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Emachines wont boot

I have an emachines t6532. the motherboard will not post when you first power up, although both fans run really loud indefinately... no monitor, no beep, no nothin. once forced to shut down and then turned on again it runs normally. it will intermittently shut down during use. checked, dbl checked, and replaced psu. definately not the problem. memory is good. motherboard maybe? how can i be sure?

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  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2008

    Same problem with eMachines T6420. Requires two attempts before boot up. I have downloaded and flashed the latest BIOS from eMachines but no help. Also I get a "screen flicker" with resolution set at 1024x768 when using Win Media Player. The flicker does not happen with res set at 800x600. (Envision LCD flat panel display). I think this problem is related to the motherboard and the NVIDIA chip set.

  • bozo_5150 Dec 24, 2008

    emachines t6532 hit the start up and the fans come on loud and then nothing. can anyone tell me how to flash the bios on this comp?



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Could be a cmos battery, try changing it. Sometimes that works.

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Bad capacitor(s) on the motherboard can cause this problem, corrupted BIOS maybe... try flashing BIOS.
Probably the CPU if your not getting any error code beeps on startup.. NO Processor for the BIOS instructions thus no Beeps !

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Trouble with install second video card HD 5450 to emachines t6532

Unclear of your statement. (More like run-on sentence)

Problem heading statement reads,
"trouble with install second video card HD5450 TO eMachines T6532"

Need clarification

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(Click on photo for a better image)

Has one long white PCI Express x16 slot. (Expansion Slot)
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[Graphics card / Video card. Same/same]

Therefore I surmise you are not referring to adding a Second graphics card, but are referring to;

A) This is the second time you have added a graphics card.


B) This is the second ATI Radeon HD5450 graphics card.
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C) This is the second time you have added a graphics card.
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Know this;
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Said differently;
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[Also; Computer on, you CANNOT unplug a monitor, and plug it back in.
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2) Driver: Small piece of software that allows the Operating System to communicate with a device.

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Did you install the software from the Installation Disk? (CD/DVD)
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(Just to note; I'm using a Powercolor Radeon HD5450 graphics card, right now.
I'm using dual monitors.

HP 2009M - 20 inch widescreen LCD monitor, and an RCA L26HD31 HDTV as the main monitor. (26 inch HDTV)
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(It is an ATI Radeon HD5450 graphics card just like yours, IF yours has 1GB of graphics memory.

Doesn't matter what graphics card manufacturer, makes that HD5450, it is still an ATI (AMD) design.

Powercolor, VisionTek, Sapphire, Diamond Multimedia, Mickey Mouse, or Goofy. It is still an ATI graphics card )

The ATI Radeon HD5450 graphics card, has to have a MINIMUM power requirement of 350 Watts.
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If it is the original power supply, the answer is NO.

Back then power supply manufacturers were 'fudging' the true maximum rated wattage.

Sold more power supplies.

Power supply rated at 250 Watts?
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