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Old 12-18-2010, 03:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My dads computer has stopped working yesterday and wont get past post. I have tried different monitor, RAM, graphics, reseating cpu, changing hard drive, resetting cmos.
When I take the memory modules out it does a long beep if that helps? Can't think of anything else all I can guess is it is the CPU, motherboard or PSU.

Anyway got any ideas on what the problem could be?
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I would try a different power supply.
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Taking the RAM out will result in a long repetitive beep. Try a different PSU as Slay said.
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Old 12-19-2010, 01:40 AM   #4 (permalink)
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As a third opinion, I would say the PSU as well. Power supplies are amongst one of the most common problems with a PC. They tend to go back pretty fast, compared to other components.
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Not 100% true, but yes, they can go bad.
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