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Emachines 1900+ gets power to the monitor and computer but wont boot

I turn on the computer and monitor.the monitor powered up the computer fans came on even the cpu fan but wouldnt boot not even a flicker on the screen. the hard drive light comes on and stays on. ive tried a new power suply,new ram,and a new hard drive. anny help would b awsome thanks

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Re: emachines 1900+ gets power to the monitor and...

Buy a dianostics card, and find out if its the RAM, CPU, OR Motherboard. (sounds like a ram or CPU problem though) if you have more than one stick of ram in the system, take one out, and power it up, if still not response, to the other stick out, and put the stick you took out the first time, and put it back in.

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