hp m7529c won't boot, hp screen only

By lbjeb55 ยท 6 replies
Sep 15, 2007
  1. Ok, here's my situation. My PC shut down psu was bad, replaced with anew one same kind, when i turn it on, all the fans come on, it goes to the hp startup screen,then stops. I have tried removing all the hd,cd,dvd,vidio card,fans and any other cable one at the time, but still no good.
    the keyboard will not work, have tried two, same thing..
    no beeps, but a clicking noise from around the ram area.
    Could the ram stop it from going to bootup
  2. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,012

    try booting with one stick of ram in
  3. lbjeb55

    lbjeb55 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It passed Test one, i get one beep.

    test two: I then plugged a single stick of RAM into the MOBO i the first 1st blue RAM slot nearest the CPU.
    Jumped the start button again as before and then i did not get beep, no beep at all. just the clicking nosie where do i go next
  4. lbjeb55

    lbjeb55 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    , plus tryed both sticks
  5. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,012

    this seems to be a memory problem.. Have you got another computer you can try them in? Also take both ram out and boot, you should get a series of beeps

    Regards Jase
  6. lbjeb55

    lbjeb55 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    with no ram installed, i have one beep
    with 1 or 2 ram installed,i have lockup
    no i will have to buy some ddr400, cl3
  7. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,012

    well theres usually around 3 beeps when no ram is installed..

    Ask one of your mates to check your ram in thier computer

    Regards Jase
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