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Old 10-10-2010, 07:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Emachines W228 won't start up

I know I know I know...Emachines suck. Or at least that's what I've gathered from around the net. But it's the only desktop option I have right now so help would be much appreciated.

I was reinstalling Windows on my machine and the first thing I did was open it up and reset the CMOS using jumpers. Well, I pulled the wrong one, but I put it back and cleared it with the right one. So I pulled the two jumpers off and put them back on.

I try booting. I plug it in, turn on the power supply, hit the button, and the fans spin up...But nothing shows on the monitor. So this had to have been something I did wrong or simply didn't do at all, right?

I've tried everything. I unplugged everything and put it back together, held the power button for 30 seconds, etc... Nothing has worked.

Any ideas?

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You afford what you can afford, nothing more.

What model do you have? That might give us more pieces to the puzzle.

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Yeah that's true.

It's a W2888.
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