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Q: guys my computer wont start and wont have a display

guys,

my computer wont boot and still it wont display.
i already changed a video card and stil it wont.
it have no beep at all and it will not display.

what should i do?

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A: guys my computer wont start and wont have a display

does it beep any. if not this will indicate more major problems. (unless you dont have beep speaker installed) a mother board is programed with a set of beep to play if there is a problem like such as three beeps if the ram is not working, 1 long beep if the vid card is not working etc etc. I DO NOT KNOW WHAT YOUR BEEPs WILL BE. if you are not getting these then you need to find out why. see if you have a speaker inside your case. if you do and all of your fans spin but still no action from you pc then you may have a larger problem such as mother board or processor.

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Help,

having to use the works computer to post this. My home pc is failing to startup.

Before it had gotten this bad, I had experienced crashes and reboots whilst it was working. They became more frequent and now the computer wont start at all. The power comes on, the fans all whirr, but the computer doesnt even get to the point where it displays the introductory bios screen.

Any advice?

Computer is a little old now. Intel 2600k inside.
 

A:My PC wont start - Even the BIOS start page wont display

Hello leicestersq,

Please provide information about your computer, this includes is it a notebook or desktop, is it a custom build or brand name such as Dell or HP, if a brand name, provide the model name or series number (not serial) if a custom build post the brand and model name or number for the MB, the RAM (including the amount) add on video card if one is used and the PSU (power supply unit) providing these details will enable us to better assist you.
 

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before this happened ive noticed a few weird things when turnign on my computer.
when i push the buttons i can hear the fans and everything go on, for a second, then it turns off, than turns back on
than when its loading(before going on xp)
its said something about overclocking failed
do i want to go back to settings
or continue with default

i chose default, than after that everything went normal, turned off my computer...and i couldnt start it up again

wheni push the buttons theres nothing on the sceen, i can hear the fans,
but there isnt that BEEP sound that i usually hear when i start it up.
the screen is all black, i cant even go into bios.

so i gave it in to repair, they fixed it, said somehting "ROM" n "flash" cant remember

the computer worked for a few times, than the samething happened, no display... im pretty sure its not the monitor.

anyone know whats wrong,how do i fix it?
i think i have the same problem with this guy..
http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/257759-pc-wont-start-up-literally.html
 

A:No Display, computer wont start up!

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help!
i have a hp pavilion 6767tx running visa 32-bit on 1.8Ghz with 3gigs ram.
last night i shut down my laptop, but realized that i left my cd in the drive.
Thus, i started it up again, and wen the hp logo came, i ejected the disk and held down the power button until it shut off, without waiting for it to start up.(i know, very stupid)
the problem is that now when i start it, nothing happens. It doesn't even show the hp logo. The processor liht does not flash even once. The DVD drive whirs twice and goes silent.
HOW DO I START IT??
PLEASE HELP!!
 

A:Solved: computer wont start! doesnt even display hp logo!!

Try tapping F8 on start up and see if you can get into safeMode

Or tap F2 or Delete key and choose boot from the HD
 

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So I turn my computer off one day only to find it wont start the next day. I open the case up and see the led is on. I flip the switch on the power supply off then on and quickly press the power button. My computer starts but the following time I shut down the computer it again wont start and now the led is blinking. I've never had any issues like this before, any help would be appreciated.

I don't routinely use many usb devices, only my mouse and keyboard and every now and then my ipod. I figure the issue is likely either the power supply or the motherboard. The ps is almost two years old while the motherboard is only about three months old.
 

A:Computer wont start, power supply wont start, blinking led

It sounds to me like your PSU is the problem, get a hold of another and plug it to your computer and see if that will make it start, if it doesn't it might be BOTH your motherboard and PSU. A bad PSU will burn a motherboard.
 

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BAsically i started getting this message recently on my pc - "Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key"

So i had a backup saved onto my ext hard drive but when i go to boot options it only detects my cd/dvd rom and the floppy disk..neither the internal hard drive or the external hard drive are detected.
any help appreciated guys!
 

A:XP wont start up. Doesnt detect my ext HDD either to boot my backup :( need help guys

Hiya kel2 and welcome to TSG.

Go into BIOS by pressing either F1, F2 or the DEL key (it should tell you on-screen just after you press the ON button). Make sure your CD/DVD and hard drive/s are showing and being read correctly and also make sure the boot order contains the system`s hard drive in at least second position, if not first. It`s worth checking the physical connections to the hard drive as well, especially if it`s just started happening.

