Post test dies before video???

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I have a Hewitt Rand [?] 350mhz slot A computer that was working fine,
and the next day wouldn't show no video, nor any post beep code cluing into
what is the problem. Fans run including CPU fan, and power light on front of
computer is lit.
I've tried: 1) Removing all cards except for the Video -including swapping
out the video card [AGP] with a Pci video card I know is working. Also all
drives as well.
2) Tried to resett BIOS by jumper as well as removing the
battery.
All I can find about Hewitt Rand computers is SH*TTT! I can't find any
website that gives any steps to diagnosing this problem.. Found about 300
sites about beep codes, BIOS issues etc. but none about what to do when the
computer seems powered with no video. No documentation as to what/who the
MoBo is made by even.
I read somewhere a BIOS\MoBo will give video perhaps through a ISA
slot??? Don't have a ISA vid card..

And I thought ComKraq was bad!!!
Any ideas?
Thankx in advance
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    In article <J1j9d.39$A6.49743@news.uswest.net>, marconious@hotmail.com
    says...
    > I have a Hewitt Rand [?] 350mhz slot A computer that was working fine,
    > and the next day wouldn't show no video, nor any post beep code cluing into
    > what is the problem. Fans run including CPU fan, and power light on front of
    > computer is lit.
    > I've tried: 1) Removing all cards except for the Video -including swapping
    > out the video card [AGP] with a Pci video card I know is working. Also all
    > drives as well.
    > 2) Tried to resett BIOS by jumper as well as removing the
    > battery.
    > All I can find about Hewitt Rand computers is SH*TTT! I can't find any
    > website that gives any steps to diagnosing this problem.. Found about 300
    > sites about beep codes, BIOS issues etc. but none about what to do when the
    > computer seems powered with no video. No documentation as to what/who the
    > MoBo is made by even.
    > I read somewhere a BIOS\MoBo will give video perhaps through a ISA
    > slot??? Don't have a ISA vid card..
    >
    > And I thought ComKraq was bad!!!
    > Any ideas?
    > Thankx in advance
    >
    >
    >
    Have you tried disconnecting all IDE devices as well and just leaving
    video, cpu and memory and nothing else.

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