Having problems with your E-Machines T3085 PC Desktop ?

Won't start - tested power supply - it is good - removed cards and drives still nothing. Board looks okay - no holes - canisters are flat - what next?


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Thank you all for posting these solutions! I tested the power supply by attaching it to another computer in which I happened to be replacing a drive at the time. That computer booted with no problem. I had removed everything from the board - including the ram- I left the CPU on the board only - still no beep. I was hoping I didn't have to remove that! I will try to replace the CMOS/BIOS battery but actually am thinking has to be the CPU or board at this point but willing to try anything.
If there is NO noise from the machine at all (i.e no fans or hard drive spinup) then Broken PSU (power unit), or motherboard.

Check for the POST beep. 

If you are not getting that one or more of your components IS faulty. 
(may simply be a case that you need to remove the small round battery and unplug everything for a few minutes, and then replace. Or get a new small round battery))

If you are getting the post beep and nothing is appearing on screen then your monitor is broken or isnt properly connected, or your graphics adapter is faulty.

If you ARE getting BIOS screens and so on then Bios may need to be reset (follow the instructions above for removing battery)

If all that fails.
you may need to reinstall windows.

Nick
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