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Jerome Price

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Aquired an old E-machine tower the other day for nothing, note on it said it workerd, when I hooked it up, it comes on, but nothing on screen (monitor is good) need an idea of where to start looking (would a bad hard drive cause this? :(
 

crjdriver

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A bad hd will not stop the post [power on self-test] from displaying on the monitor. I would start with re-seating ALL components; ie ram, video card, ide connectors, molex power connectors, etc. While inside the case give it a complete cleaning with a can of air.
 
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