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The monitor screen will not come up with the computer it turns on but will not boot up. The model number is fpd2185w

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It's very likely a problem with some of the capacitors in the power supply area. You can search for similar fixes here on this site. I'm ordering parts now for mine. Two of the eight tall/blue capacitors in a bunch have tops that are bulging (but I'll replace all eight since they're cheap). There's a pair of two in the middle of the same board on mine with bulging tops and there are four transistors in that same area that look like they got too hot. Most people seem to be getting away with only replacing the bulged capacitors but here is my total part list from digikey.com:
785-1106-1-ND quantity 2 (the D405-marked transistors) 785-1114-1-ND quantity 2 (the D408-marked transistors) P12389-ND quantity 8 (the 470uF capacitors) P12383-ND quantity 2 (the 220uF capacitors)
The total part list is about $7.50 with another $2.50 or less shipping. It's a pain to take apart, given the small connectors inside. The fix assumes you have soldering skills.
Go with these from digikey versus Radio Shack. They're rated for 220 degrees fahrenheit versus only 85 degrees and they're about a third less cost.

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The problem is more often than not cause by the processor failure. But check the VGA cable for tamper or cuts.Try dismantling the board from all the serial bus, ATX wires and others.Clean up the whole system with a blower ( Remember to apply a good thin layer of heatsink compound paste on the processor and and re-install the whole peripherals. Then power on the system and try bringing up the BIOS setup. If that comes up fine, then re-install the OS an enjoy. Otherwise you need to get a new processor.

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