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Gateway gt4016 no blue light at startup on pc

I have troubleshoot this to the barebone, starting with taking hardware out, bought a new psu, boot up with minimum hardware plug-in, all i can think about now is the mother board, but everything starts up fine, i just dont hear post & the blue power light button on the front of the pc does not light up.  i want to hear some opinions before i go and purchase a new MB.

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I am waiting for answer, I don't have magicjack plus connection

since last Saturday H E L P

it start suddenly and blue light is blinking

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Re: gateway gt4016 no blue light at startup on pc

If the MB is working fine then the power light could just be out

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Gateway GT4016 boots but nothing shows on the monitor

Without more specific information it is hard to tell. Did you just buy a new video card? Is it the the right type? Where did you get the second card? Have you tried it in another PC or talked to the store you got it from? Maybe the source can test it. Your PC can take an optional PCI express x16. Make sure you are using the right display adapter expansion slot. Note: PCI-e is not the same as PCI-X. They are not compatible. You want PCI-e.

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My gateway GT4016 does not turn on, I brought it to a computer part shop, talked to them. They told me the motherboard needs to replaced. I am not sure myself. Need advice on what what to do to find the...

About 4 years old, right?
My first test is to dust out the thing and try a new power block. (About $35 if you have to buy one - I have a spare kicking around for this)
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If it boots but does not startup properly, you may have a bad hard drive. See if it will boot to the CDROM (DVDROM)
Bad memory causes the computer to start but emit a series of beeps from the PC speaker.

Motherboard repair follows:
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No other reasonable repair for a motherboard.

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May be your motherboard is defective or else cpu temperature is high. try to see it in the bios by pressing delete botton or F2 in the startup and goto to the hardware monitor.

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open cpu cabinet and pull Ram and refix it.
Aslo reattcha llconnection to mother bord.
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Sounds like a new power supply needed...could be motherboard, but a power supply is $29 and a new motherboard could be up to $250 from GW. Good luck.

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