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Starting Up Your Computer
After all connection are made, close your computer case cover.
Be sure all the switch are off, and check that the power supply input voltage is set to
proper position, usually in-put voltage is 220V
240V or 110V
120V depending on your
country’s voltage used.
Connect the power supply cord into the power supply located on the back of your system
case according to your system user’s manual.
Turn on your peripheral as following order:
Other external peripheral (Printer, Scanner, External Modem etc…)
Your system power.
For ATX power supplies, you need to turn on the power supply
and press the ATX power switch on the front side of the case.
The power LED on the front panel of the system case will light.
The LED on the monitor
may light up or switch between orange and green after the system is on.
If it complies
with green standards or if it is has a power standby feature.
The system will then run
While the test are running, the BIOS will alarm beeps or additional
message will appear on the screen.
If you do not see any thing within 30 seconds from the time you turn on the power.
system may have failed on power-on test. Recheck your jumper settings and connections
or call your retailer for assistance.
One short beep when displaying logo
No error during POST
Long beeps in an endless loop
No DRAM install or detected
One long beep followed by three short
Video card not found or video card memory
High frequency beeps when system is
System running at a lower frequency
During power-on, press <Delete> key to enter BIOS setup.
Follow the instructions in
Power off your computer:
You must first exit or shut down your operating system
before switch off the power switch.
For ATX power supply, you can press ATX power
switching after exiting or shutting down your operating system.
If you use Windows 9X,
and then click
“Shut down the computer?”
The power supply should turn off after windows shut down.