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k maybe i lied i need a lot of help. ive recently decided to upgrade my comp which doesnt mean much cause what i hav is pretty pathetic. anyway. i got my new case today and me not wanting to wait decided to put all my old crap, that i will be replacing at the end of the month with better stuff anyway, in the new case so i took it all out of my old case then put all of it in the new case and i dont know what ive done the only thing i can think ive done is stactically charged somthing. but firstly i cant turn it on by the button at the front. secondly it starts up as soon as it gets power (as soon as i turn on the powerpoint) thirdly wen it starts up everything starts up then it beeps really loudly like three times then it sits there running with nothing happening. as long as i havnt screwed up the harddrive or the dvd drive it isnt a major problem. cause as i said im buying new stuff at the end of the month. this is my first build and im pretty much self taught. i have taken my computer apart many times and put it back together. but im still fairly new to computer building. please help needed
 

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The beeps are bios beep codes. You need the name and model of your motherboard, find out what bios is on it, then look up the beep codes and definitions.
 

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thanx

thanx for the help i'll have to remember that site. it turned out that the ram was a little loose thats all once again thanx
 

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thanx for the help i'll have to remember that site. it turned out that the ram was a little loose thats all once again thanx
not as good as i had hoped. i turned off my comp and now it wont turn back on. i get no reponse at all wen i press the button. need help again lolz
 
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maybe the header of the power button is loose, try tightening them
 
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Three beeps is memory, isnt it?

Are you sure you have placed them in until they click...?
 

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Three beeps is memory, isnt it?

Are you sure you have placed them in until they click...?
yeh i fixed that prob ur right tho it is the memory. now after i fixed that my computer wont turn on at all. its not all that important im upgradin very soon but it will be a nuisanc
 
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Try swapping the ram chips.
 

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bugger

nah it didnt help this is going to be annoying it means i wont have a computer to play games on for a fortnight or so unless this fixes it self
 

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Does anything happen at all when you press the power button?

If not i would look towards the button or where the button header plugs into the board.
 

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not a thing

nothing happens wen i press the button. i dont know y but it worked one more time bu i wanted to see if it wuld keep on working and wen i went to turn it bak on it did nothin again. so if it works once every blue moon that means i wuld have it plugged in the right place right? cause im fairly certain everything is plugged in alright.
 

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done and dusted hopefully

i moved the power 2 pin power thingy onto another and my computer is working thank god. so that should be that thank all of u for the help
 

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Good to hear mate.