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Computer won't boot up


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samiamnurnot

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It's an emachines T2885. No system beep, but it does engage the monitor, it just doesn't boot up. Help?
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wizzy2k5

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Hi there samiamnurnot and welcome to geeks to go...

I understand you are having problems booting up your computer and I understand you get as far as the manufacturer's screen then it goes blank.

Most computers make a beep at startup to signify everything is ok however you are not getting this so this in my mind is 1 of 2 things :

1 - power supply failure

2 - motherboard failure

if the pc starts to which it does then the power supply is fine so I would think this is a motherboard problem.

I have seen this many times with emachines machines.

If you have a spare motherboard that will work for your emachines computer and has the same processor socket and ram try a working motherboard.

I hope I have helped you in some way I wish you every success in getting your machine working again.

Thank you

wizzy2k5
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happyrock

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unplug from the wall...remove the case side cover.....plug back into the wall...press the power button..
does the power supply fan spin when you turn it on...
does the cpu fan spin...
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