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#1 Stark14

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Posted 15 May 2005 - 09:15 PM

I recently open my computer to clean up, and get the dust out, so I also took the battery in the mother board and change it for a new one, since that has been there for about 6 years now. The problem now is that it won't start, it just makes a beep, and does that for quite some time. It does not display anything on the monitor as well. can anyone help me?

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#2 Rimmer

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Posted 16 May 2005 - 12:56 AM

I guess you've tripple checked the battery is in the right way round? You could have knocked something while you were cleaning or worse you could have statically damaged something. Assuming something got knocked, unplug and reseat everything except the CPU then try again. If you still get beeps see if you can identify the code from here:
http://bioscentral.com/

You might have to clear the BIOS - there should be a jumper somewhee near the battery that lets you do this. Check your motherboard manual for how to find and use it.

Edited by Rimmer, 16 May 2005 - 01:12 AM.


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