Computer won't Boot, hard drive light stays on

By kikkoman808
Dec 30, 2009
  1. i recently had blue screen error due to memory ram. i bought a new ram installed it now when i start my computer the hard drive light stays solid red i get no signal for my monitor. and the cd & cdrw (both are seperate slots) lights keep blinking even though i have no cd in them. please help!
  2. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,393   +107

    clear the CMOS (best to unplug the system and pull out the battery on the motherboard)
    Do that for 30 minutes then connect back and turn on the system. If you still have issues then the RAM Voltage is not compatible with your mother board.
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