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Can't see startup screen

Posted on 2004-08-30
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Hi,
  I put in a ew Hard Drive on a celeron processor HP Pavilion. When I start it up it just beeps 6-7 times and nothing comes up on the screen. It doesnt even goto bios. I rechecked all the wire connections and cards and everything seems to be in place. Anything else that might be wrong with it?
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check the motherboard manual there is a code regarding the beeps so you could narrow down what could cause the problem
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If your manual doesn't say try the site for your BIOS:

http://www.ami.com/bios/
http://www.phoenix.com/
http://www.award.com/

Or this one:
http://www.wimsbios.com/
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Does it boot if you take the HD out?
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Delete/No Refund
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Thank you much.    : )
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