My computer used to work just fine untill a couple of days ago when I tried to boot it. All the fans started spinning at top speed, the led of HDD activity went on, but it wouldn't go into my BIOS screen. So I shut it down and tried again, but this time the led wouldn't even go on. I left it on for a while, but no progress. Since then it won't do anything but turn on the fans at top speed. I have no good understanding of computers, except for the basics so I wouldn't have a clue what is wrong with it. I know that everything is compatible since it was working fine before. Any suggestion would help.
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Re: My PC wont boot
This is a sign that the bios is corrupt and you will have to remove the side of the pc tower and on the motherboard look for a 2 terminal commector, this can be labelled CLRCMOS, CLRRTC,or a 3 pin JBAT1, there will be a plastic cap if its a JBAT1 terminal, put from pins 1-2 to pins 2-3 then back again, if its the others then they have to be shorted by placing a cap across the two terminals.
restart pc and press f2 to reset time and date and save and exit, it should then boot back up.
If your problem continues to not allow you into the bios, the chip is faulty and you will have replace the motherboard.
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I had this happen sometimes after a windows update/reboot. If the computer is on, hold down the power button until it cuts off. Unplug the power cord. Wait for a couple of minutes. Plug the cord back in, and turn on system.
Have you made any hardware/software changes lately? If answer is no, reboot the pc and hit F8 a couple times. This will give you a list of options. Use your arrows and highlight last known good configuration and hit enter. See if your pc boots ok. If you don't have that option or it doesn't boot ok, Repeat the process to get the list. Use the arrow keys to higlight Safe Mode and hit enter. Your pc should boot to safe mode. Click on Start>progams>accessories>system tools>system restore. Choose a safe date about 3 days ago and do a restore. Wait until it's done completely! and see if it's working ok. If this fixed your problem please rate as fixed. If you need more help with this just add a comment and I'll be glad to help out. Thanks.