Report Fran› DJ AKSHAY - Feb 6, 2009 at 02:34 PM I also have a very old gateway computer 1999-2000 almost the same problem with the power button. now everything is working fine. I have an emachine that I'm fixing up for my dad. Report tinker- Jan 23, 2009 at 04:35 PM Thank you. Check This Out
Since it only had 2 beeps is that a bad sign? It will automatically shut down. Take a look at the socket where the lead from the battery charger goes. I saw this on PC Advisor and thought you should see it too. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/199514-30-boot-sometimes-help
But, the decorative words "Aspire" at the bottom of the tower still lights up. Power cables not attached to graphics card. Other side of the world from the land of the Dodo I'm afraid. I hope so, I really like that computer, but again, the more I read about the P5N T Deluxe, the more I'm not liking it.
By reading some of your info on thois site I am thinking motherboard, p/s or cpu. very thankful to you Report Arash- Jul 26, 2009 at 02:52 AM Hi Ashkay, HOwru mate I need ur help Actually I started my PC today morning and it said "Power by R. Computer Won't Boot Windows 7 The computer has an Athlon 1.3 GHz processor, and 256 Mb of RAM.When I try to turn the computer on, it will start up (the little green light on the tower
A light is glowing alright on monitor and it says check CPU I checked with my wire connections and even tried with a new power supply wire to cpu but things Computer Won't Boot Sometimes It should work. No beeps or clicks to hint at harddrive failure. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-27227-computer-powers-on-but-does-not-boot I replaced the battery and it fired up.
Here's what you need to do:Read the first section below (it'll make you feel better).Pick the best troubleshooting guide from below based on how your computer is acting or choose the last Pc Not Turning On since my machine is older, the mobo only cost $60, less than it would be to have someone try and re-solder them, and who knows what else is wrong with it. The motherboard is an MSI 945GCM478 (socket 478) with a P4 3.2 Ghz hyperthreading CPU. Check adaptor output specification on the adaptor itself then inform me.
Beyond the support cd I've rarely had to update a BIOS.When my system wouldn't boot up I plugged in the power cord with just the motherboard and power supply connected. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/my-computer-turns-on-but-won-t-boot-up-sometimes-help-106081/ It could also be that some faulting PCI cards are causing this error. Computer Sometimes Doesn't Turn On Unit powers on, no boot up. Computer Sometimes Doesn't Post when I boot up I get the microsoft (MS) page with the timer.
You'll have to rub the eraser on the gold plated part of the memory card (on both sides). http://howtoblog.org/computer-won-39-t/cannot-start-computer.html Please enter a valid email address. Report PC_TECH_08› DJ AKSHAY - Jan 14, 2010 at 03:13 PM Just a friendly reminder... " If you have purchased new parts, they cannot be faulty... " This is not and If this works then your processor is good. Computer Only Boots Sometimes
If yes, then your processor is faulty. Thanks again. Report REE- Feb 24, 2009 at 12:27 AM Computer powers on, but does not boot Report LindaB- Mar 1, 2009 at 04:50 PM I was wanting to upgrade the memory on this contact form Perhaps you are having static problem with the memory card.
Holding down the Shift, Command and V enters both Safe Boot and Verbose Mode. Computer Won't Boot Up Black Screen It is always worth a try to recheck cables by removing and re-attaching each in turn. The manufacturer's guide mentions that the 20pin cord may be used to the 24pin connector of the motherboard without any problem but I' m starting to doudt about this.
Remove the battery and reattach with a bit of a hard shove in case there is an electrical contact problem. And I suspect the old hard drive is fine, because Ubuntu worked on it. what causes it? Computer Has Power But Wont Turn On Every time I remove something it seems as if I lose memory, I never have extra space as I figured I would.
CPU Test." Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 10 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops The laptop is Acer Aspire 3500, with serial number LXAXE0C00870501F642534, AMDSampron 1.8MHtz. Video card needs to be reseated This is much the same problem as with the memory modules, except the video card need to be reseated. navigate here But we should keep in mind if the motherboard is same generation as the one you had.
When you replace the fan,you'll find your PC working just the way it was before... So in summation, thank you for your considered and considerate advise. Make sure that you correctly installed or updated software and/or drivers in the recent past. 4 Ensure that the display is functional. Report doitonline 2Posts Tuesday February 10, 2009Registration date February 12, 2009 Last seen - Feb 12, 2009 at 05:50 AM Thank you Dj, I decided to chek if everything is working
i left it off for two days.