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Emachine t3256 turns on and off --is there a thermal switch ?
Not likely. What IS likely is that your CPU is overheating and is sending a signal causing the system to shut down to prevent damage to it. Pull the side cover off (right side panel as you're facing the rear of the PC, typically 2 screws or a movable latch holding it in place) Look for the following: 1) cooling fins clogged with dirt and or hair; 2) cooling fan laden with dirt and turning very slowly or not at all or 3) both conditions exist. Cure these ills by getting a can of compressed air from your local hardware store or computer retailer and blow the dirt out of the fins and the fan. Power the PC on and make sure that the fan is spinning rapidly. This will most likely resolve your problem. Another quick thought is to check to be sure that a wire has not gotten caught in the blades of the fan somehow, keeping it from spinning. If this is the case, get a small cable tie and pull it away from the CPU fan, securing it to other wires to keep this from continuing to be a problem. If this is NOT your problem, if the cooling fins are clean and the fan is spinning quickly, then the next solution would be to try replacing the Power Supply, as it may have taken a mild surge. My first answer IS your most likely problem, however. If after cleaning the CPU fan and fins the fan still doesn't spin rapidly like it should, then the fan needs to be replaced. You should be able to pick up this fan from a local computer repair shop, Radio Shack or Best Buy. You'll need to know which processor you have (Intel or AMD), and there's usually a sticker on the front of the PC proudly proclaiming which one you have onboard. If you're not used to doing hardware repairs, consider taking the PC to a repair facility you can trust and have a professional pull and replace the dead fan. Best Wishes, Jim
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Emachine t3256 turns on and off --is there a thermal switch ?
Not likely. What IS likely is that your CPU is overheating and is sending a signal causing the system to shut down to prevent damage to it. Pull the side cover off (right side panel as you're facing the rear of the PC, typically 2 screws or a movab ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
Start up issue...
I have the same T3256 emachine. It starts up then quickly shuts down. Sometimes it'll run for a few minutes and then shut down. I too replaced the power supply for 80 bucks with the same result. Then I thought, the switch is not a toggle on/off s ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
I am working on an HP Pavillion a1220n Desktop and I am getting different bootups each time. First we had a visual (video), but when we enter bios, the computer would not freze up, but simply just reboot itsself, and it would reboot everytime by itsself, no matter where you were at from 15-20 seconds after booting up. So I removed the CPU/FAN and Heatsync and they were covered with dust, I cleaned the dust off, and plug it back in, and now when I turn it on, the fans are running in the back, b
You didn't break the computer, They did.(EDIT: This is a long solution. I detailed it out, because I thought you would want this knowledge. I apologize for the length of it, however)Computers MUST have the inside cleaned out o ... PC Desktops
Switching on but only stays on for a couple of seconds before going blank. If switched off and on it will come on but only stay on for 2/3 second,
Most of the time, owners never clean out the inside of their desktop computer, nor have it done.Hardware components inside the computer, need a steady supply of air rushing over them, to keep their temperature down. The main hardware comp ... Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop
W1907 Monitor Goes Blank
If you still have this monitor type, you are obviously no longer under warranty and need some help, not "smart alek" or "return" it advise.The issue is with the power board that feeds the inverters which in turn power the CCFL bulbs. This mon ... HP Compaq WF1907 Monitor
Emachine not turning off.
