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My H/P Athlon S3023W computer won't boot.
\015 My H/P Athlon S3023W w/Vista Home Premium computer won't boot. In fact, the startup screen does not even come up. I suspect its a BIOS problem. Does anyone know how I can get to the BIOS or other way to possibly begin a fix?\015
The problem isn't the powersupply, it isn't the monitor either. It's the motherboard. This motherboard has some type of problem. I've had to replace the motherboard myself twice, and it isn't cheap either. Lets just hope you are all still covered under the warrenty.
Are there any beeps or does the Monitor stay in standby (Yellow light)¿ On occasion I must re-install the memory to refresh the contact points. I get no warning of this need not even beeps from the MB. It just refuses to do anything but start-up, I get no other signal. If you believe this may the the issue, you can do this yourself. Unplug everything from the computer and put it on a stable surface making sure you have no static generating objects around you. Open up the case put your unused hand or arm on the edge of the metal case at all times you are near the computer Static Kills computers. There are 2 or 4 small boards sticking up from the Motherboard these are the memory sticks. One at a time push down on the edge card guides (They are usually White) until the stick pops out of the slot and push the memory stick back into the slot ensuring that the edge card guides are fully engaged to hold the memory stick from falling out. They are Keyed so they can go in one direction only. Replace the Cover to the Case re-attach the cables. Good luck and take your time, rushing the job doesn't make it better.
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