Some motherboards don`t access the USB ports as a start-up option so not finding your external drive immediately isn`t so much of an issue although depending on the mobo itself, there might be an option to enable it.

Jenny
 

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Hi guys (thanks for reading this post!)

my husband bought a laptop for xmas about 2 years, maybe 3 ago, from Currys so I doubt it's still under waranty.

Anyways, here's the problem

We were using it normall and then the next day we tried to start the laptop:
pushed the power, starts with that normal booting writing, then it goes like it's about to load Vista, but this mouse pointer a bit larger then normal appears and the screen goes to Tech (now I read that this is like a repair thing that was pre installed cause the laptop was bought from Currys and I imagine the have a deal with this company to fix any problems)

I don't mind installing a new OS like Windows7 but I'd like to be able to save the 'pictures and documents' in the laptop if at all possible. I'm not that good with pc so dont go all technical on me... (I use a mac myself, never had problems...)
anyways it come with this screen and gives you a few options, and tried all of them, says the pc had come errors or something and to try to reinstall but the Vista came alrady installed on the laptop....

Let me know if you know how to remove this techguys or how to save the info on the laptop so I can just clean wipe and reinstall...

I you want, I can try taking pics and posting them... and i will get the specs in a sec...
IT's an Advent 9115, intel pen duo core, with vista home premium

Mimi
 

A:Help: ADVENT wont start vista - Tech Guys popup!

You could make a bootable Linux Live CD or USB flash drive if you want to recover the files. Puppy Linux is probably your best bet, it sells itself (in so much as a free product can be said to sell itself) based on its small size and ability to do just this kind of work on Windows.
 

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Nothing will load on my Compaq Presario 700 notebook. It wont even turn on in safe mode.
When I go to turn it on it sounds like the hard drive attempts to spin. I don't hear the fans, but all the lights come on. The battery is fairly new and everything is plugged in properly.
All this began when I was running Macromedia Dreamweaver MX and it locked up forcing me to shut down.
Any ideas?
 

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Ok i recently was infected with spyware but I installed a firewall called Panda and immediately started acting weird, so I said to myself ok uninstall it, no matter how long I leave the remove programs box open it wont load, so its just empty and Icant remove it, when I try by opening the program then clicking on the uninstall it will say error, my computer wil also not open internet explorer, it opens it just doesnt load, the only way i can go on the internet is if i right click on the icon and click start without add-ons, and it also wont shut down!!!!!!!!! please help, i have no clue what to do

A:Help Computer Wont Shut Down And Wont Uninstall Programs And Wont Open Internet Explorer, Please Help!

Did you came from HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum? Else I would suggest you to read up here and post a HijackThis log for malware experts to take a look. If they declare you clean and you still having such problem, then you can come back here and post your question again.

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Hello
my sons pc wont start the display, i have tried my monitor but nothing as well. he was playing a game the fan got loud and he turned off the PC, since then he has had trouble getting it to start the monitor. Also the keyboard and mouse don't get power wither. the PC sounds like it is starting OK.
I bought him a new power supply, he changed the motherboard with my old one, he said it started and showed display from on-board for a short time but didn't recognize the graphic card. or alloy for driver uninstall. he bought it out to me, i tried putting my monitor on it with no joy. it seems to be running ok with the old power supply or new.
any and all help would be gratefully accepted
cheers
 

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Ok, it all started when i was dloading a program to make windows setups.(.msi). Then i decided i didnt like it and uninstalled it. After tht was done. I decided i was going to stick with Inno Setup. I have used it before and liked it. But then i noticed all or most of my desktop icons were missing. And all the start menu ientries were missing. So i figured i had a virus. SO i went to do a system resotre. But found that i oculdnt find it...due to to missing folders. So i decided i would then try to boot into safe mode. When i tried to boot it said it cannot find a file(same with normal mode). Ubfortunely i dont remember what it said. I think it said windows cannot find NRDL press ctrl alt delete to reboot. or somthing like that. Any ways i tried a few more times and it all failied. SO then i tried the windows recovery console. Nothing. I really didnt know whre to go with it. Then i decied to go into the bios and reset. Or i thought i was resseting them. I seleteced. "fails proof settings". But then i rebooted and things got worse. My monitor is now getting no signal, it says it is ocnnected though..... So i cant see what i am doing. Please any ideas. I have a Programming project that i have been working on for months now. i dont wanna lose that. And a Lang arts project. I am very computer savvy but i have tried everything. and yes i tried a differ monitor. No Dice.

