I turned on my computer.. modem light coame on and fan ran like usuall but the moniter screen goes screwey! Yes it turns on but a blue box shows up and you can do nothing! Sonner or later the monitor shuts off and so does my key board. please some one tell me what is going on...
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Re: The crazy blue box
Crazy stuff here.. it might be the display or the harddrive check the pins on the display cable. how old is the PC? and have you added anything to the computer to damage the motherboard? I suggest doing a system recovery it might solve the promblem.
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It sounds like one of three things. Two are pretty unlikely.1. RAM has gone bad. Really unlikely. Usually if this happens the computer will not boot but beep at you.2. Video Card has gone bad. Also unlikely. Usually the computer will sound like normal except you won't have any video. 3. Motherboard has gone bad. Most likely. The Motherboard has either suffered a voltage shock or has blown a component. The only real way to get this repaired to by going through Gateway / Emachines.
in control panel, select the power Options,, Change the preffered plans to HIGH PERFORMANCE then click on change plan settings, change turn of diaplayto never and put computer to sleep never... Remember to turn on your screen saver and put the pc to sleep manually when not using it.
this is a common problem and caused by corrupted registry entries. The popper fix is to reformat or restore the system.
the light blinking makes me think that the moniter is going in to sleep mode...try turning the computer on while the moniter is not pluged in(pull the blue vga cable) wait a bit then move the mouse around then plug the vga coble back in...(while the screen is already on)
the dreaded Blue-Screen of death.
Usually caused by:- Ram Failure ( memory Modules )
CPU Failure ( Processor Failure )
Hard-Disk faulty, not spinning et,c.
Cmos battery fault.
Missing/deleted/corrupted operating System files.
Possible Solutions:- remove cmos battery, from Motherboard for 10 seconds and replace. ( eliminates cmos/bios errors )
remove 1 stick of Memory ( Ram ) and test individually ( eliminates 1 or More Faulty sticks Of memory Or Slots )
remove, CPU Fan/heatsink, remove CPU and re-seat, re-grease with Artic-Silver or similar ( thermal-Compound ) replace heatsink/Fan. test.
Hope this points you towards a Sucessful repair.
Mike @ Compurepair. No-Links No-Nonsense Just Good Practical Advise :-)
there is either a motherboard/cpu issue (worst case), or a power supply issue (best case, cheap and easy fix)...
without being there looking at it i can't really tell you more. if you happen to have a spare ATX power supply, open the machine and plug it in to the system instead of the old one to see what happens.
if you don't have a spare, you obviously have another working computer you're posting from so maybe borrow it's power supply and see what happens.
If you mean after the computer performs the self test the screen goes blank and stays blank, eventually turning off you are having a hard drive problem. When the computer boots you should see an E-Machines logo and/or a self test on the screen. That is done by the motherboard as part of every boot up. After that the motherboard passes control to your boot device and loads your operating system. If your computer stops booting at that point, your boot device is not working properly. That could be caused by many things - virus, hardware failure, power outage.
If you really mean you see nothing at all on the screen when you press the power button your computer simply is not working at all. Open the case, blow all the dust out of it and reseat all components you can, then try again.
my inspiron 530 giving me trouble. Blue light is on, but the computer goes no where. Try to start by shutting down and restarting but the start sound keeps coming fora long time and nothing happens. So to say having trouble starting and sometimes it shuts down but the blue light stays on. Sometimes I cann't even turn off the computer by pressing blue light - trouble trouble trouble
Boot into safe mode by tapping the F8 key on startup, once you're in safe mode, run the system restore tool (usually in start -> program files -> accessories -> system tools -> system restore) to a few days earlier and restore. After that, install an Anti-virus application, such as AVG Anti-Virus, and scan your computer to remove the problems.