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My nx9600 starts up beeps 2x then restarts. the screeen never lights up. it was running just fine as of 8:30 on 9/7. >i press the power button and the dvd drive light flashes. i can hear the hdd spin up and it beeps 2x 5 - 7 seconds after i hit the button. i've checked the ram and hdd both are functional. any suggestions?

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Mercury mother bord not loding satup manu with all f key and 'del' stop in start screen

1) Look at the bottom of the Mercury logo screen when it comes up.

2) Memorize or write down the -> enter BIOS Setup, or enter CMOS Setup key.

3) Restart the computer.

Let it go to Windows, then Start > Turn Off Computer > Restart.

Won't go to Windows? Hold down the CTRL and ALT and DELete keys AT THE SAME TIME. This will restart your computer.

AS SOON AS the monitor screen goes blank, (Windows is restarting), tap on the enter BIOS Setup key repeatedly.
Tap in 2 second intervals.

Hear a series of beeps? They are Stuck Key Error Code beeps, and you are causing them. Ignore the beeps.

Computer is off?

AS SOON AS you press the Power On button, start tapping on the enter BIOS Setup (CMOS Setup) key.

The enter BIOS Setup window goes by F-A-S-T. The above method/s will get you into BIOS Setup.

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How to access Safe Mode on Playstation 3.

Execute safe mode when the PS3™ is experiencing the following symptoms:
  • When the PS3™ system is started up, the XMB™ menu is not displayed (only the wave screen background appears)
  • When the PS3™ system is started up, nothing appears on the screen
  • When the PS3™ system is started up, a message stating [The hard disk's file system is corrupted and will be restored.] is displayed > [OK] > Restore operation > Restart
    Original message is displayed again or the system stops during restoration.
  • When the PS3™ system is started up, a message stating [The hard disk's database will be rebuilt.] is displayed > [OK] > Rebuild > Failure > System stops while formatting hard disk drive.
  • The system stops while restarting after a PS3™ system update or while updating or rebuilding the database. The situation does not improve even when the system is restarted.

Step 1: Turn off the PLAYSTATION 3 by holding the Power button on the front of the unit till the Power light is red.

Step 2:
  1. Touch and hold the Power button, you will hear the first beep, meaning the PLAYSTATION 3 is powering on.
  2. Continue to hold the Power button and after about 5 seconds, you will hear a second beep, indicating the video reset.
  3. Continue to hold the Power button and after about another 5 seconds you will hear a third beep and the system will power off (Power light is red).

Step 3:
  1. Touch and hold the Power button, you will hear the first beep, again for the PLAYSTATION 3 to power on.
  2. Continue to hold the Power button and after about 5 seconds, you will hear a second beep for video reset.
  3. Continue to hold the Power button and after about another 5 seconds you will hear a quick double beep. At that point release the Power button. If you succeeded in activating Safe Mode, you will see a message on the screen saying, "Connect the controller using a USB cable and then press the PS button."
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  4. Connect a USB cable to the controller and the PLAYSTATION 3 and press the PS button to enter Safe Mode.
  5. Then you will see the Safe Mode menu.
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Step 4: We recommending performing the safe mode options in the following order until one of the options works for you. If one of the options work, do not continue onto the other options.
  1. Restore Default Settings
  2. Restore File System
  3. Rebuild Database
  4. Restore PS3 System

In Safe Mode, you will have the following options:
  1. Restart System - Ends safe mode and starts up the PLAYSTATION 3 normally.
  2. Restore Default Settings - Performs the same operations as [Restore Default Settings] on the XMB™, and also deletes PlayStation®Network account information from the system.
  3. Restore File System - Attempts to repair all areas on the hard disk drive where files can be saved. Corrupted data may be erased if it cannot be recovered.
  4. Rebuild Database - Deletes messages, playlists, changes made on [Information] screens, trimming information for pictures in [Photo], video thumbnails, video playback history and video resume information.
    This operation may take a long time depending on the type and number of data items.
  5. Restore PS3 System - IMPORTANT: All data will be lost by performing this step.
    This will reformat the hard drive on the PLAYSTATION 3, deleting all data and restoring it to as if it just came out of the box. This is the same as [Restore PS3 system] on the XMB.
  6. System Update - Updates the PS3 system software. This can only be done with an update file already saved on an external storage media.

on Oct 11, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I was using my HP dv7 laptop. the laptop just shut down by itself. When I push the power button, the 3 lights on the left base of the keyboard flash 3 times and nothing happens. verified that the outlet...

it seems that there is some static electricity stored in the you leave the computer turned on 24/7? is the fix...
turn off the computer(make sure there are no lights on the keyboard)
disconnect all the cables(including the power cable)
press and hold down the power button for 30 to 40 seconds and release it.
plug in all the cables
turn on the computer
this should work(this releases the static which is stored in the computer)
to avoid this make sure the computer is off when its not in use.....
if that doesnt work you try reseating the hard drive
or you can try to enter to bios to test the functionality of the hard drive
tap f10 or f2 key as soon as you turn on the computer
keep tapping it till you see a screen
press NO if you are asked to choose yes/no
look for advanced>>primary hard disk self test>>run the quick and comprehensive test to check the functionality
if you are able to enter into bios(hardware is fine)
try to go to SAFE MODE by tapping F8(ADVANCED BOOT OPTIONS)
this should work
please have some patience and try doing this your computer should work
have a good day

Apr 25, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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My ps3 starts up fine and runs fine but it wont display any video on any screen

Try these steps :
Step 1. Turn the PS3 off into standby (red light on)
Step 2. Press and hold the power button. It will beep as soon as you press it and then about 5 seconds later it will beep again. Let go of the power button when you hear this second beep.
Step 3. Wait for your PS3 to start.
This solution basically resets the video output back to standard definition.
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Mar 29, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Pls help antivirus deleted files on my windows, and when i restart my computer it won't function properly anymore,,is it possible to reinstall windows w/o losing my programs?

