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My hp compaq dx2300 microtower won't start it just makes the sound from the fans and the green light is on and don't to lose the data on it and those expensive programs please help

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  • BLS0001 Dec 23, 2008

    I am having the same problem. PSU works fine so does HD

  • Teis Thomsen
    Teis Thomsen May 11, 2010

    It sounds like a dead HDD,

    - but whats on the screen?

    /Teis

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I had the same fault caused by a corrupted BIOS update. Needed the motherboard replacing to remedy (under warranty). You'll find fans running at max. speed but nothing comes up on the screen.

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If you haven't touch the hardware inside the computer try to check the cables connected to the computer... especially the power source,power supply and the monitor cord ... if you have installed a new hardware just take the hardware out and try to power on again the computer if the computer on no problem means the new hardware is not compatible with the computers, if it is compatible, it is needed to adjust in the BIOS.. if the computer still don't start properly try to reinstall the hardware of the computer maybe there is a little glitch... but with the help of other people that know how to assemble and disassemble the computer. TY

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Try 2 take the ram out switch it on then switch on and place tha ram ploperly and switch it on

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    It really works,thanx a lot

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Hello! Your system looks as if it has a power supply fault? I know this may sound silly as the fans are running and green light is on but the system won't power up without correct amperage/voltage to save damaging the hardware/motherboard.
It isn't a terribly difficult job but if unsure take it take to the supplier/builder and also try running a slightly increased power supply.
Hope this helps?
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