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Old 07-13-2009, 07:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was playing a game when i wanted to minimize it and suddenly my pc shut down by itself, i tried to restart it but everything that i get is a weird noise from the cd-drive, not even the BIOS screen shows up, what can i do?
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Try removing the power cable from the cd drive and see if it starts.
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Old 07-13-2009, 07:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i did it twice, i also removed the cmos battery, waited for 1 hour and put it back in, nthing shows up, everything is working but nothing comes up, i don't wanna think that my cd drive is messed up.
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You did it twice? did you plug it back in? Unplug it, leave it unplugged and try it.
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Did you unplug the computer from power when you removed the CMOS battery? Have you tried shorting the CMOS jumpers to clear CMOS as well?
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nothing, i unplugged it and tried, my monitor still in stand by mode, everything else is running but no BIOS. I took out the battery when my pc was off, my motherboard has 2 buttons, a CMOS and a RESET in one of the corners, i pressed both of them but nothing comes up
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Try unplugging your other components one at a time and see if it posts. If nothing works it's probably the power supply, but it could be the mobo or the cpu.
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i dont think is the power supply because it works without connected to the cd drive, my cpu is Intel Core 2 Quad q6600 and my motherboard is a FP-IN9 SLI fatal1ty, wat could it be? did my cpu just burn?
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Any beeps? If the CPU is failing, there should be some sort of beeping. Try checking your motherboard manual for the beep codes.
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Just because a few fans spin-up, it doesn't mean the power supply is good.
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