My 15 year old son has an eMachines T2825 with the following specs: CPU: AMD Athlon™ XP 2800+ Processor (2.083 GHz) with QuantiSpeed™ architecture Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP Corporate Edition Chipset: NVIDIA® nForce™2 Memory: 512 MB DDR (PC 2700) Hard Drive: 120 GB HDD 2 Optical Drives: 48x Max. CD-RW Drive; 16x Max. DVD Drive; 3.5" 1.44MB FDD; 8-in-1 Media Reader(USB 2.0, Secure Digital (SD), Smart Media, Compact Flash, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Micro Drive, Multimedia Card) Video: NVIDIA® GeForce4™ MX graphics Sound: nForce™ 6-channel Audio Network: D-link wireless Extreme G He plays World of Warcraft heavily, and was having some trouble with lag. At the suggestion of a co-worker we upgraded his video card to an Apollo 6800 128 Geforce 6800 128MB DDR AGP 4X/8X Video Card for his birthday. For a while this seemed to help, but then he started noticing response issues again. Much to my chagrin, he decided to open it up himself and attempt to switch back to his onboard video. He could not get the computer to work after that. I have since tried his old monitor with the onboard graphics (with the 6800 completely removed) and with the upgraded card as well. Since his monitor was old, I tried both conditions with another monitor that was known to work. I could get no video with either. I do get one long beep, a significant pause, then a repetition of the long beep and pause until I turn off the computer. I could find no reference to this pattern when I researched the POST beeps. Any ideas? He is now wanting us to scavenge some from this pc and build him a new pc for Christmas, but of course I'd much rather salvage this one. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm fairly technically competent, and built one pc about 4 years ago, but personal computers are not my strongest area. Thanks!