Specs.

Xp Home
Nvidia 6200 TC
amd 3000+
Standard Monitro.

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I have recently taken out my 128 mb SD ram chip and put it back in and now I cant get my moniter to display anuthing and my keyboard and mouse dont work...I do get three beeps but it takes like three minutes for them to sound.
 

A:My monitor wont display/my keyboard and mouse wont work...

Without more details about your motherboard, it sounds like your memory is not seated properly, or you damaged it when you took it out.
 

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If I leave my computer alone for over 10 mins, the display turns of from non-use.

Sometimes, as usual, if you move the mouse it will turn back on normally.

Most of the time recently - and only since I got my Windows 10 update, but that may just be coincidental - when the display turns off, it seems the computer goes to sleep. If you shake the mouse, press the power button etc - it looks like its starting up again but it never completely gets there. The power up button will light up, the wifi sign will go orange and the computer will make a noise, but only for a few seconds before they stop and the lights switch back off. Then after a few seconds it tries to turn back on again, fails and repeats. I could leave it doing that for ages and it'll just be on repeat. It doesn't matter what I click, nothing helps it start up properly.

(Not sure if this matters, but if I left the Caps Lock button on before the display turns off, the light stays on no matter how many times you press the button. It's like its frozen, along with all the other buttons and screen)

The only way that I can get the computer to start up, is by holding down the power button to force a shut down and then powering back up from the start. Sometimes it'll start back up normally, othertimes it'll say "windows configurating" and sometimes it goes start to a green "restarting" screen after powering up.

It's very weird and it's getting annoying now because sometimes I've lost work that hadnt be... Read more

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my 1 year old NEC versa laptop wont start up. it turns on because i can heaar the fan, and it beeps twice but the screen wont come on, and i don't think windows truely starts. please help.

A:Laptop wont display screen or start windows

Sam, when you power on your laptop do you see the initial boot information prior to the windows log on screen?

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The other day I updated my laptop which is a Dell Inspiron 17R running Windows 7 home premium, when I updated the computer booted ok took longer than usual, I restarted the laptop but this time it wouldn't boot up, it came up with a black screen saying repair windows(recommended) or start windows normally, I clicked repair windows it said searching for problems, attempting repairs this took about an hour and a half but unfortunately did not resolve the issue I sent the error report to windows, I restarted the laptop again,  attempted booting it in safe mode no luck and the same other various options I can try but no luck they all just crashed the laptop and began restarting it,  tried repairing it again and this time it took my to a screen with various options like load backup open cmd and format my hard drive, loading the backup did nothing and  wasn't sure what to do with cmd so decided to part ways with my stuff and format the hard drive, I did this and the laptop was formatted but the OS was still on the hard drive and it was like the first time I opened it all of my personal things were gone but win 7 home premium was still there, I set it back up again installed AVG anti virus etc downloaded a few movies ran fine the next day it said windows updates need installing so, I  did , 145 updates were made  turned my laptop back on and again it was booting up and crashing followed the steps I mentioned before noting was working after messing around wit... Read more

A:Computer wont boot, wont boot in safe mode, wont load repair centre

Hello there,
 
It seems like you did not perform a clean installation of Windows and that's why your system is acting up. 
 
Follow the steps below to install a new copy of Windows:
 
1. To format your hard disk during Windows 7 installation you will need to start or boot your computer using the Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive. Insert your Windows 7 disc in your CD/DVD drive. Please note: will need to restart or turn on your system with the disc in the drive. 
2. After turning on your system with the CD in the drive go ahead and press any key when prompted during your computer post routine and then follow the instructions presented on screen. If you don’t see this go back to step 1 to setup your BIOS to boot from CD or USB flash drive depending on your installation media.
3. On the Install Windows page simply enter your preferences and click next.
 
4. Accept the Windows license agreement.
 
5. On the “Which type of installation do you want” page go ahead and choose the “Custom” option.
 
6. Select Drive options (advanced) on the “Where do you want to install Windows” page.
 
7.  Select the partition that you want to change, choose the formatting option you want to perform and then follow the instructions.
When allocating space choosing the default MB size for your drive is typically the best for most users since you want to take full advantage of all your disk... Read more

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Hi,
None of my internet browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, mozilla or the new one that comes with Windows 10 will open or load. Also when I click on my Windows start button it does nothing as well as the dialogue next to it that says I'm Cortana ask me anything. I have run Malwarebytes anti-malware and it has identified 0 threats. I have adware antivirus but it won't run. Any help would be appreciated thank you!

