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neler13 | CompTIA A+ | Module 4.2 - Motherboard, RAM, CPU and Power Issues

By: neler13 | Related Course: CompTIA A+ | Published: February 8, 2018 | Modified: February 8, 2018
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NotepadMotherboard,RAM,CPU, Power Issues

Blank screen on boot

Monitor not working, is monitor on?

Power Outage???

Bios time/settings reset

Incorrect Boot Sequence

Bootable media

No Boot Partition

Incorrect cabling

Reboots continuously

1. BIOS?

2. Jumper Settings

3. Corrupt Boot Device/Bad Hardware/Driver



NotepadSmoke and Burning Smell

Smoke –  Bad power supply or malfunction

Incorrectly Plugged cables

Cable Short


Burning Smell:

HDD burning out

Incorrect plugged cables/Power supply

Blue Screen of Death

Multimeter- Change settings

-Test Electrical readings

-Additional usage

Power supply Tester

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