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Re: [vox] computer won't start
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Re: [vox] computer won't start

Since I'm a hardware type, I'd start with checking the
power setup. Can I assume you are in Kiev Russia? Is
the power supply set to the correct voltage (220
European or 110 US / Canada)?

Another thing to check, with the power disconnected,
is the seating of the cards and chips. Shipping can
loosen things and cause system failures. You might
have to push the cards back in to their slots.

Bad power supplies are easily replaced (assuming a
standard type was installed in the first place).


--- zmcarrico@ucdavis.edu wrote:
> My computer arrived here, in Kiev, a month ago and I
> haven't been able to get it to 
> start.  Whenever I turn it on it runs for a minute
> or two and the red light flashes like it's
> going to start but during this entire time the
> monitor doesn't activate; like it's in standby 
> mode.  Then the computer just turns itself off like
> I had pulled the plug.  
> It's a windows 98 and I haven't had any problems
> with it before.
> The only thing I can think is that it was damaged in
> the
> shipment. 
> Any guesses as to how to get it started?
> -Zac
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