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Hello,

Today I noticed that I could not open my start menu with neither the windows button, ctrl + esc, or a click of the mouse. I've also had a problem the last couple of days saving/opening files in one of the programs I used to make music. I tried to go into safe mode to do system restore, but the safe mode didn't boot. It scrolled all the system files on the screen but then just stopped and nothing happened.

So, I tried the other option (forget what it's called) that lets you perform various other system restoration tasks. I brought up the system restore screen from there, but got an error that said something about corrupt files so it could not perform the restore. I checked again, and all my restore points had been deleted.

Lastly, when I click computer, all the drives are blank with no names beside them, only the icons. I can still click them and they seem to be functioning normally, so I don't know if there is a relation to this. I don't know if some registry files were deleted or if there is some other problem. I didn't notice the start menu/safe mode/blank icon issues until I just recently installed the latest windows update.

Sorry if this seemed a little long winded, but I would appreciate help from anyone.

Thanks,
adub2b23

A:Safe mode wont boot, Start menu wont appear and various other problems

Hi -

Try a repair/ install - http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88...all-vista.html

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Last night I updated windows 8.1 from windows 8.
It got to the stage where it needs to restart so it done that started the configarations and once it reached 100% it restarted.

Since then what happens is when i press power on the samsung logo comes on the screen then the black screen with the windows picture then the bsod comes up for around half a second and it restarts. then it constantly does this.

The whole cycle only takes a few seconds.

Ive tried booting in safe mode but this isnt working so I downloaded kav rescue on another computer and saved it on a flash drive, But it wont boot off this either.

Any ideas?

A:Windows wont start after 8.1 update wont boot in safe mode

What does the BSOD state? Most times it is a driver issue with the Display drivers. Other times it is hardware.

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I got a new p4 3 gig with hyperthreading pc. For a while it was working like a charm, on overdrive. But only after a week of use, I started to have problems. While playing very visually demanding games (Battlefield 1942, Medal Of Honor) I would keep gettin those dreaded blue screen of death thingies. I would get one of 3 errors. One said, "IRQL_NOT_EQUAL_TO_OR_LESS_THAN" another said, "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA" although im not quite sure about the NONPAGED part, i know it said non something. And the other one I think I only got once and cant remember exactly what it was, it had something to do with IRQ.

Now on all of them it said it was shutting down my pc to avoid hardware damage. Which it did, I had about 3 seconds to read the screen before my pc shut down. After a while, It got so bad that I would get an error while just browsing the internet with explorer. I tried taking out my vid card and using the on-board video, didnt work. I dont remember if xp stopped starting or not, but I decided I should format my hd to fix the problem. I only have the xp upgrade cd so I had to install win98 first. Win 98 installed fine, except that on the first startup after installation my pc resarted itself and I got the "failed startup, choose an option" thing, I chose normal start up and it worked fine. So then I tried to install xp again. I got to the part where it restarts to install xp from the files copied from cd. During that installtion phase, It said... Read more

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No matter what option i pick in the safe mode list, the computer will not start. when i choose any of the safe modes, (safe mode, safe mode with networking etc) the computer displays a list of random commands (i dont understand any of it) and then restarts. If I try to Start Windows Normally, or use last settings that worked, it seems to start loading, and then restarts.

Any ideas?
 

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I have a Intel Pentium D 915GAV motherboard, pentium 4 2.8GHz processor and 512MB RAM . Computer was working fine .
I have bought a new Nvidia Geforce 9400 GT.
After inserting the graphics card in the slot, when i turn on, monitor doesnt display anything. But processor fans are rotating at idle speed.
So i removed the graphics card and turned on the computer. The computer was working fine. Now i am using the computer without graphics card.

Why the computer doesnt display when i insert the graphics card?
Is there any motherboard/video card compatibility problems?
 

