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Windows 7: Computer problems :(

29 Sep 2010   #11
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Indeed! Thanks for the help all the same


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30 Sep 2010   #12
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Heard back from the shop today and they said it was the ram which tbh was the last thing I thought of. Would that be consistent with the power switch issue and no display?
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30 Sep 2010   #13
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

I don't think the power switch issue is really an issue. Whenever you are in the "BIOS mode" the power switch will simply turn the computer off. I think it is only when in the OS that the power management features kick in and the function of the power switch changes.

The order in which a computer "finds itself" is: The BIOS recognizes itself and runs P.O.S.T., (this requires functions from CPU and RAM), then the video is initiated.
The second thing a BIOS does during POST is find, size, and verify system RAM.

So it does make sense.
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30 Sep 2010   #14
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 

Is just one stick that is faulty or what?
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30 Sep 2010   #15
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I am not sure. Im back on my computer now

They replaced the old 4 sticks with 2 sticks which Im happy about because I believe thats more efficient.
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30 Sep 2010   #16
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

It could have been the RAM, I've actually had the same issue. Replaced RAM and everything was back to normal.

Happy to hear they got it fixed.

Peace
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30 Sep 2010   #17
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Thanks
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30 Sep 2010   #18
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

No problem :)
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30 Sep 2010   #19
badclone

Windows 7
 
 

Glad to see you fixed it
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01 Oct 2010   #20
boadicea

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Hello there,

I am not too sure whether my resolution would help you or not but I am going to explain my theory regarding your issue.

The reason why monitor is not displaying anything could well be caused by the Graphics card itself or CPU. My friend brought his computer to me with the same issue as you have. What I discovered was that his Graphics card and CPU was dead. So in order to test your theory, you'd have to try with on-board graphics card - if you have it built-in on your motherboard. If not, try with a different graphics card (if you have one).

The power button actions can be configured through BIOS. It really depends on your motherboard but it should have a setting specifically for the power button. example: [press 4 seconds for it to shut down] - [shutdown instantly when button is pressed] etc... So it could be you who have changed the settings or someone else who might have changed it accidently.

These are my theories, how much could be true.. I don't know. I can't really say more without seeing the problem myself.

All the best.


EDIT: I just payed attention and saw that you've fixed it. However, if people have similar experiences, this post could be useful for them. :)
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