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Computer does not work

My boyfriend's computer is not working.  I disconnected the Cable Connection on the Mother Board but some of the cables he forgot where they were.  We are trying to locate a manual to assist us with the above problem but could find one.  If you know where we could get one please let him know.  His name is Paul and he can be reached via telephone at (248) 543-0066 until 2 p.m or anytime after 6 p.m.  He has a Doctors appointment at 4 p.m.
Thank you, Marilyn Sammut msammut@lycos.com

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Here's the link to the correct support section of Gateways website http://support.gateway.com/s/PC/310_Series/2800350/2800350ivr31.shtml

Posted on May 19, 2008

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Is there a reset button on the mother board. Or is there a reset. Button on the moniter it keeps on is playing no signail


no and no
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have a computer repair shop check it over for as proper diagnosis and a quote

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Wnen i start my computer my moniter is going to sleep and when i disconnect from cpu it get start and show the cable is disconneted what is the prblem can you give a answer for this particular problem


check whether the pc is running. when it swithes on hear for boot sound. problem can be because of: computer ram failed mother board failed. power supplied failed moniter cable losse connection

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I have asus p5p800-mx mother board morboard working fine and also start but on monitor no display and i also try to install additional graphics card then also no display


Have you tested the monitor to see if it is working? Is the vga cable good? Are you getting the BIOS start-up display screens when computer is booting up or no display at all? It is odd that both the on board video and video card would be bad I would double check the cable connection and the monitor. If the cable is good and the monitor is working properly than the board might be bad. You should at least get the BIOS start-up screen display.

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My Dell Dimension 4600 will not turn on. Steady Amber Light


Disconnect the Power cable / A/c adapter/Battery from computer.
Disconnect External peripherials.
Hold down the power button on the computer for 10 seconds.
Reconnect the power cable or A/c adapter and battery or the computer
Try to turn on the computer
check for Led's on the computer
If still no display ,shut down the computer,disconnect power cable.
Open the computer tower,remove memory modules,reconnect power cable and turn on the computer.If you get a beeping sound after turning on you should be getting beeping sound suggesting the mother board is not bad.Turn on the computer and disconnect power cable from computer.
Reseat 1 memory at a time if you have 2 memory module or if single memory module reseat in different memory slot,swap memory module.
Reconnect the power cable and turn on the computer if it boots to desktop possible issue with 1 of the memory module.
Disconnect the harddrive ide cable from the harddrive .Turn on the computer.
If still unable to power on .Shutdown the computer and disconnect power cable.Remove video card,sound card ,modem card if any .Connect just the vga cable from monitor to the integrated video port.
Connect power cable and turn on the computer.
If computer turns on possible issue with one of PCI or PCI express card.
If still unable to power on.Disconnect the power connector pin from the motherboard and reconnect it back.Turn on the computer check power power led on motherboard,also check if the processor fan is spinning. if no go then issue with motherboard.

Sep 03, 2009 | Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

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No powering on


Resolution:
Disconnect the Power cable / A/c adapter/Battery from computer.
Disconnect External peripherials.
Hold down the power button on the computer for 10 seconds.
Reconnect the power cable or A/c adapter and battery or the computer
Try to turn on the computer
check for Led's on the computer
If still no display ,shut down the computer,disconnect power cable.
Open the computer tower,remove memory modules,reconnect power cable and turn on the computer.If you get a beeping sound after turning on you should be getting beeping sound suggesting the mother board is not bad.Turn on the computer and disconnect power cable from computer.
Reseat 1 memory at a time if you have 2 memory module or if single memory module reseat in different memory slot,swap memory module.
Reconnect the power cable and turn on the computer if it boots to desktop possible issue with 1 of the memory module.
Disconnect the harddrive ide cable from the harddrive .Turn on the computer.
If still unable to power on .Shutdown the computer and disconnect power cable.Remove video card,sound card ,modem card if any .Connect just the vga cable from monitor to the integrated video port.
Connect power cable and turn on the computer.
If computer turns on possible issue with one of PCI or PCI express card.
If still unable to power on.Disconnect the power connector pin from the motherboard and reconnect it back.Turn on the computer check power power led on motherboard,also check if the processor fan is spinning. if no go then issue with motherboard.