A:Computer wont display

Well, you need to install the drivers for it first, it should of came with a cd with the drivers, but these may be out of date, I suggest going to the manufacturers web sight and downloading the latest drivers. I hope this helps
 

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i have a hp stream 11 pink laptop. one day my computer been working perfectly fine the next day the screen will power up with an hp symbol for a minute and then go blank and it would do that nunstop.what can i do i neet this fix asap

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I turned off the power carefully opened up the case of a computer from a friend of the family, put in 512mb more of ddr ram to add to the 448 already in there. It beeped when I turned it on, so something was awry I turned it off again and tried again and the beep code went off again. So I said ok nvm then and I took out the ram I put in, now then I started up the computer and no beep code but also the monitor displays nothing. I dont see any fry marks or anything and im sure this computer uses ddr ram, I tried leaving the power off for a while. Oh yeah and before when I would start it up the fan was crazy loud, now its at a normal pace. There is a lot of dirt in there, I blowed it out with a household fan, considering taking a leaf blower to it, theres what almost looks like dried mud on the cpu fan. I am thinking of reseating everything, thats all I can think of hmm any thoughts?
 

A:Put RAM into a computer now it wont display anything

OK reseating the ram and cleaning with a eraser worked, oddly enough it was ddr2 ram in it, but ddr ram fits into its slots and even odder the ram in it says 512mb not 448 mb, which I thought was odd. anywho crisis adverted.
 

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I have bought a new power supply to a computer that has recently stopped working. then i plugged it in and now it turns on, like the light says its on and the fans run but no image comes up on screen. i tried onboard vga and my card. neither worked. what could be wrong? i even tried another mobo and the same thing.
 

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My pc will turn on but will not display on the monitor, very rarely it will switch on like normal. Every time this happens the computer lets off a high pitch squeaking noise and the fans and components sound like they're revving. I have to keep turning it on and off by the main power button on the PC and after about 10-20 times of doing this it will just turn on properly with no weird sounds or nothing like there was nothing wrong with it. Please help me to try and figure out what the issue is and what I need to fix or repair. The squealing noise sounds as if it's coming from the main power box inside the computer. Please help, thanks.

A:(help) computer wont display on monitor

I have tried the unplug everything and hold the power button down for 30 seconds technique but it rarely works.

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So i have this Shuttle xpc barebones computer that i been trying to get working i had found a dvi-hdmi cord that worked well on it so i powered it up and everything seemed fine until it just sat there on "Starting windows" and wouldnt get past that screen.. So i tried to reset it but whenever i tried booting it up into that i would get lead to a black screen. I decided to open the computer up to see what was in it and it has a 2tb WD Black HDD as well as a seagate 120gb HDD, (which i attempted swapping out for a seagate 500gb HDD) there is 1 4gb RAM stick and the cpu is an intel core i3. So after putting everything back together i went to turn the computer back on and to my suprise there was no working display and i noticed the computer was turning on running for a minute then restarting itself. I tried troubleshooting the issues but cant seem to figure out what i did... So if anyone can help me out it would be greatly appreciated because i been looking online forever and csnt find nada.
 

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I moved about half a year ago and left my old dell xp desktop in the garage ever since. I just took it out to use it, But it wont show anything on the screen. I tried reseating the ram and cmos chip, and tried two 2 cords on two monitors, with flushing the remaining power by unplugging and pressing the button but no luck. Computer sounds good and i can feel my hdd running but i cannot get anything to show up on the screen. It worked before the move, any idea on what i can do to get it working?

A:Old computer wont display on monitor.

Has the graphics card been jiggled loose by the move?

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I moved about half a year ago and left my old dell xp desktop in the garage ever since. I just took it out to use it, But it wont show anything on the screen. I tried reseating the ram and cmos chip, and tried two 2 cords on two monitors, with flushing the remaining power by unplugging and pressing the button but no luck. Computer sounds good and i can feel my hdd running but i cannot get anything to show up on the screen. It worked before the move, any idea on what i can do to get it working?

A:Old computer wont display on monitor

Has the graphics card been jiggled loose by the move?

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okay yesterday my computer was just fine i was looking at a web page that said something about cant display it properly due to something with java then all of a sudden my desktop picture quit working. I was using wallpaper spinner which made my background change every minute. I have been using it for almost a year and never had any problems with it. Now when i go into properties to put a wallpaper up they are all grayed out and i only have the option of a color for my background. Anyone have ANY idea on why it cant display pictures and only colors? I have went into my pictures and right clicked and hit set as background and nothing happens i cant even use pictures that came on the computer for wallpaper and my wallpaper spinner was running and it wasn't even showing anything on the background. I really need to figure out what is going on its driving me crazy!!
 

