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So I turned on my computer today which has no OS on it because I wanted to do a clean install and it is not seeming to go past the boot screen. It won't even let me into the BIOS info. Anyone know whats going on?

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Emachines E2862
No OS
4 Gigs of memory.

Edited by Loco Metal Head, 11 May 2009 - 01:39 PM.

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I wanted to do a clean install

To do so, you boot from Vista, or recovery DVD.
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I understand that but I can't even put an OS on it because it won't boot any cd that I put in. I can't switch the boot order either because it won't let me into BIOS
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How do you try to access BIOS?
eMachines use DEL, or F2 keys.
What happens, when you try?
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Yes, I have tried accessing BIOS and for my computer it's the F2 key which I know for a fact because I've needed to get into my BIOS quite a few times before. When I hit F2 now though.. well.. nothing happens. If I hit basically any of the other F keys I will get a beeping from my tower but that's all.

Edited by Loco Metal Head, 11 May 2009 - 05:36 PM.

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Can you see anything on the screen?
Can you hear hard drive, fans spinning?
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I see the emachines logo on my screen. I hear the fans and the computer trying to start up. I even think I hear the CD drive start up but then it shuts off really quick.
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It may be power supply not giving enough juice.
Those Bestec PS are pretty infamous of that.
With eMachines, it's always a good idea to get better PS, no matter what.
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So what do you suggest?
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I suggest replacing PS.
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Where would I get the power supply for it? Radioshack or something?
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I have no idea about your location, and what stores you have around. I don't think, RadioShack have any power supplies.
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