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Dead PC help

Discussion in 'Technology' started by Coopz, 30 April 2007.

  1. Coopz

    Coopz Retired Footballer

    27 April 2002
    I have this PC that when i switch on it says on the monitor thats it has no signal

    i have opened it up and the hard drive and fans all work when switched on and i have replaced the GFX card and it still dosnt work

    also i have only heard a bleep once when booting it up so i dont think its even getting to the POST nevermind past it

    any ideas guys?
     
  2. Coopz

    Coopz Retired Footballer

    27 April 2002
    anyone?
     
  3. Chris Davies

    Chris Davies At least, I think I am Staff

    14 May 2003
    Tranmere Rovers
    Impatient bugger!!

    Make sure the memory is in correctly, that usually causes these kinds of problems (memory sticks out, so it gets knocked around a bit). Also make sure the processor is securely seated.

    If you know the make and model of the motherboard you can always look that up and see if there is an error-code section (which tells you what the beep or beeps mean), and if there is a BIOS reset jumper. I had a similar problem years ago and it was fixed by putting a jumper (a little plastic sleeve) over two jumpers for 15 seconds, which resets the BIOS completely.
     
  4. Coopz

    Coopz Retired Footballer

    27 April 2002
    thanks for the reply JB :)

    i fixed it not long after i posted.

    it was the motherboard in the end but im still gonna try that bios reset to repair the other one though
     

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