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PC was booting to HP screen with constant beep. Keyboard nonfunctional. Tried different keyboard / mouse and no keyboard mouse with same problem. Pulled battery to reset cmos, now system powers up for 1 sec. and shuts down. HP Pavilion a210n. Have already reseated all components, tested with bare board, and ps shows okay with tester.

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If the computer is not reaching the BIOS screen one of the components is most likely faulty. I strongly suspect that it is either the Motherboard or the CPU. If you have made sure the CPU is seated correctly you may need to try alternate motherboards or try the CPU in an alternate computer/Visa-Versa. Hope this helps you troubleshoot and good luck.

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