My computer won't boot

By Jhong
Jul 16, 2010
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  1. I need help! My computer won't boot. I opened up the computer and I tried to reseat the RAM memory. Now the computer doesn't post. The fan turns on, and the power light comes on. I don't even get a bios setup screen. HELP ME!
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,421   +217

    The graphics card may have died or perhaps the power supply is failing. Can you post your PC specifications for us?
  3. Jhong

    Jhong Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 62

    CPU : Intel® Celeron® Processor 4401
    (2.0GHz, 512KB L2 cache, 800MHz FSB)
    Operating System : Genuine Windows Vista® Home Basic with Service Pack 1
    Chipset : Intel® 945GC
    Memory : 1024MB 667MHz DDR2 dual-channel capable memory (1 × 1024MB)
    Expandable to 2GB
    2 DDR2 slots total, 1 DDR2 slot available
    Hard Drive : 160GB SATA II (7200rpm, 8MB cache)2
    Optical Drive : 18x DVD±R/RW Supermulti drive featuring Labelflash™ Technology3
    Up to 8.5GB with dual-layer media
    Write max: 18x DVD±R, 6x DVD-RW, 8x DVD+RW, 8x DVD±R DL, 12x DVD-RAM, 48x CD-R, 32x CD-RW
    Read max: 16x DVD-ROM, 48x CD-ROM
    Media Reader : 15-in-1 high speed digital media card reader
    CompactFlash® I & II, IBM Microdrive™, Secure Digital™ (SD, Mini SD™4, SDHC™), Multi Media Card™ (MMC, MMC Plus, RS-MMC4, MMC Mobile4), Memory Stick™ (MS, MS Duo5, MS Pro, MS Pro Duo5), xD-Picture Card™, SmartMedia Card
    Video : Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
    Up to 224MB shared video memory
    PCI-Express® slot available for upgrade
    Sound : 6-channel (5.1) high-definition audio
    Communications : 56K ITU v.92-ready fax/modem (RJ-11 port)
    10/100Mbps Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port)
    Peripherals : Standard multifunction keyboard
    2-button wheel mouse (PS/2)
    Amplified stereo speakers (USB powered)
    Ports/Other : 6 - USB 2.0 ports (2 front, 4 rear)
    1 - VGA
    1 - Parallel port
    1 - Serial port
    2 - PS/2 ports (keyboard and mouse)
    3 - Audio (rear): line-in/side (stereo), front/headphone (stereo), microphone
    2 - Audio (front): microphone, front/headphone (stereo)
    1 - RJ-45 Ethernet port
    1 - RJ-11 modem port


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