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Non booting machine

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I have an Acer SA85-F880 desktop that can't boot however the hdd can boot from other desktops, Ive changed the bios setup for the hdd to be the first booting device but still nothing happens

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  • Seporo Lentsoane
    Seporo Lentsoane Feb 20, 2008

    Yes I am in an office environment, the unit is no longer under warranty

    Thanks


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I've been tryin ur solutions it seems as if the mainboard might be faulty

Thanks again for your help

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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Could be a fault on the motherboard, assuming other desktops means your in an office enviroment with the same type desktops, is the unit still under warrenty?

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

  • Steve Martyn
    Steve Martyn Feb 20, 2008

    Yould try disconnecting any cards that are not required, also the memory and then power the unit on, You will hear a couple of beeps, this is normal, then, power the unit off by keeping your finger on the power button for about 5-10 seconds.this will reset anything that may be residual in the memory,



    Put a memory stick back in, try power it up, if this still fails, put the other memory stick and remove the first one (assuming you might have two sticks of ram).



    If this works start putting each card back in one by one and see can you find the fault b process of elimination.



    Let me know...



    x-b-m

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