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My hp got left on over night and the hard drive is gone, I replaced the hard drive and been tring to restore my system, I finally got windows xp on floppy, cause my cd or dvd drives were not reading in bios, now I turn on the pc and its getting power but it wont kick on i can here the fans running and the light is on, on the motherboard but it wont turn on and my monitor wont turn on , i push the button and it go's green for a sec then shuts off, same with the turn on switch on the tower, im wondering if the processor or the motherboard is out, if there is something i should know to get it to turn on please let me know, i have tried what i know ... thanks......

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Looks like you already need a technician to work on this problem. Surely, your hard disk drive has already conked out and in the process it might have already affected basic circuitry in your cpu & motherboard and other peripherals.

The one thing I make sure when I leave my desktop or notebook on is proper ventilation. Of course, it is a given that the wiring connection for the power supply has already been counter-checked for safety, etc.

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Does the machine turn itself off once you turn it on?

yeah it does turn off once i turn it on, the fans are running but it wont turn on and the monitor wont either

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Maybe its a graphics problem.

Have you any different cards to try?

Try reseating your Ram.
If you have more than one stick try them individually.

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