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When i start up my computer the only thing that shows on the screen is the red compaq screen. i try to press F8 upon startup but nothing happens, i have also tried F12 but still nothing, i have tried the recovery cd and when i put it in the drive light blinks and then goes blank and nothing else happens, the screen stays the same.i have tried to power the computer having removed all the USB.i had connected only the keyboard,monitor and the mouse in vain.what is the problem and how can i solve it.

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  • bunny_45 Mar 06, 2009

    when i start up my computer The red compaq shows along with a blinking cursor on the top right hand corner. keybord doesn't work and none of the function keys. It doen't even seem to be booting up.

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Try to CLR BIOS....or check cmos battery on motherboard or...replace cmos battery.
this problem related of cmos.
Thanks

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