You can checkit by unhooking it on the inside from the mobo panal just remember where it ogoes back take a small flat head and cross the two prongs it comes of off then shut it down if it works look on ebay for a complete front panel with switch or o ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
Emachines problem... PSU works but comp doesnt turn on
Hi,\015\012I don't want to tell you a color because it could be different than the actual. Look at the front of the computer and trace the wire that goes to the switch and follow it to the mother board. If you have a volt meter you could measure the ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
I am looking for a wiring diagram for my emachine front power switch
Power Supply Types \015\012\015\012There are two basic types of power supplies. There are AT power supplies, which are older and in older computers, and ATX power supplies, which you will find in virtually every new c ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
No power on my emachine
The power supply might be okay but the system board could be bad and not turning the power supply on when you press the power button.On this page:http://www.helpwithpcs.com/courses/power-supply-basics-inc-pinouts.htmabout midw ... E-Machines eMachines Refurbished EMA SYSTEM BOARD MODEL T2984 eMachines (102257) PC Desktop
Acer t135 pc desktop will not get to bios page or startup at all
1 Did you unplug the PC prior to opening it, and turn off the switch on the back?\015\0122 Did you wear a wrist strap or ground yourself to bare metal on the case before you touched it each time?\015\0123 Did you remove the motherboard fr ... Acer Aspire T135 PC Desktop
T2642 eMachine - does not turn on
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SPoradic faults when booting
This problem isn't easy to diagnose, but there are some things you can try to narrow down the problem. Do this at your own risk, but go into the bios settings and check your processor temperature. Take note that if there's a a feature to enable pro ... PC Desktops
EMachine 2862 Desktop Dead On Power-Up
Check all the leads to the hard drive and check that the fan starts spinning when you switch it on if it dont start then the problem is the switch these do often go and can be easily replaced and they are not expensive i had the same problem and foun ... E-Machines T2682 (000002965) PC Desktop
I have a 3 yr Dell UltraSharp 1905FP LCD monitor. Recently, when I turn it on, the power on green light would blink continuously for about 1 minute with no picture before the light become steady green and have picture (everything working). Now it is up to 5 minutes. Other than waiting for the monitor to display the video, everything is fine. It acts like it is waiting for something to warm up. Does anyone know what is the problem? Thanks.
Yman1949, Your 1905FP unit is not working as it was designed to do! Here is something you can relate your problem to. The white light needed to see what is on your lcd panel is produced by "cold-cathode-fluorescent-lamps" (2) that require 600-1200va ... Dell UltraSharp 1905FP 19" LCD Monitor
Gateway GT4022 has issues powering up and restarting
1.Yes the Power On switch is okay. (PS. If you hold down the Power On button for 10 seconds on any computer, it will turn off)2.The heatsink held down by springs on the Northbridge, and Southbridge chipsets, is an excellent idea. Wo ... Gateway GT4022 PC Desktop
E-Machine T2862 Will Not Power UP
Regarding the power + power LED +HDD LED connections, if you haven't tossed the unit yet -- looking straight down with the box laying on side (e.g. CPU fan blades pointed straight at you) -- GreenWhite + BlackWhite (start with left pin, row nearest t ... E-Machines T2682 (000002965) PC Desktop
Emachine tower won't turn on
Smps it is on cpu. where u connect power supplty cable it is 1 square box.it is on top[ of cpu back side. ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
Emachine D2880 no power clarification
Your getting power to your PSU, via the green light on your mobo. \015\012verify the PSU has a green light(most emachines do) \015\012it sort of sounds stupid but, check the connection of the cable coming from the front of the case(the wi ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
Main board won't power up
You may need to reset your processor and heatsink. Sometimes the thermal gel between the processor and the hearsink will evaporate over time and cause this problem. Try appling more thermal grease, reseat the processor.heatsink and try again, (When y ... PC Desktops
Weird blink problem...
That's definitely a hardware (incompatiblity) problem. Download the most updated driver for the graphics card. Also see if there is a monitor driver for the monitor.I understand it worked seamlessly for the emachine but you should switch ... E-Machines eMachines Monitor E15T4
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
Emachine heating issues
Hi rebecca_fran, \015\012 Well the system is shutting down for a reason but before you run off & buy a new CPU fan I want you to try something.\015\012Unplug the power cord from the PC. Open your ca ... E-Machines (BFB0505HA) Cooling Fan, Laptop Heatsink, Heatsink With Fan
Have emachine T1150 - the on off button when pushed in is getting stuck and machine will no longer turn on. Can this be fixed and is it worth the cost ? Can I fix myself ?
The switch on the outer plastic front panel is usually just a plastic peice with a spring, it pushes the button in on the inside metal housing of the computer case, therefore not really much to worry about, you just need to remove the front panel to ... E-Machines T1150 PC Desktop
Replaced mother board, forgot where power switch plugs into
You can look for the power switch terminal by its label.like PW for power button and PLED for power led.reset is RS. ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
Computer in black screen, no energy outputted
A few possibilities(the only problem is if you never get any display to try many of these suggestions):\015\012\015\012-Suspend. With suspend, everything is put to RAM and the computer goes to low power state, shutting off USB, HD, and most other thi ... E-Machines eMachines T3830 PC Desktop