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urgent. completely lost, cant make my monitor come on when i boot comp


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Ok clear something up is the computer actually on does it startup giving you beeps(thats if ti beeped before on startup) and fan noise, or is it just going off after you hit the button.

Go inside your PC and check you have everything connected properly and its not had any cables nocked out, you might want to try resetting the CMOS when you stick the old memory back in.

Oh and dude maybe you should post your complete problem in something readable you know bullet points would be good something along those lines, do what dsnette said to get the data off anyway and anything else you need that you cant lose, stick it in a freinds or family members PC copy everything you need to their hard drive then burn the data to a disk or onto a USB pen. After that to finish your project there is always the library or the old fashioned pen and paper. You really have to be careful when working on important stuff i copy my entire Uni work folder onto my usb pen regularly so im never without my work or PDFs i need.

Edited by warriorscot, 29 November 2005 - 01:49 PM.

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cheers for that. but it's urgent in the sense that i need my computer running perfectly with 1gig memory so i can sit on it for the next two weeks non stop and do my project...and i dont know anyone that will give me his computer for 2 weeks...
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i work on graphics n animation, i cant copy down gigs and gigs worth of data.... my computer starts up:

-fan works
-no beep
-screen is blank and off
-computer turns off after about 4 seconds
-after 2 seconds turn back on.
-screen still dead


-i put the old card back in. dont know what u mean by rese CMOs
-computer still acting the same.
-tried different monitors= same problem
-microsoft keyboard has a symbol near the caps lock green light, which is a square with 1 inside it, and it keeps blinking a green light...

that's about all i can say bout it...
pretty sure all the wires and everything is in place...
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take all the ram out of the machine and turn it on....what happens?
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Double check the wires to be sure. And did you take anti static precautions when you worked inside the machine.

Edited by warriorscot, 29 November 2005 - 02:12 PM.

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guys i dont know how to explain this, but i just unplugd the screen n plugs back in and it works....weirddddddd computers are weeeeiiirrrrdddd...


anywyz, this is with the old memory card.... could someone briefly tell me how i stick in the new one??? do i just unplug the computer stick it in and turn it on or do i need to do something special?? nice one
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no matter what crucial says....according to your motherboard's manufacturer...it's not capable of using a single 1 gig stick of ram...
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my motherboard is a compaq presario 6207ea is that what u checkd out? so what will happen if i put it in again? what's the worst that can happen?
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well....the WORST that could happen is that your motherboard gets torched....but the most probable thing is that you will have the same problem that brought you here....the system won't boot..
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web i just checkd gave me this for the motherboard...

Compaq Presario 6207EA Memory
Maximum Memory 2GB
Memory Slots 2 (2 banks of 1)
non-removable base memory 0MB



128MB Compaq Evo/Presario PC2100 nonECC DIMM (p/n 282433-B21)

$19.98


256MB Compaq Evo/Presario 184pin PC2100 DDR266 nonECC DIMM (p/n 282434-B21)

$29.98


512MB Compaq Evo/Presario 184pin PC2100 nonECC DIMM (p/n 282435-B21)

$59.98


1GB Compaq Evo/Presario PC2100 nonECC DDR DIMM (p/n 282436-B21)

$119.98
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Compaq presario 6000


Compaq Presario 6207EA



which one is it?
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6000 is what it says on the box outside.... and then the motherboard is 6207EA
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its a Compaq presario 6000, the monitor came with it...


Then you should learn to give the correct information from the get go!!!!

So what are the specs for the ram you bought??

Murray

Edited by Murray S., 29 November 2005 - 02:37 PM.

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haha u guys are too technical for me...it is the correct info, im readin it off the pc, not making it up... outside the box, compaq 6000, mother board name... 6207EA.. sorry im no expret guys :tazz:

the details of the memory card are identical details to any other memory card that is compatible to my motherboard...i just dont understand why uve said that it wont accept 1gig card, but will accept two 512 cards..?
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http://www.datamem.c...E_Compaq_A_C_E_
http://www.ramfinder...7ea-memory.html

and a multitude of others...that just list up to 512 as the maximum single ram allowable
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