Computer won't boot

By thewolfe
Dec 9, 2006
  1. Computer won't boot

    Have a friend's e-machine T2042 running Win Xp.

    The machine won't boot.

    I tested (power tester) the PS and it seems ok.

    When the power cord is plugged in the HD light on the front flashes and the floppy
    drive makes a click at the same pace as the light. I unplugged the floppy and nothing
    changs except the floppy drive click is gone.

    The HD doesn't start and the chip fan runs.

    The power button on the front does not do anything.

    They said they were getting beeps but I'm getting none now.

    What next?
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    How exactly did you test the psu??
  3. thewolfe

    thewolfe TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 238

    I have a tester that I plugged the connecter from the PS into that normally goes to the MB.
  4. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    That will only tell you if a psu works or not!! If the psu has a problem when loaded then the tester is no good!!
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