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Topic # 24969 8-Aug-2008 09:28
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CrySometimes when I turn on my Compaq Presario SR1520ANCry
CryMy Samsung SyncMaster 710v screen will not display anything (Black screen)Yell
CryCryI hear one short beep when I turn my computer on. I have windows XP.Embarassed
KissAnyone know what's going on hereUndecided
Money mouthI am ready to get another computer otherwiseSealed

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  Reply # 155139 8-Aug-2008 09:46
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Have you had any video drivers updated lately? Do you see anything in the boot screen (BIOS, product logo, etc)?

It could be just the monitor is bad - but a single beep usually is a memory fault, but it depends on the manufacturer. so the best would be to talk to a repair shop...




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  Reply # 155157 8-Aug-2008 10:53
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A single beep isnt always a fault... my computer beeps on power up and has no problem.

But as Mauricio has mentioned, do you get anything on screen at all ? Even a "No signal" ?

Does the HDD light continue flickering after the beep ? If it is, then id say the screen is the fault as the HDD flickering would indicate that the computer itself isnt having problems and is continuing to load Windows etc.




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