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Emachine won't boot. when first turned on, get 2 beeps, floating error "Self check, check your PC and signal cable, monitor is working" on black screen, fan runs fast and loud. machine not connected to internet. just moved it to install wireless usb. have checked all other connections several times and they are ok.

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I am an emachine specialist. These computer suffer with problem motherboards which often blow the power supply unit. Replacing the power supply on it's own does not solve the problem as the motherboard processor socket is the cause of the problem, the fault in turn blows the power supply. The same applies to all Advent and Medion computers sold via the high street stores.

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Your video card has failed.
If it is on-board - the motherboard needs replacing, or you can add on a AGP or PCI video card and use that instead.

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