Has my pc committed sucide?

wyseman, Jan 2, 5:35am
Has my pc committed sucide? I turned it off when the monitor got frozen and no response from mouse or keyboard. When I turned it on again, the red Hard Drive light turned on for about 10 seconds, then nothing happened: no display on monitor. When I opened the box, everything seemed ok: all fans were working. I use Winxp.

laj3, Jan 2, 6:23am
Umm try turning it on again, i dont know. srry cant help

r.g.nixon, Jan 2, 6:28am
Nothing on monitor at *any* stage? no BIOS text or *anything*?

olack, Jan 2, 6:33am
...a loosened power cable...oh yeah.

pcfix4u, Jan 2, 6:39am
Same as post 3 ??? have you got a spare monitor??

r.g.nixon, Jan 2, 6:43am
I see the problem he is a "Wyse man". Those monitors are *so* old - surprised it worked this long!

art4ukiwi, Jan 2, 8:59am
I'd replace the BIOS battery round silver thingy on the motherboard. Fixed my buddies PC like thatit was dead as a door nail. new batterypresto....

wyseman, Jan 3, 10:08am
Nothing on the monitor at any stage. No BIOS text. For a healthy start in the past, it usually starts with 'dood' sound in the beginning. It's not there anymore. Possibly the mother board or cpu has died?

wyseman, Jan 3, 10:11am
RE # 7, I thought the battery is only for keeping the computer time. The pc should work normally with a dead battery.

deodar, Jan 3, 10:19am
Did it hang itself in the wardrobe? Can't really blame it,old stuff like
that should be allowed to pass
peacefully into Cyberspace.I had a cat that did that.

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