Question about PC Desktops

1 Answer

When I turn on the computer at the mains everything seems as normal, although when I switch on the hard drive.. the L.E.D flashes red and green, and the monitor L.E.D goes from green to orange instead it should be green. The hard drive sounds like its running as normal. The problem began with the system freezing and crashing, please help

Posted by on

  • IQUIT May 11, 2010

    please post the BRAND and Model of the system and the version of the Operating System (Windows XP home, Windows 98 etc)

  • Randall  Trahan
    Randall Trahan May 11, 2010

    Could you explain the steps you are using to "switch on the hard drive"..thanks

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,102 Answers

Have you tried a virus scan

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Flashing green led light in back of tower


hi, okay you got to be careful here, it's sounds like the power supply has called it a day, disconnect from the mains take the side panel off and get sniffling can you smell a burn smell , no , now pull the power leads from the hard disk and DVD drive if fitted now removing anything that could cause a short on the board , turn it on, do you get video display ?


Please be careful of static shock and mains shock so only look inside once it disconnected from the mains.
Keep me updated please.


Regards

Dec 21, 2012 | PC Desktops

4 Answers

2350 dead, not starting, just green flashing on board, no fans


Pull your hard drive and install it as a slave on another machine. If you can't read from it there, your hard drive is toast.

Oct 05, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2350 PC Desktop

1 Answer

Computer wont start up!


try to replace the IDE/SATA cable connection..good luck

Jun 26, 2009 | Dell Dimension 5150 (DIM515MIN) PC Desktop

2 Answers

AcerT310 DRAMAS


i think u r comp is having a hdd display prblm pls chck it

May 16, 2009 | Acer Aspire T310 PC Desktop

2 Answers

The hitachi 500gb usb 2.0 external hard drive. This drive will not show up on any computer that I plug it into. When i turn it on the red light comes on, but no green. my computer crashed and...


Assuming that you have installed a fresh windows installation after crash, you might not installed the usb drivers.

to make sure that the usb drivers are installed and correct drivers go to controlpanel->system->device manager.
and check in that no yellow icons are present in the usb.

you said that the red light is on. that is power indicator and no data transfer.

green light indicates power and data transfer is on.

check your drivers and try to update or reinstall if the drivers are already present.
CAUTION: before reinstalling or updating see that you uninstall the previous drivers.

Apr 21, 2009 | PC Desktops

4 Answers

Hp xw6200, 6 beeps, and red power button...failed start up.


6 long beeps indicates that there is a problem with the memory, take them out, clean the contacts and the DIMM slots and reseat them.
Hopefully this will resolve the problem, if not new memory may be required
kind regards

Dec 12, 2008 | HP xw6200 PC Desktop

1 Answer

Computer would not boot up, only showed red light


If the repair store said the CPU or MB is bad... buy a newer computer.

Jun 08, 2008 | AMD CISNET A7021 MT A/3000+ 512MB 80GB...

2 Answers

Will not load.


my old computer had a problem like this, i think the only way to fix a problem like this would be to reformat your hard drive and reinstall your operating system, which would delete everything on your hard drive...if you do not want to lose the files on your hard drive, you can hook up the hard drive to a different computer as a secondary drive and take the files you need off of it...then put the drive back in the original computer and reformat...after that just put back the files back on the original computer with a flash drive or an external hard drive...
cant think of another way to solve this

May 25, 2008 | Acer Aspire E380-UD420A (ASE380-UD420A)...

1 Answer

PC won't start - Moved from Australia 240V 4 amps to US 110V 8 amps


well..you may need to change the input switch on the power supply try that first.

Mar 23, 2008 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

1 Answer

Pover up trouble


sounds like something is drawing down on your 12 volt supply drives or on board regulators. Try it without the drives connectged, and see if you can get the system to boot up(you'll just get a notice that your drives are unavailable, but you'll already know that, right?

got backup for your Dell?

Feb 15, 2008 | Dell Dimension 5100 (D51L1) PC Desktop

Not finding what you are looking for?
PC Desktops Logo

Related Topics:

80 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top PC Desktops Experts

joecoolvette
joecoolvette

Level 3 Expert

5660 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18298 Answers

Are you a PC Desktop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...