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help me with my computer

My system:

Intel Core2 Duo
MSI 975X Platinum
Maxtor SATA 3.0GB
NVidia Sapphire
Xion 600W Power Supply

At first the problem was that the computer would freeze and I could hear something stop spinning, probably the HD. So I had to turn off the PC by holding the power button for ~5sec. This happended for about a week until a new problem arose. When I start the computer, it doesn't go into boot up mode. It's just a blank screen. Could this be a power supply issue? How can I properly diagnose this?

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In reply to: help me with my computer

starting the computer. Press F8 at startup and try the last good known configuration.

What do you get?


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Do you get any picture?

In reply to: help me with my computer

When you say, it's just a blank screen...
Do you get anything on your screen when you turn on your computer? A POST screen or a logo for your BIOS or PC manufacturer? Anything? Or is the screen just black the whole time?

Try this, make sure that the video card is seated properly in its slot. It may have come loose.

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