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Trouble starting up computer

Hi i have an emachine that is about 2 years old. I have been having some technical problems with it lately, and now when i try to turn it on, i hear the fan go but it does not stop and nothing comes on. Its sounds like the computer is frozen when i turn it on, as the fan noise usually resolves once the computer turns on... but now nothing is happening!

I also must apoligize, i am a novice when it comes to computers, so i do not know all of the tech language! Hopefully this all makes sense. Thanks!

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First thing to do is remove as much as you can from the motherboard, cdrom,some memory(if possible) floppy drives ect...
any slot cards then try it and plug each item in and reboot each time till you find whats causing it. or could be a week power supply

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They might be glad to help. Someone might be always a little bit more courteous than others. You can reward them a most satisfactory feedback anyways.

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