Re: Computer won't boot up

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by Paul, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. Paul

    Paul Guest

    j wrote:
    > My computer was running fine until I connected a device made by
    > Hewlett-Packard called a "HP dvd movie writer dc3000" to it and began
    > copying a movie.
    >
    > I was using the HP dvd movie writer for the first time, went to the store
    > and came back an hour later and found the computer froze up with the image
    > of the movie still on the monitor. I was unable to reboot the computer so I
    > unplugged the computer's power cable, then plugged it back in and tried to
    > reboot. The computer not only fails to reboot, it also fails to go through
    > the bios and memory check. There is also a red led glowing on the
    > motherboard that I've not noticed before, but it's possible that the red
    > light has always been on and I just haven't noticed it. The processor fan
    > comes on and so does the green light on the front of the computer.
    >
    > I took the hard drive out and put it into this old spare tower that I am
    > using now and I'm not having any problems, so I'm sure that the problem is
    > in the computer and not the drive. Does anyone know what the trouble may be?
    > I can't imagine that the HP dvd movie making device could have damaged
    > anything (it plugs into the usb port). The computer has a 2 gig processor
    > and three 256 megabyte memory cards plugged into it, XP pro SP2 operating
    > system. Thanks for the help.


    What is the make and model number of the computer ?

    Paul
     
    Paul, Nov 17, 2008
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