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Monitor not responding to computer

Hi, my brother recently fried my harddrive while i was on vacation.. it was not registering the hard drive was there i bought new ram a new hard drive and a new cdrom drive as it had been broken a lil while before ... long story short i booted up the pc and the monitor leaves the sleep mode orange LED light and wont register that the pc is booted up.. i pulled out the MB battery and put it back in when i remove everything i do hear 3 beeps so im thinking its not necessarily a motherboard problem .. *note* have alread tried removing all video card ram cards sound cards the power supplies to hard drive and cdrom drive a quick response is appreciate tyvm for your help :)

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  • noah881 May 28, 2009

    IT only beeped after i removed the RAM which is a + that my MB isnt fried it is not the cables as they worked on another computer.. and for the model # when i get a chance to take a look at it again i will post model # ty guys for ur help

  • fougzki May 11, 2010

    Check first your power supply. If you can check that it on stand alone check its supply voltage rail.

  • Be_Srg May 11, 2010

    Have you tried to use different monitor or different VGA cable.

    Issue might be with VGA cable

  • Dick
    Dick May 11, 2010

    You didn't say which emachine unit you have so all I can tell you is you must go to emachine's website and find out what that beep code means. Typically it's a memory problem but not always. Good luck.


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As you are hearing three beep sounds i guess this is a problem with the memory i suggest you blow out any dust on the ram slot and fix the ram,i also suggest that you must try out with the old ram.if this doesn't solve the problem take out the VGA card with the ram fixed restart the computer and if you again hear the beep sounds it is the problem with the VGA

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Better check the continuity of you cables/connectors.

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