A:my computer wont display a background

There are 2 different things that I think it could be. The first one is your spinner software. That might just be some kind of junk software put on the internet. Try uninstalling it and seeing what happens.

If it is not the software then you probably clicked on a type of virus from that webpage that you were talking about. Here is what you can do. Download Hijack This by clicking here. Then install the software. Next get a scan for your computer with Hijack This. Copy and Paste the results into a new thread asking someone if they can check it for any viruses. If someone replies to you saying there is then locate that file and delete it. If it is a Windows system file then find a way to replace the file with a brand new one. Your last resort would be to reinstall Windows on your PC. Please reply and tells me what happens.

P.S. Don't use any kind of software for your wallpaper. Just put a single picture as the background. It may save you from more trouble.

Good Luck!
 

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I am so frustrated! emachine only 10 mnths old. when starting gets to the welcome screen and reboots. have run all the scans and system restore - gives me an error System Restore ox8000ffff now it wont even start in safe mode! also had the error Startup Repair offline should I just shoot it!

A:Windows 7 wont start up, wont restore

Do you notice if the screen flashes a quick blue before it restarts?If it does, go back to the Safe Mode menu and select instead Disable automatic restart on system failure. The computer will try then to boot normally. If booting should fail and 'bluescreen', the PC will display it instead of rebooting. If possible, take a picture of it and insert it into your next reply. Otherwise, type in what it says.

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I turn on my computer fine and the Windows XP boot comes up. After that the whole screen goes blank and there is nothing that I can do about it. I just tried to reconfigure my display to use the right resoultion for my new monitor. It came with software to run the moitor at optimum preformance and what not. I put in the disc and the autoplay on the disc never engaged so I opened up my computer and tried to get it to start from there. No luck. I tried opening up each individual driver and all that from the cd. I got to one called "true color" or something like that ( I dont really remember sorry) and installed it on my computer. I promped a restart and everything was going fine until the screen went blank after the windows xp boot screen. I've checked the internals of my computer and everying thing is ok. I've also tried using my old monitor only to get the same black screen. Any suggestions on how to fix would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Hello guys.

Yesterday I spent my whole day building my new gaming computer, I am fairly sure I have put it all together the right way as I watched a lot of online videos and read the manuals for everything as I was doing it. But after I did all of this I expected it to work, But it doesn't The computer turns on and all the fans spin up but there is nothing on my monitor? it just doesn't respond. I know for a fact that it isn't the monitor. Everything I bought wasn't cheap apart from the PSU, That was the only thing that was cheap. So if I show you all of the parts I has could you please take some of your time to help me figure out why I am not getting any display? but so far the only thing I can think of would be a 'crap' Psu. Thanks.

Motherboard - http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/...m3plusallchipsetmotherboards/ga-970a-ud3.html

RAM - http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/...ddr3-pc3-12800/1600mhz/cmz8gx3m2a1600c9b.html

Case - http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/cases/sgc-1000-kwn1.html

CPU - http://www.dabs.com/products/amd-fx-4100-am3--3-6ghz-12mb-95w-7R41.html?src=15

Graphics Card - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/140654591026?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

PSU - http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/powersupplies/nov-psu650.html (this is the only fault I can think of it being)

Thanks for looking at this people. Please let me know if I forgot anything.
 

A:Solved: My Computer wont show a display! HELP!

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To start my computer stopped displaying about 2 weeks ago. The issue is once in a blue moon it will boot up normally and display but if i turn it off it will not display again for a few hours to a few days. At first i thought it was the psu so i replaced it and it still had the same issue. Next i did a test with a friends computer to test gpu. Both his and my gpu worked in both his and my computer. So i started using the computer again that day and turned it off later. The next day the issue came back and at this point i am stumped. Only idea i have ledt is motherboard but it seems wierd that both graphics cards worked that day just fine but now its back to not displaying. Also i tested the monitor by using 3 different monitors and it did not display on any of them. The computer is 3 years old and never had this issue before. Please give me some advice on what you think it is.

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Today I got a second display for my computer, all is working well. But the problem is, when I try to put the computer to sleep, it wont go to sleep. All it will do is lock the computer making me enter my password like it was asleep.

I am not sure what to do in this situation. When I had one monitor, I could go to start>sleep or hit the sleep button on my keyboard, and it would go to sleep without a problem. But now with the second display, no chance. I hope that someone is able to help me with this.

Thank you.