Aug 24, 2009 | Dell Computers & Internet

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My Computer


OK. Thanks for the response. That message is telling us that the monitor is getting no signal from the computer. In your case, it sounds like it is working part of the time. So, here are the things that can cause the problem, starting with the monitor and working backwards.
1) The monitor may have an internal problem.
2) The cable connector that goes into the monitor may have a loose connection or be bad. Check for loose or bent pins in the connector plug and socket, and that the plug is seated properly and is tight.
3) The cable itself could be damaged and have a wire that is cut or pinched. Look for cuts or heavy crimps on the cable.
4) The cable connector that goes into the computer may have a loose connection or be bad. Check for loose or bent pins in the connector plug and socket, and that the plug is seated properly and is tight.
5) There could be a problem with the computer that is internal. If there is a video card that plugs into the mother board, you could unplug it, clean the dust and such from the contacts on the card and around where the video card plugs in the mother board and reinsert the video card. Also, the video card itself could be bad,in which case it would need to be replaced. Some systems have the video function as a part of the mother board. If that's the case, the mother board would need to be replaced.

One thing that you can try when it is failing. While watching the monitor, firmly wiggle the cable and each of the connectors to see if the signal comes and goes. You may want to enlist someone to watch while you wiggle, or wiggle while you watch (That sounds kind'a bad doesn't it? <Grin>) But, that could tell us something.

Hope this helps and will be waiting to hear back from you on this.
Ron

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Asus P4sgx-mx


Issue: No power or computer does not turn on.
Cause: No power from the computer can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
  1. Connections not connected properly.
  2. Third-party hardware.
  3. Bad power cable.
  4. Incorrect power supply.
  5. Bad battery.
  6. Bad power supply, power button, and/or power board or inverter.
Solution: Note: If the computer is turning on but is not (beeping) or giving any type of picture on the display. If you are uncertain if the computer is turning on or not, this can be easily checked by locating any fans in the computer or visible from the outside of the computer. If these fans are spinning, the computer is receiving power and this document may not apply to your issue. Connections not connected properly Verify that the power connection is connected properly to the wall and the back of the computer. If the connections appear to be connected properly, attempt to disconnect and reconnection both ends of the cable. If you have a power strip (surge protector) or switch used to turn everything on at once, temporarily disconnect the computer from that switch and connect that cable directly to the wall. This will help verify that the strip or switch is not bad. Verify that the outlet works by connecting a different component to that switch. Third-party hardware : (If )additional hardware has been recently added to the computer it is recommend that you temporarily disconnect that device or devices from the computer to verify they are not preventing your computer from turning on. Bad Power cable : Verify that the cable supplying your computer is not bad or damaged by using another power cable. If you have a standard crt modem this cable can be used in place of the computer power cable. If you have a portable computer or laptop, when the cables are plugged into the laptop you should see a power light or battery charge light. If this light is seen, this is a good indication that the power cable is good. Incorrect power supply If you are building your own computer or if the computer has never turned on since you purchased it, it is possible you are using a power supply that does not supply enough power and/or the incorrect type of power supply. Verify your power supply meets the requirements of your motherboard and processor. Bad battery If your computer is a laptop or portable computer that utilizes a battery for mobility it is possible that the battery may be causing your issue.
  • If your computer powers on when the cable is connected to the portable computer but not when it is disconnected, we recommend you purchase a new battery.
  • If your computer does not power on when the battery is connected and when the power cable / charger cable is connected, try removing the battery and seeing if the computer can power on with only the power cable connected. If no power is still received, skip to the final section.
Bad Power Supply, power button, and/or power board or inverter If, after following the above sections, your computer still receives no power, it is likely that a hardware component in the computer has failed. It is most likely that the power supply has failed. If you do not plan on replacing the power supply yourself or if you have a portable computer, we recommend having the computer serviced by your computer manufacturer or a local computer repair shop. If you have a desktop computer and plan on trying to repair the computer yourself, we recommend you replace the components in your computer in the below order.
  1. First open the computer and verify the power connections. You may also wish to consider disconnecting the main power cable and reconnecting the power cable to make sure it has not become loose. Also verify the power button cable is correctly connected to the Motherboard.
  2. Replace the power supply with a new power supply.
  3. Replace the motherboard.
Hope this helps ya/Please dont for get to Vote.Thank You

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Mother board


Check you power button is unserviceable.
Open the cabinet disconnect the power On cable from front panel and short with screw driver for starting if computer is working fine. then power on switch is unserviceable,
Check the power supply also

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Monitor displays signal cable disconnected


Check if motherboards you connect the monitor into has a video signal frequency range that the monitor supports.

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