Yes it is. You can reinstall Windows without losing any programs.

Insert Windows XP CD in CD Drive-->Restart Compute--> While compoter will boot up, it will ask to "Press any key to boot from CD ROM"-->Press Enter-->Then Windows Installation will start-->Installation processure will get stop at one momenet when you it will ask you to select serveral option i.e. Press "R" to Repair from Recovery console, Press "c" to continue-->Press "Q" to Quite-->Press "C" here to coninue--> Then after it will goes to next screeen and again ask you to select sereral option--> Here press "R" to repair windows and it will start repairing windows-->It will restart computer several time, here please do not press any key of keyboard otherwise installation process will be restarted again.

Mar 01, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Hi- we are having a problem with our just started overheating....we forgot to open the door...I heard the fan kick we turned off the ps3 to let it cool the ps3 is running...we...

try video reset

when ps3 is in standby mode(red light)
press and hold the power button till you hear a second beep.

standby mode press hold power........"beep"......"beep"..release power button

then try rebuilding the database and the file system in recovery consol

to get to the recovery consol press and hold the power button when ps3 is in standby mode(red light) till you hear a double beep. sometimes the ps3 does a beep then another beep and goes back into standby thsi is fine just release the power and quikly press and hold it again till you get double beep.

like on my 80g system it goes like this

ps3 hold power.......beep .........beep........stanby again....release and hold power again.......beep .........double beep...release power now you should be in recovery menu.

Oct 20, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Dvd combo on Dell dimension 2400 will not run. Lights up on disc insertion but goes no further. Windows Explorer does not recognise the drive.

Please check if the Drive can be recognize in the BIOS if it cannot be seen in Windows. To do that, restart your computer and press F2 key when you see the Dell logo. If you saw the drive in BIOS, I suggest to perform the following steps:

(A) Reset the factory defaults and clear the NVRAM.

Perform the following steps to enter the system setup, reset factory defaults, and clear NVRAM.

1. During the POST process watch for the lights on the keyboard to light up and turn off, when this occurs start tapping the < F2 > key.

NOTE: Pressing the F2 key to early in the post process will result in a keyboard failure message and waiting to late will result in the operating system loading.

2. Once in the system setup turn on all the lights on the keyboard by pressing the < Caps Lock > key , < Scroll Lock > key, and the < Num Lock > key.
3. Press and hold the < Alt > key and press the < F > key. System will beep once.
4. Press and hold the < Alt > key and press the < E > key. System will beep once.

NOTE: If multiple beeps are heard, then repeat this step until only one beep is heard.

5. Press the <Esc> key, and then press the <Enter> key to save the changes and reboot the system.

(B) Uninstall drivers and software for the attached device in Safe Mode.

1. Restart the computer and enter Safe Mode.
2. Click the Start button, point to Settings, and click Control Panel.
3. Double-click the System icon and click the Device Manager tab.
4. Look for any drivers related to the device in question and uninstall them. Look for any Unknown devices that may also be listed.
5. Click No if you are prompted to restart the computer.
6. Click Start, point to Settings, and click Control Panel.
7. Double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon.
8. Look for any software that may be related to the attached device in question and uninstall it.
9. Restart the computer.

(C) Run System Restore.

To run the System Restore utility using Microsoft® Windows® XP, follow these steps:

1. Click the Start button, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click System Restore.
2. Click Restore my computer to an earlier time, and then click Next.
3. A calendar with a list of restore points appears.
4. Click the day of the calendar that you want to restore to, and then select the appropriate restore point in the list of restore points for that day.
5. Click Next.
6. The system will then confirm the restore point you selected.
7. Verify the information, and then click Next.
8. The system will then restart and restore the computer back to the restore point that you selected. Once the system has restarted and you have logged back on, the system will notify you that the restoration is complete.
9. Verify that restoring the system has fixed your problem. If it has not, you may need to restore to an earlier restore .

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The language on my printer screen is spanish, I don't know how to change it to english

follow this steps Go to Menu > Maintenance > Set Language & Country/Region > Press Start for English > hope this helps

Sep 01, 2009 | HP PSC 750 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Emachine T6520 Wont Start Up

Check your num lock key status press it on and off if hum lock led is on and off when u pressing then your cpu working fine. so check connectiopn of vga cable cpu to monitor.
Also some times display screeen resolution issue so when u power up press F8 key then enter in enable vga mode then you can chang escreen resolution to 1024*768.
but if num lock key is not on and offf then open the cabinet of cpu then find cmos cell on mother bord and pull it for 14 minutes then check .

Jul 04, 2009 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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HP NX9600 wont power up.


The Compaq NX 9600 is rather a complicated and somewhat notorious problem child. One of HP's better ideas, and a good one when it is working.

Disconnect Power adapter from PC
Remove Battery
Hold down power on button for 30 seconds
Remove both memory modules, Stot1 and Slot2.
Re-install battery
Re-connect power adapter
Attempt to reboot.
If nothing happens the book says replace the motherboard which is very pricey.

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Aug 26, 2008 | HP Compaq nx9600 Notebook

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