Pc continues to cut off.

Posted on 2004-11-29
Last Modified: 2010-04-26
When powering on pc it cuts off after post beep (4 seconds).  What do you think the problem is?
Question by:Wilsok
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    can be anything :
    CMOS battery low (must be 3 V)
    power supply bad
    motherboard bad
    memory bad.
    For troubleshooting, start with 1 ram stick, 1 disk, kbd + mouse, and video card. This should boot; otherwise one of the connected is bad
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    Check this link for the meaning of the beeps:

    It could be the Video Card or a bad motherboard from the beeps you've described.

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