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Whats wrong and can it be fixed

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a b K Overclocking
July 3, 2010 4:37:17 PM

hi i had a power surge and now when i turn on my pc on it just beeps and a red light flickers above the little light icon on the system unit but my harddrive works fine im currently using it in a different pc. so i just wanted ti know what the problem is and if its fixable

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July 3, 2010 6:48:49 PM

power surge = electronic device failure = BUY A NEW COMPUTER!
a c 182 K Overclocking
July 3, 2010 7:12:59 PM

Download CPU-Z and let us know what type of cpu and mobo you have.
Once that's established you can download the mobo manual and decipher your beep codes.
I'm guessing but i would imagine the jolt could have played havoc with your bios/cmos.
There is also the possibilty of component damage.
At the very least you should have your electronic gear plugged into surge protectors.
$10 dollar ones will suffice and take the brunt of a lightening strike or surge.
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