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Computer won't boot

I left my computer running overnight and this morning it was off. When I tried to power it up, it wouldn't work - faint DVD spinning sounds, no fans, no monitor or keyboard bootup. After work today I tried again - now the fan is functional and the DVD drive makes faint spinning noises - but no monitor connection or keyboard bootup. I tried connecting a different monitor to the computer with no success. I tried powering down, unplugging peripherals, plugging back in, and powering up - no success. After many tries of powering on and off, I finally got to a boot screen (Entering Safe Windows mode, press F10 for setup, F11 for BIOS, etc)- but no further. Please help!

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  • bbaumer May 29, 2008

    Connected the power cable and the keyboard. Fans turned on, but
    no beep as it checked the BIOS, the keyboard lights (scroll lock, caps
    lock, num lock) didnt blink either. Have been searching the
    forums and it appears that many folks using the same motherboard have
    had problems - will try resetting the BIOS directly and see if that
    works.

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

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Turn off the system remove all the cables from the back of the computer press and hold down the power button for 10 seconds now connect just the poer cable and try to tun on the system and as soon as it turns on tab the F8 key on the keyboard and then boot into last known good configuration

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Jamie Madriz Aug 8, 2008 01:58:15 GMT N/A: Question Author
Matt, i did what u said, and i'm happy because my wireless switch is WORKING! :) Hopefully it stays this way.

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