A:Computer wont go to sleep, Dual display

Start here Lastwake Command

Also open Device Manager and go to Monitors and expand it. Right click your new monitor and select Properties. In the Power Management tab, if checked then uncheck Allow this device to wake my computer.

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I posted on here before but i think my post got pushed down too far. Anwyay My computer has been restarting randomly for a couple of months now and now when i turn my computer on nothing appears on my screen. The fans in my computer are running and lights are on inside but nothn happens on screen. Any suggestions of what could be the problem?

A:Computer Keeps restarting, now monitor wont display

sorry here are system specs:

motherboard: ASUS| CROSSHAIR IV FORMULA 890FX
power supply: PSU CORSAIR|CMPSU-750TX 750W RT
CPU- CPU AMD|PH II X6 1090T 3.2 G AM3 RT
SSD 128G|CRUCIAL CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1
DVD ROM LITE-ON|iHDS118-04 18X %
GTX 480 Nvidia Graphics card
Windows 7 64-bit

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I'm new to this game but having pulled my daughters old PC apart I thought Id put the new one together,save some money and all that.
easy enough til I switched it on. nuthing! oh hang on the cpu fan runs and the harddrive hunts, sometimes the cd-rom looks as well, not always.

wot did I use?

MS-6378 MOBO WITH INTEGRATED GRAPHICS/SOUND
DURON 900
128SDRAM
RECOMMENDED H/SINK'N'FAN
2nd hand H/D.......it works ok in this machine I on so thats ok.
monitor has its own power supply so thats not in the way.

got any clues cos Im lost the mobo isn't shorting on anything so......HELP!!!!!!! pls!!
 

A:[SOLVED!] new computer wont bleep, display or anything,just whirrs!?!

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Hello everyone,

I have finally bought and put together my new beastly computer, but something is wrong.

I have connected everything as best I can and my uncle, who built his own computer, cannot find anything wrong with the way the components are connected. But when I plug my moniter into the 8800GT, nothing happens. I have tried three different moniters, (2 CRT and 1 LCD) and the best I can get is a "No Signal" image on the LCD. The other two remain black.

I have also tried removing and replacing the card, like it says to do in theTrouble-Shooting section of the card's manual, but to no avail.

The fans all start spinning around, the LED's light up... but that's about it. nothing else happens.
(The moniters all work on the other computer, just fine by the way).

It looks very pretty and all, but it isn't exactly living up to my expectations.

Is it normal for a PC to do this untill the OS is installed? I would appreciate any information anyone might have as well as any advice.

Also if anyone can post a link to a good "How To Build A Computer" guide for noobs, I would be very grateful.

Classic Rock.
 

A:Built a new computer, but the monitor wont display an image

Check your MB specs

You may want to look at your motherboard specs.
Some MB if it's SLI requires you to flip a jumper if you are running with 1 GPU if not already set by default. Also if you are running a single GPU it may also require you put the GPU in a specific PCI-E slot.

Good luck.
 

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i really have no idea, i believe its a problem with the actual start up button instead of the computer itself, ive pried the thing open, seeing the generator is on, everythings in place and there are lights on, showing there is power. any ideas?
 

A:powers in, but start button wont start computer

Does it boot?
 

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Hi i got this pc desktop of mine that boots every 1 month( i count it) i had no idea what happen to my pc it happens when i clean the pc (only the fans and all its surroundings) seriously i dunno how to troubleshoot a computer and i dunno where to post to get some help so i hope u guys still help me

some methods that i do/info's
Power on self test - no errors
i made sure that there were no loose cable inside the pc

A:about a pc wont boot hope you help me guys

Hi clark, and welcome to Seven forums!

Can you explain your issue in a little more detail and what do you mean, exactly, by saying the PC boots every 1 month?

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my friend has a new computer but kept her old monitor. The old monitor "blew up" ie she saw sparks and so she disconnected it and bought a new monitor. When she switches her computer on now it wont start. It seems to get part of the way as the monitor light comes on but then switches off. nothing else happens. What could it be?? What can I do to put it right for her???
 

A:computer wont start

Try a different video card in the PC, that probably got toasted as well when the monitor went.
 

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I know u guys get this a lot but i need sum help my computer wont boot up. it worked for several months and now when i try and start the fan spins up on the processor and the hard drive light turns on permanantly but nothing happens. no beeps no nuthin. any ideas?
 

