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I am away for the weekend now so I hope someone steps in if you need more help. do you smell any smoke or see any capacitors looking funky? And just to rule out something really simple, take out your ram and re-seat it. Elvandil, Mar 5, 2011 #2 Kira71 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 5, 2011 Messages: 3 It's blank.

Elvandil, Mar 5, 2011 #4 Kira71 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 5, 2011 Messages: 3 Anybody? See if you can borrow another AC adapter so we can eliminate that as the culprit. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. I got the Torx T8 screwdriver and uninstalled/installed everything myself using this guide.

Computer Won't Power On With Hard Drive Plugged In

I have tried slowly stripping parts out to see if I can get it to run further, but with no drives installed and even without the graphics card, the most I I believe the HP problem was a motherboard issue. I haven't even been able to put the disc in yet since the computer won't turn on.

Thread Tools Display Modes 03-01-2010, 02:49 PM #1 MisterAngry Join Date: Dec 2007 Reputation: 97 Posts: 1,506 Installed a new hard drive, now PC won't turn on... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Answer How old is the CMOS battery ?? Let us know. Computer Won't Start One more thing!

I checked a couple of connections and then when I tried to power up, the green light did not come on, there was no reaction from the PC nor the monitor.I Computer Won't Boot With Second Hard Drive You may want to (other solutions failing) do a bare bones setup: Unplug the power cables and data cables, (inside the box), from everything accept: The motherboard video card (if it Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... issue by Willy / October 3, 2011 12:27 AM PDT In reply to: Replaced failed HP hard drive, Now comp won't turn on.

Do you think it is my video card (geforce 4 ti4400)? Pc Wont Post About Valve | Business Solutions | Steamworks | Source Engine | Cyber Cafés | Jobs © 2014 Valve Corporation. Just a black screen, my computer won't turn on. Tech Reviews Tech News Tech How To Tech Buying Advice Laptop Reviews PC Reviews Printer Reviews Smartphone Reviews Tablet Reviews Wearables Reviews PC & Laptop Storage Reviews Antivirus Reviews Best Tech

Computer Won't Boot With Second Hard Drive

Aug 18, 2005 #3 eNx TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks don. see it here Press power switch. Computer Won't Power On With Hard Drive Plugged In my monitor, mouse, and keyboard still won't respond after i disconnected everything from the motherboard (except the cords farthest away from you connected to the optical drives). Computer Won't Boot After Installing New Hard Drive Register New Posts Advertising Contact Us Archive Web Hosting Sitemap Top Hosting and Cloud Web Hosting Talk HostingCon WHIR Hosting Catalog Hottest Hosts Data Centers Data Center Knowledge Data Center

Did you install Windows? "Booting up" means "loading an operating system", so there has to be one on the drive for the machine to boot. If it's bad, they have a 450 watt power supply for $49.99, or you could go a little bigger. also known as cmos. It just won't get any power with the new hard drive installed. Installed New Hard Drive And It Wont Boot

This should drain your capacitors in case there is a charge left on one of them. Please try again now or at a later time. Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

Welcome to Mac-Forums! Computer Won't Boot Windows 10 That narrows it down abit. Well now I'm getting around to replacing the hard drive in my macbook.

I agree with Chscag about the Leopard DVD, but the screen should still light up.

Just remember that the PSU will keep the values it it's plugged in. if you get nothing, then something is wrong with mtrbd.. So what you're saying here is that if my machine turns on without any hard drive installed... How To Reset Cmos I can't get power to my computer when it's installed.Click to expand...

You need an operating system. Contact Us - Steam Store - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.7Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc. If you want them to install it, it's also $49.99, and if you want them to run diagnostics on it (test the hardware if they can get it to boot) it Doesn't it only go in one way?

Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? No, it's on an "Eprom chip" permenant on the MoBo. Does this mean I bought a bad hard drive? Cargando...

Search User Find More Posts by Midnitte1 Find Threads by Midnitte1 03-01-2010, 04:00 PM #5 kalirion Join Date: Jan 2009 Reputation: 2977 Posts: 6,358 Quote: Originally Posted by Do I need to take it to the local store here called Connecting Point and just pay someone to fix it? TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. Also make sure the thin cable from the power button to the motherboard is connected.

The fans are running and cdroms open and close? if so it's not likely the psu, I'm thinkin MoBo. To comment on this article and other PCWorld content, visit our Facebook page or our Twitter feed. The boot order doesn't matter.

All Rights Reserved. It was running fine before I installed this new drive. But the machine should still turn on with the new drive installed, just like when there is none. I just find it strange to not be getting any video output through the on board or PCI graphics card.

Also my input devices are still not responding (monitor is not getting a signal, mouse is not lighting up, keyboard is not lighting up).