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Delete the drive in the device manager (under control panel).

Reboot the computer, go to device manager and click on drive, pick update drivers and leave on automatic. It should search your computer and the internet for the appropriate driver.

E-Machines... | Answered on Oct 14, 2014 | 57 views

If you know the manufacturer of you dvd player, you need to go online and down load the driver. Windows 7 should find it for you, but if your are still running Windows XP you will have to find it online.

E-Machines... | Answered on Oct 09, 2014 | 83 views

I believe you might want to set the boot to

1 DVD (first)

2 SATA Drive (second) Maybe you didn't have this listed as 2nd.

If you have a disk in the DVD drive it will say press any key to boot from the DVD drive.

E-Machines... | Answered on Oct 03, 2014 | 62 views

Need more info. Can you tell me what operating system you have and the exact error that you see on the screen. If the error is in a box, is there anything written at the top bar of the box?

What happens when you press CTRL + ALT + DELETE at same time?

E-Machines... | Answered on Oct 01, 2014 | 36 views

Does it freeze completely? Is this the first thing you do after starting the machine? Try unplugging the machine and removing the side panel, it may be caked up with dust around the cooling fans. Try cleaning them out with a small brush and vacuum cleaner.

E-Machines... | Answered on Sep 23, 2014 | 56 views

if you need processor information or hardware info download the program Zcpu to read the specs OR you can go to the manufacturer and read their specs

E-Machines... | Answered on Sep 22, 2014 | 71 views

it could be many things, but my guess would be a power supply failure, take it to a local reputable shop and they can check it out.

E-Machines... | Answered on Sep 15, 2014 | 268 views

It can't format the drive it's using at the time.

If you don't care if it removes everything on the disk, you can boot up from the Windows 7 install disk, and the installer can format your disk.

E-Machines... | Answered on Sep 12, 2014 | 62 views

Download ccleaner, it`s for free.
Clean and then check for errors in this program.

E-Machines... | Answered on Sep 09, 2014 | 43 views

On some versions of Windows pressing ctrl-alt-del twice will bring up an alternative login box. If it does, try the user Administrator with no password.

E-Machines... | Answered on Sep 07, 2014 | 74 views

what operating system,

if xp start in safe mode by pressing the f8 key why booting then the admin account will become active use it to try and log in use either a blank password or try the word password as the password

E-Machines... | Answered on Sep 05, 2014 | 90 views

The only difference between the 2 models was the -03 had the 2.6 Hz CPU and the -07 had the 2.7 Hz CPU and a slight redesign of the case.

Graphics, HDD and RAM all the same on both models

E-Machines... | Answered on Sep 04, 2014 | 59 views

sounds like windows explorer is crashing. Most likely due to a virus. Please ensure that you have or your virus protection is not disabled or being disable (by a virus)

E-Machines... | Answered on Sep 03, 2014 | 39 views

It could be a number of things...
Could be too low a power supply for what you are trying to run.
Could be bad capacitors on the motherboard (check for bulges or brown spots).
Could be a short somewhere! I have worked on a number of computers that would work fine, until (short for whatever reason) then it would act weird again. One would work fine till I put the side panel back on, then I would get all sorts of operating errors.
Try running system with bare minimum components (or one at a time) to see which one is causing the problem.
Might want to reset the BIOS while you are at it too.

E-Machines... | Answered on Aug 31, 2014 | 59 views

Either your mouse has gone bad; if it's a wireless the battery might be dead; the mouse is disconnected; or your computer is frozen.

E-Machines... | Answered on Aug 26, 2014 | 83 views

In simple terms, you have a hardware failure, probably in your motherboard, hard drive or memory.

The beeps your hearing, are there for a reason. The way it works, is, when you first turn a computer on, it goes through a "Power-on, self test", (know as a POST).

During this period, the BIOS queries the system hardware, such as the hard drive controller, the i/o ports, the memory, etc. and expects to receive back a specific return code which indicates that the specific hardware is running properly.

If it finds a failure in some element of the hardware, it will issue a specific pattern of beeps to tell you which part of the system is failing. (It does this because the system may be unable to display the error on the screen).

Each of the different BIOS manufacturers (BIOS is an acronym for "basic input output system, the hardwired code that talks to the actual hardware), have their own series of short and long beeps, for the different type of failures. So to know where the failure is, you must first know what BIOS manufacture you have in your computer.

Some of the more popular manufacturers are: AMI, Award, IBM, Phoenix, Macintosh, etc.

When you first turn on our computer, the display will report which brand of BIOS you have, and its version.

Once you determine the brand, you can go to any number of web pages that have a cross-reference for the beeps for each brand on BIOS.
I think most adhere to the old IBM PC beep codes as follows:
No beeps: no power, bad CPU,
1 beep: normal
2 beeps: POST/CMOS error
1 long beep, 1-short beep: motherboard problem
1 long beep, 2-short beeps: video problem
1 long beep, 3-short beeps: video problem
3 long beeps: keyboard error
Several long beeps: memory failure (most common fault)
Continuous hi-lo beeps: CPU overheating

You can check with the following websites to get an idea of what's going wrong.
Computer POST and beep codes
How to Diagnose Computer Beeps eHow

Often times a SIMM has come loose in its slot (or corrosion on the connector tabs). If your getting a memory error, you can try opening the box and try re-seating each of the memory Simms to see it that might be the problem. (When you have them out, look at the row of pins along the bottom and see if any look corroded.)

E-Machines... | Answered on Aug 25, 2014 | 93 views

Try this link http://www.quietpc.com/files/download/streacom/power-switch-FC5.pdf

E-Machines... | Answered on Aug 16, 2014 | 67 views

*** NOTE***: Before you do this, if there is anything on your computer you would like to keep, Make an attempt to save it to a CD, CD-R, or DVD. Depending on what OS you are using, Microsoft platforms by re-booting your PC, and when you see the Microsoft Logo appear, begin repeatedly tapping the F8 key this will produce a command prompt screen giving you several options too toogle between , one of which is "Restore To Factory Settings" select this and follow the prompts! Hope this helps!

E-Machines... | Answered on Aug 14, 2014 | 69 views

Reboot pc and after post press f8 for safe mode login, you can get administrator login, then go to control panel- users-your login. There you can chane/remove your password... thanks!

E-Machines... | Answered on Aug 13, 2014 | 54 views

plss Chang c mos battery set date time&SET bios first boot heard disk than restart your pc

E-Machines... | Answered on Aug 11, 2014 | 27 views

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