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#1 rixmaestro

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Posted 16 December 2007 - 11:46 AM

My computer did not start. When I pressed the on button, I heard three beeps, and the fan's noise is louder than usual. The red light of the CPU (i think that indicates if the CPU is processing) is not blinking (it did not even turned on). What's the problem of my PC and how can I fix it?

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Posted 16 December 2007 - 12:35 PM

First question: Do you have access to an XP CD (not recovery CDs, please)?

#2: Did you check all connections for proper fitting?

#3: Do you have access to another system, in the event that parts need to swapped out (temporarily) to see if they function?

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Posted 16 December 2007 - 01:05 PM

1. sorry, but what is XP CD? anyway, my CD drive is empty (if you are pertaining to a compact disk)..

2. yup, i've already checked the connections.. there's nothing wrong with them..

3.i do not have..

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Posted 16 December 2007 - 01:24 PM

OK...what is model and manufacturer of the system, please?

Do you know how to put the memory modules in and take them out?

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Edited by hamluis, 16 December 2007 - 01:27 PM.


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Posted 16 December 2007 - 11:08 PM

If the fan is running louder than usual the first thing I would do is open the case and see if your CPU heat sink and fan a full of dust. The beep a code for that specific motherboard, if you have the user's manual look to see what these are indicating.

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Posted 17 December 2007 - 11:21 PM

either memory or video i predict....

if u want it fixed like, asap-ish, i would drop it into a pc shop for testing (not fixing!! - due to markup n all..)

otherwise u really need access to some spare known-good parts..so yeah,

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Posted 19 December 2007 - 05:05 PM

Unfortunately as posted above if the computer post and beeps that usually means a hardware failure and the only way to test for that is swapping parts :thumbsup:

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Posted 21 December 2007 - 03:21 AM

Hey...

Can u tell us which mobo u have and which type of BIOS u have????

like AMI, Award etc

Once u find ur bios make, go to this webpage and check out wat the beeps mean

http://www.amptron.com/html/bios.beepcodes.html




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