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Old 06-13-2005, 01:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,
I bought a new case and i have installed all of the parts. I made sure all of the connections were tight. The tower turns on and the LED's light up. But after i turn the monitor on nothing happens. All that is on the screen is COMPAQ. And it sits at this screen. I have tried waiting it out but nothing happens. I have the Harddrive disk but i cant get to the setup screen to format it. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Thanks, R.J.
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Old 06-13-2005, 01:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Try re-seating the ram. If you have two sticks in try one at a time.

Also just FYI this particular problem has been posted several time. There is a search function on the forums. If you try that you will probably find the answer has already been posted
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Thanks will check it out..Will let you know what happens
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