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EMachine W2686 Booting Problems


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Mr.Chow

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I have a EMachine, Model w2686 and am having booting problem. When i go to press the power button the computer will turn on but i see nothing on the computer. I don't see any BIOS of any kind or hear any beeps.

There are alot of funky things though going on with the computer for instance:

1) The media reader's SD/Multi Media light is on.

2) CD led light remains on as soon as I press the power button.

3) Moniter will not turn green when i switch between on board video and AGP. (Monitior has been tested with other computers succesfully)

4) I have formatted the HD succesfully. Hoping that this was a virus and it would be erased.

After all these things the computer still functions the same. I cannot see anything. I think it might be a BIOS problem possibly, but i have not tinkered with it latly.

Edited by Mr.Chow, 24 November 2006 - 04:45 PM.

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Last time this happened to me I disconnected the system box from the mains, opened it up, earthed myself to the chassis to discharge any static, then carefully removed and reseated everything that was removable on the mobo (RAM modules, expansion cards etc.) then checked all internal connections for any that may have been loose.
Bolted it back up, switched it on and, hey presto!, it booted up!

Obviously something had become unseated or worked loose, but of course I never had the patience to try one thing at a time so I'll never know precisely what it was! But it did revive what I thought was a dead duck.

Edited by pip22, 25 November 2006 - 02:31 PM.

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Well Ill try it although I am thinking it is a a mobo problem now. I fits what is happening ... I will try just cleaning the whole system thogh until then. :whistling:
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