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emachine wont work after storage

Hi all

i stored my emachine desktop for a year and it worked great when i stored it( dry storage, covered, and off floor). today i got it out and hooked everything up and turned it on. It turns on and starts running as fast as it can go and doesnt stop. i have no signal to the monitor and nothing to the keyboard or mouse. i tried another monitor just to be sure and nothing to that one either. i turned it on and off several times with no change.. full out as fast as it can go. im wondering if the internal battery could go dead and cause this?

2006 e machine desktop T5082
pentium 4
windows vista
2 gig ddr2 ram
ati radeon 2600xt video card

thanks again for any suggestions

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I like your idea.

The internal battery when dead can stop a machine from booting. NOT ALL MACHINES DO THIS but it's just a quick measurement with a Volt meter or a few dollar battery.
Bob

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ant ideas?

well changed out the battery this morning, and there was no change. any ideas?

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Research this.

At google type in THE DEAD PC. You'll read the usual and advice that is far too similar to my advice about stripping the machine down to the basic 4 parts of motherboard, CPU+HSF, Speaker and PSU. If that doesn't beep in protest then you are looking at 1 to 4 bad parts.
Bob

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