PC FAILS TO BOOT

  PHILL1 16:02 16 Sep 07
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Hi,
When i swith on my PC the power light comes on and the hard disc light comes on but fails to boot up windows . Any ideas?

The power light stays on , the fans and drives work but nothing happens

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:27 16 Sep 07

Any noise from the HDD?

Any beeps?

If it appears to boot but the scrren is blank - check mointor leads and power. Switch off PC and remove refit graphics card.

  PA28 16:28 16 Sep 07

Set the BIOS(Hold DEL key down whilst booting or look for message on screen) to boot from CD and use your Windows(?) system disk to get the machine booted.

  woodchip 17:34 16 Sep 07

When you boot does anything come on screen?

  PATRIOT 21:14 01 Oct 07

Hi to you all, I have an XP pc that will not boot, When I switch on the monitor wakes up then swithces itself off,the pc beeps once and swithes off though some times only the power LED goes off and the HDD led glows slightly. The PC tries to shut down but sometimes the PSU fan stays on even when the power LED is off.
I have tried changing the PSU for a new one but can getb the PC to boot up. I swapped a W98 tower unit in its place ie connecting to the XP's keyboard/mouse and other periferals. that PC then developed the same symptomd 2 days later.
Any one out there with a solution or similar problem?

  woodchip 21:57 01 Oct 07

This thread as not been closed can you start another thread as the thread originator will be getting e-mails for this one

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