Having problems with your PC Desktops ?

Computer does not recognise the CD ROM drive D. When I put a CD rom in the light goes on for 2 seconds, it tries to do something and then nothing happens. What is wrong ?

Answers :

The CD Rom lens may be weak, get a CD lens cleaner and use it to clean the lens.if the Cd rom is an old one you might need to change it.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for PC Desktops

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Computer does not recognise the CD ROM drive D. When I put a CD rom in the light goes on for 2 seconds, it tries to do something and then nothing happens. What is wrong ?

The CD Rom lens may be weak, get a CD lens cleaner and use it to clean the lens.if the Cd rom is an old one you might need to change it. ... PC Desktops

Cannot get new Motherboard to boot up in Normal Mode

What u may have done is wwhen u were installing the new board, gave a static shock to the system...that will cause only the fans to come on and nothing more...this is a bad problem bc u cannot fix it...if u figure out something else is wrong, and it ... Gateway PC Desktops

Dell 5160 orange light

I have never found hibernation to work successfully.Disable hibernation if you ever get it started.Try reading the manual on how to restart for hibernation, press "spacebar", "enter" or something. ... PC Laptops

Acer TravelMate 4502LCi Not booting as far as BIOS

Hi, normally if you are unable to boot up to BIOS your laptop will sound a number of beeps to tell you that something is wrong, So if you are not hearing any beeps and something is happening on your laptop then I think you could be right and the cmos ... Acer TravelMate 2300 Notebook

Dell 5160 orange light

Can you removed the hard drive, cd rom, and any removable deviceand try to power up unit.....I am hopping that it is not your system board????????I need the service tag No. so that I cam look up the unit ... Dell Inspiron 5160 Notebook

Dell inspiron 6400 won't power up

Believe that this is an indication about the CMOS battery. It shouldn't have gone bad though, as the average lifespan of a CMOS battery is 9 years.Dell's terminology for this battery is, "Coin-Cell Battery". No matter what name it is bein ... Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

Acer Aspire 9303, the screen remains black and 3 beep signals

I have this problem 2 days ago.. and this works on me... maybe on your's tooyou may need to flash your bios. why need to flash the bios.. ? 1. had the black screen of death. or deleted the bioshow to flash the bios ... Acer Aspire 9300 Notebook

Re: your suggestion for my Dell Lattitude D600 Hard Drive Problem

Ok, now we have some good discourse! While I'd always prefer to use a friend's laptop to test my fringe hypotheses, having your own is a fine option too. And it sounds like you have an enclosure too, so you are pretty much all set. It's r ... PC Laptops


This was an odd one to fix. I found apon opening the machine that the heat sink was completly blocked with fluff (Picture Uploaded) so I removed it and cleaned it up.\015\012I then removed the CPU, cleaned that of thermal paste and cleaned the ... HP Pavilion dv1000 Notebook

Monitor stays on for a few seconds then goes out

This problem is very often caused by dry electrolytic capacitors on the inverter board. If you have some skill with soldering you could try to change them. When buying new ones ask for LOW-ESR capacitors for switching mode power supplies (SMPS) and 1 ... Acer AL1711 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

IBM ThinkPad T20

This could very well be a serious matter. Start by removing the memory, and trying it with each chip one at a time in each slot. The memory and battery are the only two non serious things that could cause this. If this doesn't work, then ... IBM ThinkPad T20 2647 Notebook

Battery flashes orange when Acer Aspire D250 is off & disconnectd

Flashing light is normal..when batt is being charged..... ... Acer PC Laptops

D600 laptop boot problem

The D600 is plagued with power up problems for 2 reasons. First the connector on the motherboard to the power button is very sloppy and after awile it breaks contact. If you put pressure under the docking port area and press the power button it may s ... Dell PC Laptops

My emachines T3828 will not power up. I changed the power supply, but that didn't help. my next suspect was the power switch. I found that the wires wer a little loose. Thinking that the power switch wires were one unit, I pulled them. Imagine my surprise when I saw that they wer actuall three seperate wires, One black and white, One blue and wdhite, and one red and white. I need to know how to reconnect them, and in which order. I also noticed that a green light comes on. I assume this is for t

Hello there,The green light on the motherboard is there to indicate that you are in fact getting power to the board, which is good. The wires you refer to are in fact the power switch, reset switch, and probably some type of ... E-Machines T2742 PC Desktop

No splash screen, no activity just lights (evo N610c) Plz help.

I am having the same problem with my hp compaq nx9030 I cant figure it out. I press the power button and the cpu fan starts for a couple seconds, and the hard drive light comes on on, power light is on, but everything is completely inactive. And I ha ... Compaq Evo N610C Notebook

Dell XPS M2010 Starting Problems

Ok. Here is the thing. I hope everybody sold their problem, but I will just post for others who may experience the same thing.1st believe it or not : there is nothing wrong with motherboard, as when you press the power button, computer w ... Dell My XPS M2010 Notebook

No power after cleaning the motherboard

Damn, you got some bad luck there. without actually haveing the laptop in my hands I can't offer much assistance.\015\012\015\012Try to turn it on with and without the battery, then with the battery and without the charger. if noting happ ... Sony VAIO FRV37 Notebook


Sorry but something like that can't be fixed with internet help, you will need to take the computer to your IT person. you can try removing the batt and power for 10 seconds then start in with power only. other then that. you could be lookinf at faul ... PC Laptops

Power light blinking

That is because either you screen is dead(test by connecting a exteral monitor) or you motherboard is dead and I have been seeing many dead motherboards as of late ... Toshiba Satellite A45-S250 Notebook

EMachine Model T3828 No power

Greetings! As the first answer suggests, you must be comfortable taking things apart. I've actually just finished diagnosing the same problem on a customer's computer, and Here's what I did.First, I remove the power plug, open up the co ... E-Machines eMachines T3830 PC Desktop

My laptop will not turn on or charge - Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop

A number of things could have happened. The simplest is that the charger itself is not connecting to the computer. If the LED is displayed on the charger, it could also be a connection in the cable that is disrupted (or even a loose connection on the ... Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop

All dvds will not play in dvd rom on xps400

You can start from checking its general status (it is not clear from your description of the problem). The first you can check if the drive is visible to the systemWith WinXP it is in menu Start\\Control Panel\\System\\Hardware\\"DVD/CD-R ... Dell XPS 400 PC Desktop

Inspiron 1501 won't turn on

Do you have the dell diagnostic CD??if you have it may help you to figure what is wrong??\015\012here is th link to the troubleshooting steps.\015\012 ... Dell Inspiron® 1501 (N11157) PC Notebook

My on button just blinks on and off but when I push it to turn it on..nothing happens..its like it isnt getting any connection

Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.\015\012In this post I’ll explain h ... Acer Aspire 5520-5908 Notebook

Screen not lighting up and staying black.

I have this monitor for 5 years now, and the same problem you described just happened to me. I attached another monitor that a friend of mine lend me, and this one worked just fine. So, I concluded that my monitor broke down, and also consulted with ... BenQ FP567s 15" LCD Monitor
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 1.0429 seconds