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Emachine desktop The computer worked fine one day and the next day when we went to turn it on it would not power up. The monitor comes on and on the monitor screen it said monitor working fine check hard drive. Well I can't check anything because the tower has no power. The light around the button doesn't come on and you can't hear any kind of fan starting. Called emachines and the only thing they could tell me was to change outlets, did that, turn power off (no power) leave unplugged for 3 minutes push the power button and hold it for 30 seconds, Nothing. Took the computer to a repair shop and he said it was the motherboard and would cost $130.00 to fix. Then called and said it would cost $300.00. We picked it up with no repairs being done. This computer is less than 3 years old. It belongs to my mother who does not down load stuff off the internet only uses it really to check her email from friends. Any suggestions? Is it junk?

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Re: Emachine desktop

I understand that your cpu is not turning on and the repairer confirmed that it is the issue with the mother board. I suggest you to please check the smps fan spinning or not. If its spinning then then the issue could be with the mother board. If not try changing the power cables.

Next check whether your cd rom light is glowing. Even if there is an issue with the mother board, as the power is supplied by the smps the light  should glow if the light is not glowing its clear that something must be wrong with smps.

Please provide us the result of the above steps so that I could assist you further.

Posted on Nov 08, 2007

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SOURCE: Need wiring connection diagram for

micha219, the eMachines W2925 desktop computer uses an FIC motherboard.
First International Computer { Inc }
The Model Number of the FIC motherboard is VC37.

Disregard the following if you are aware:
The plastic front of your computer is the Front Panel.
The area on the Motherboard that the cables (Wires) from the Front Panel connect to, is the Front Panel header.

Processor to the Top, Ram Memory slots to the Right, the Front panel header is in the Bottom Right corner.

It is a rectangular shape with two columns of pins.
The length goes up, and down on the motherboard.

The pins on the Right side of the Front Panel header are numbered Odd.
The pins on the Left side of the Front Panel header are numbered Even.

There are 4 pins on the Left side.
There are 5 pins on the Right side.

Starting at the Bottom on the Right side going Up;
Pins 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9.

Starting at the Bottom on the Left side going Up;
Pins 2, 4, 6, and 8.

A) Pins 2 and 4 are for the Power On LED light.
(If after connecting the LED light is dim, reverse the wires)

B) Pins 6 and 8 are for the Power On switch. (Power On button)

C) Pins 1 and 3 are for the HarDDrive Activity LED light.

D) Pins 5 and 7 are for the Reset switch. (Reset button. IF used)

Pin 9 is NC. Not connected

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SOURCE: i have a emachine w5243

try unplugging the actual drive out of the computer tower and booting it up then shut it down and plug it back in

God Bless

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SOURCE: Reformatted eMachine W3107, recovery disk contains no drivers

Here is the link to your downloads file at E-Machines. All your drivers are here. Download and install them. ParrotHead PC Repair

Make sure you copy and paste the whole line in your web browser's address bar. Click on downloads and there you go..... Series&model=W3107

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SOURCE: eMachine T6522 monitor says

This could be an issue of a video card gone bad. I have experienced the same issue firsthand. This could also mean that no RAM is installed. If you have been using this computer previously, the second option is probably not even an option.

If you have another computer available, please try plugging the monitor in to that machine to test. If it works, your Video Card is more than likely toast.

But not to worry, you should be able to find a new card for that machine. I believe it will be a PCI Video Card, which may run you anywhere from $20-$100 depending on what you purchase. Please consult with eMachines before ordering a new card. Some will not work with your machine.

I hope this helps you out. Have a great day and please don't hesitate to ask any further questions regarding this issue.

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