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Fans Spin, No display
Jan 14, 2013, 1:26 PM
I took the PC apart because the thing kept crashing due to the Hard drive.
The first time this happened I simply just changed SATA slots and it worked fine.
Now, I plugged in another Hard Drive and still not working...
While I was in the case I took the heatsink off put new paste on cleaned the computer out really good.
Plugged it all back in still no display... I don't get any beeps but the speaker is plugged in...
Yes I read the troubleshooting thread, but I skipped a bunch of the steps because I know some things just is not the
Jan 14, 2013
fans spin display
Jan 14, 2013, 1:31 PM
Jan 14, 2013, 2:38 PM
Ok I did all the steps... somewhat fixed the problem...
However computer still will not run....
I turn it on, computer loads up the windows sign I see the bar run across the bottom of the windows logo. Goes black then blue screens...
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Jan 14, 2013, 2:42 PM
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Jan 14, 2013, 3:05 PM
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Jan 14, 2013, 3:37 PM
Just to clarify things, I have a smaller in size Seagate Hard Drive and a Western Digital Raptor both installed...
Its already set to IDE, I changed it to Raid and AHCI and neither worked.
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