Help with an emachine

By rlsbret
Mar 2, 2007
  1. Initially the computer would not come on, I had to replace the power supply...and the fan...and it came on with an error message regarding the A drive. I would over look that and when it got to the windows screen it froze. I disconnected the A drive and now when I plug it into the monitor...I get nothing...and the light (signaling computer on) keeps flashing...

    I know the monitor works, cuz I am using it now...

    Windows XP Home Edition
    2.5GHZ intel celeron procesor
    40 GB
    E machine T2542
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Unfortunately, when the psu went bad, it`s probably fried other components as well, including the mobo. This is a common occurrence with E-machines. See this thread HERE.

    Our forums are littered with stories just like yours. :(

    Regards Howard :)
  3. rlsbret

    rlsbret TS Rookie Topic Starter


    I just was hoping there was something else I could do before I gave up...when looking online they suggested the graphics card...but I don't know why that would freeze windows...

    I will give up and call the emachine the winner...this time...

    Thanks again
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Another Emachines bites the dust... Prepare to have the power supply and the motherboard replaced, if you don't want to buy a new computer. What is the Emachines model number and how old is the system
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