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Power won't turn off and computer will not boot. I've removed the battery and cleared the CMOS with the jumper. lt happened after a couple of power failures at home however pwer supply has a surge protector. When I insert the power cable, power and rest lights are on in case, all fans are running but I notice that only one LED on the motherboard is illuminated. no error beeps or boot up This generic PC was running okay but now, on power up, I get a one second beep, followed by a five second pause, repeated indefinitely. No monitor, no keyboard LEDs and it won't power down. According to everything that I've read this is not a BIOS error code. The mobo manual doesn't mention any audio error codes in troubleshooting. I've swapped out the power supply and reseated the RAM. Where do I go from here? thanks, Bob

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If i understand you correctly, you are saying that you have a single beep repeating over and over with nothing showing on the monitor and no other response from your computer? The single long beep in a loop is an Award Bios beep code for a faulty CPU. This problem is not mentioned on the official website of the manufacturer. Unfortunately your only option is to replace the CPU. You might try removing and re-seating the cpu making sure you have proper cooling measures in place. Hope that helps!

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