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Hello, When i start the computer its starts a

Hello, When i start the computer its starts a various patterns of beeps but I can't figure it out what pattern it is with the beep manual, all the fans start and the video card is not sending a signal to the monitor, the 1 and 3 LED on the front cover are on the hole time the computer is on. So the beep patterns go for about 15-20 sec and then the LED remain on but the comp does not boot or do anything else. I have taken out the videocard and put it on again, the memorys as well cleaned them up and the entier comp but it changes nothing. Thanks Andrew

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Oh geez, you have some work ahead of you.

I would somehow acquire another video card (ask a friend :)). Put that in and see if your computer boots up. If that still doesn't work its either the CPU, or the Motherboard.

I would take apart the heatsink, remove the CPU, reseat it and see if it works.

Let me know! ill help

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