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When I powerup my HP Pavillion 505N Desktop, I get not picture, no OS, Just two lights on the power up. Steady Green, and Steady Orange what does this indicate? A Hardrive Failure or what?

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  • manga_03jada Jul 12, 2010

    Yeah .... thanks man. I will check that out. I hope it isn't that my hard drive shut down. It's been in storage for a minute. But thanks again. May have to send it to transfer the files.. But at least I know now.

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Hi! Does it have a beep sound? If it doesnt make any sound then its got to be a hard drive or motherboard failure. If you can swap a hard drive just to check if it will boot up its better before replacing. For if it doesnt boot on the swapped hard drive then its gotta be a motherboard problem. The board may have blown capacitors which causes the PC to fail. You will have to replace the main board. Hope this helps and have a good one!

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  • manga_03jada Jul 12, 2010

    No... it did not make a sound. Yet when I tried to turn it on, the green light came on, then there was a steady orange light on the front end of the computer. I'm not sure how voltage will effect a computer. However, I recalled a time when I had the wrong Voltage. It would not turn on correct unless I had the right voltage too. I will find a working drive. And see how that work too. Okay? thnx.

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