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My monitor, mouse and keyboard don't work

My computer is a scaleo p and when i turn it on the monitor mouse and keyboard dont work. I have had this problem before and left the pc for a week and it seemed to work again but just recently it has stopped. wat could the proble be and is there anyway i can fix it quickly?

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  • Bean13 Jun 13, 2008

    okay i will try and clean it. also when i turn the pc on TWO of the LEDs light up

  • Bean13 Jun 14, 2008

    Well the last time it started running it lasted for 2 weeks being turned off at night and on at 4 o clock-ish on most days. Also the LEDs are on solid but Im not sure wether they are just for decoration. I tried to get in to the pc to clean the fan but am struggling to get the pc casing off.. Also i dont know wether this could be a problem with dust on the inside of the pc. Thanks for the help so far.



  • Bean13 Jun 16, 2008

    Hey thanks for all your help Mike. I have some great news. All i did was clean out the fan a little and left the pc overnight and now it is working again and yes the green red and amber lights are on. So i guess the fan may have been spinning too slow and maybe over heating the computer? All I know is it is working again and thanks for the help.

  • Hai_Type_D Nov 29, 2008

    i have a asus motherboard(P5KPL-VM) with a geForce 8400gs. brought a geForce 9600 and replaced the old 1. it didnt work(no video in monitor).so i put my old graphic card back and that didnt work either. niether does the mouse or keyboard works when my computer powers on. turns out i have a 350 wat power supply and the new graphic card needs 600 wats minimum. so maybe i blew something... how do i reset the bios or w/e without seeing it on video? can i reset somhow to view from my motherboard slot? (also tried to take out the graphic cards and pluged the monitor to the motherboard but that didnt work either)....... thanks for reading any help?

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Try cleaning out the PC. Clean the CPU fan, remove all dust build up within the case. Canned air helps a lot. Blow out the power supply too. When you are able to power up the PC, do you see the case LED's light up / flashing?
I'm keeping in mind that when you loose the video display you also loose the use of the PS2 keyboard & PS2 mouse. If the CPU is over heating the system will shut down the PC.
If you're system is still under warranty, please call Fujitsu.
http://www.fujitsu-siemens.com/home/products/personal_computers/scaleo_p.html
You may need a new power supply, CPU or board. Sorry!

Good luck!

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    Mike Peluso Jun 13, 2008

    Bean, what color are the LED's? Are the solid or do they flash?

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    Mike Peluso Jun 13, 2008

    Also the last time is did function, how long did it run? Do you recall the first time the PC started to screw up? had you possible installed any new hardware or software?



    Mike

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    Mike Peluso Jun 14, 2008

    The inside of a PC in no different than the screen on a TV. It attracts dust & dirt. Most PC's have four screws on the back side of the case. While looking at the front of the case, you want to remove the left side panel. If there are no screws there can be a small lever that slides up or down when pushed. At the same time you push that lever you would use the palm of your hand & push the side panel towards the rear of the PC to remove. Still other cases may have a similar latch located on the bottom of the PC. Bottom latches release the side panel outwards & not to the rear. If you have you're manual it should show how to get into the PC case. Every PC should be cleanned once every 4 to six months. The LED's I am talking about are located right next to the crom drive, floppy drive & near the power on & reset buttons. I see the Scaleo has three LED's at the front bottom. They are not the LED's I'm talking about. (Green, Amber & Red LED's).

    May I suggest swapping out you're power supply. To do this, you will have to get the case opened.

    Mike

  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso Jun 16, 2008

    You're Welcome!

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