 22:03 PM 30 Mar 11

Oh I just presumed that all power cables were the same. Hmmm wondering if I should check.

  wee eddie 10:45 AM 31 Mar 11

They will be in a regular pattern. I hope that these will give you some idea.

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  BIGXXH 13:18 PM 31 Mar 11

Thanks to all who gave there advice but it seems like the motherboard has gone as all the memory modules are working in another machine.

Thanks Again BIGXXH


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