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Recently, my brother got a new computer and put his old one in a closet for about a month, before he decided to give it to me. Unfortunately, this computer that was working perfectly fine when he set it aside now wont start. It turns on well enough, the fans come on and everything, and according to his description, because I don't actually get it until I drive up there tomorrow, fans come on, screen wont come on, drive sounds like it's trying to load something every twenty seconds or so, and the hard drive light doesn't turn on. Anyone have any idea what's happening?
 

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Hello everybody reading this thread,
First of all i would like to thank you for taking the time to read this. I just got done building my new computer the specs are as follows.

motherboard- intel d915gevl
processor- intel pentium 4 530j 3.0ghz
memory-1 gig ddr2 533 ram
os- windows xp (if i can ever get the computer started lol)
hard drive- 80 gig maxtor diamondmax 10 sata drive
case- kingwin mutant x gaming case with a 420 watt psu
(i dont really know what other info you need)

well here it is in a nut shell, i've built computers before, never really went for the gaming case thing, i usually just stick to the average case but i wanted to do something different this time, everything is hooked up ,the little green led is lit where you hook the psu into the motherboard, i press power, nothing happens, i hold it in for 4 seconds then let go it makes a kind of hissing noise, it only lasts for a second not even. i unhooked everything and hooked it back up numerous times its still the same thing, there is one weird thing i have noticed for my fp header on the mother board i have the usual pwr sw, hdd led, reset sw, but instead of our usual pwr led, they turned it into a molex connector. i dont know if that is the problem, i've trouble shooted my **** off lol, i've tried to get a hold of kingwin because when i recieved the case there was no book paper work or nothing just a reciept. well i have e-mailed them so many times, the first time i waited a wee... Read more

A:my new computer wont start

Hi jeffdogg, sorry to hear you are having problems, I hate it when that happens. The first thing I would suspect, is the power supply. If you have an extra power supply, try that. Let us know how it goes.

Edit: jeffdogg, disconnect that power led wire, you don't really need it for now. I hope you are not talking about the square four-connector cable from the power supply? If it is, that you will need, if the MOBO is a P4 ATX MOBO.
 

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when i first start windows there is the usual screen but there is some lines going vertically through it. When i come to the safe mode option screen my computer works fine if i go into safe mode but when i try to go in regular windows the windows loading screen starts and everything is going fine except the lines running up and down the screen. All of a sudden the monitor turns black. The computer is still running but there is nothing on the screen. I dont know what is going on and i really dont want to have to go pay a hundred bucks to have it fixed if i dont have to. If anyone knows what is going on please help me, Thanx

A:Computer Wont Start!!

please reply if you know what is going on

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I need a live chat person that i can talk to in real time and not wait for a day.someone said you guys were the best for responding in a decent time frame. i put anew motherboard in this computer and itworked for a while but now its acting like its receiving no power. no fans nada. help pls
 

A:help pls computer wont start

Have you tried swapping out the power supply with another, "known good one"?

Can you give specific details on your computer hardware, motherboard make and model, operating system, etc.
 

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ok, heres the thing. this morning i got on the computer (xp home) from sleeping in half the day away and suddenly zone alarm starts bringing up all these new programs that want to acess the internet. and then avg starts saying i have a new virus, one after another.

so i run avg and adaware and take out like the 70ish new files. for some reason though avg didnt find anything (even though it told me about the new viruses) so then i desided to do some windows updates. after working around behind the constant "get sevice pack 2!" stuff (havent gotten it yet because ive been hearing nothing but bad news) i noticed that i missed about 8 important secrutity patches. so i install and update them and then it asks "would you like to restart your computer now?" i figured, "ok, everything seems to be fine now" so i clicked yes.

so my computer starts to restart and doesnt get very far (only to the intel processor screen) then i get "no signal" on the screen and it all starts over. and then it just keeps looping over and over.

the night before i didnt even do anything. i got off from playing final fantasy 11, and then started to work on some animations of mine. and then around 12 at night i went to bed... it was weird though because my comp didnt want to shut down right away like usual.

i would list the names of the viruses avg stated and the new programs that zone alarm mentioned, but it all kind of happened to fast. i tried s... Read more

A:computer wont start up

most of the time your RAM is checked in the post screen after the CPU. If it cannot pass the ram tests then you may have lost some ram. Open her up and check all your connections and re-seat your cards and Ram. If you can get into the bios and check things out there. It could also be the processor or Mobo but usually you wont see anything. Since you freeze before anything boots it may not be the OS.

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