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I cleaned my cpu and now when I turn it on it beeps

I took the fan out of my emachine t5620 and cleaned the dust out of it. I dropped the screwdriver I was using inside it. When I plugged it back in it started beeping. The fan works and the light comes on but nothing else except the beep. What did I mess up?

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  • shaymonu Mar 18, 2008

    I forgot to add that I had the case on it's side and dropped the screwdriver on the motherboard. I have switched the two memory cards around and all the commections appear to be secure. Thank you very much for trying to help me!

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Check how the beeps go because they sound in a certain order according to what problem their is with the computer try looking up beep diagostics for that motherboard see if that is any help. Have you also checked to see if the video card is inserted properly if you have one. Do you know exactly where the screwdriver hit on the motherboard. If the problem cant be solved then you may be better off getting or trying another motherboard. Hope this has helped in anyway. thanks

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Ram memory usually causes the beep, check first to see if all modules are secure,

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