Having problems with your HP Compaq Presario SR2150NX PC Desktop ?

Pc won't boot ...

\015 I have a compaq SR2150NX that is about 3 years old. About 4 days ago I was shutting down the computer and the power got cut at the outlet before shutting completely down. When I tried to restart, nothing happened. I removed all cables and let it sit for a day and a half and tried plugging in the tower in a seperate outlet and nothing happened - no fans no lights indicating power. I put everything back together and a day later tried to restart and the tower started up. The monitor continues to show yellow instead of green and I have had this problem for some time.....the tower was running loudly. I tried shutting down by pushing the power button and nothing happened so I just let it sit. About 8 hours later I decided to try to shut it down again and hit the power button again at which point the tower started to run "normally" as in not loud and it appeared the computer started to boot. The monitor became active and the screen, aside from the basic pc info, read like this:\015\012\015\012896MB OK + 128 MB shared memory\015\012\015\012Auto-Detecting First Channel Device 0..ATAPI CDROM\015\012Auto-Detecting First Channel Device 1...Not Detected\015\012Pri Master: TSSTcorpCD/DVDW TS-H652M 0414\015\012 Ultra DMA Mode-2\015\012\015\012B: Drive Error\015\012Press to Continue\015\012\015\012...when I press I get a screen that says:\015\012\015\012Re-boot and Select proper Boot device\015\012or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key\015\012\015\012There is no cursor and nothing is highlighted to allow me to choose anything. I have no boot media as the OS (Vista) was preloaded onto the computer...and I don't have back-up disks (I know, stupid) \015\012\015\012At this point I am afraid to turn it off again for fear it won't turn back on again. Also, from almost day one, from time to time I get a prompt "battery low" I had no idea what that meant and since the computer was brand new figured it wasn't anything too important and the computer continued to run for 3+ years even though I got that prompt. I am at my wits end and don't have a clue what to do next with this machine. \015\012\015\012Thanks for any help in advance,\015\012In PC Hades\015

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It seems to be an issue of a loose Hard drive connection.. you can open up a tower and re-connect the cable.
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