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hey, when i start my comp up i get vertical line on my monitor,every time i boot up they are different colours,then the emachine logo appears but i cant read any characters on the screen.i tried reinstalling xp from the cd but it get to about 13minutes and an error come on but i cant make out what it says because of the lines, got any ideas thanks john
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1. Try clearing your CMOS by removing the battery for at least five minutes with the power disconnected.

2. Try replacing the battery on the motherboard with a new one.

3. Swap the power supply with a known good one, or have it tested.

4. If none of the above work, I'd suspect a bad motherboard.
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