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304w hp wont load

I have a 304w hp i turn it on and nothing on montior black screen , i can see and feel cpu fans on and feel the hard drive its running , but nothing the led light on back stays green and no beeps,

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    Jamie Dec 30, 2008

    ok i did that and nothing happened and some alrams went off , then i seen where i left something undone so i fixed that, and restarted and no aalrams now but still no load ...

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    Jamie Dec 31, 2008

    ok i did that as well and when i took the hard drive out , and turned it on , the screen was still blank, so i changed memory sticks one that i knew was good, and still the same promblem.. i really am thankful for your helping me !!!

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First try removing the hard drive,and turn on the power. If the screen is till blank then either the memory sticks are no good,or the power supply to the screen could be tripping. But if the screen is not blank then your "MBR" (media boot record) is missing or off track.

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Try pulling the plug from the back of the machine or the wall and then plug it back in and see if it will come up. It may be stuck in what I call a voltage loop. You can also try re-seating the card and memory and making sure the cable from the monitor is connected firmly.
If it doesn't do anything it is possible that either the video card is going bad, the power supply is failing, memory is bad or possibly the motherboard is shot.
Let me know if I can help any further.

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Posted on Dec 29, 2008

  • Shayne Schecht Dec 31, 2008

    Sounds like either the video card is bad or possibly the motherboard. I have see bad power supplies cause that too. Start with a video card and go from there.

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