Main Site Nav
Topics Topics Edit Profile Profile Help/Instructions Help    
Search Last 1|3|7 Days Search Search Tree View Tree View  

Monorail PC ???? HELP

Trish's Escape from Hardware Hell Help Board » Setup and Configuration » All the Rest » Monorail PC ???? HELP « Previous Next »

Author Message
Rick greer
Posted on Monday, January 28, 2002 - 8:15 am:   

I turned on my monoral pc this morning and all that i get is monorail on the screen. no matter what else i try to do nothing happens . what can i do or check. please help
Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2002 - 10:02 am:   

Hello Rick,
First off getting into the cmos setup is tricky with Monorail (Compaq EX-Patriat made) PC's. When you turn on the system press CTL ALT S for some F1 or F2 for some others It sounds like Drive failure, but the way these are setup you need to get in the BIOS to check if it is being detected.
Nicholas Fisher
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2002 - 6:55 am:   

I am having a problem with a monorail computer. It seems that every time i turn it on the tower beeps. Nothing happens either I think the computer is broken Help me.
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2002 - 6:10 am:   

In response to last message a beep error normally refers to a hardware problem. The manufactures site should have the beep codes.

In your case if you see nothing on the screen at any time I would suspect the video card or monitor. Should also make sure video cable to monitor is secure and that video card is properly seated.

Borrow another video card to try or try the monitor elsewhere.
Kyle A. Tobias
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2002 - 3:07 pm:   

On my Monorail PC, I made some major upgrades to it (XP, AMD 550, CDRW) and it was great! The other day it went into standby from inactivity. Usually this is not a problem, however I cannot get the PC to turn back on. The only thing it does is the light on the front blinks slowly. It is the light-bulb light, not the hard drive light. If I unplug the PC from any power, it continues to blink for a few seconds, then stops. So, I plug it back in and it blinks again. Any suggestions??
V (Vera)
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2002 - 6:53 pm:   

A suggestion.
We'll see what others have to say...but
left to my own devices I would try clearing CMOS via jumpers on motherboard.(read manual)ATX you have to disconnect power from motherboard.
If it boots, go into BIOS
setup optimum or restore defaults and see if I could go from there.
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2002 - 1:36 pm:   

I have a monorail model 133 (the kind w/ the all in one lcd) and want to upgrade the socket 7 cpu, but none of the jumpres on the mbd are labeled, any suggestions?
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2002 - 6:36 pm:   

Hi, I had some of the same problems with my Monorail.

To get into the BIOS you need to press the "Delete" key when you see the Monorail screen.

Also, if anyone has any drivers for their Monorail system that they could let me have, please let me know. My sound-card will not work because windoze does not have the proper driver. I can't tell what kind of card it is (no markings) ThanX =]

Add Your Message Here
Username: Posting Information:
This is a public posting area. Enter your username and password if you have an account. Otherwise, enter your full name as your username and leave the password blank. Your e-mail address is optional.
Options: Enable HTML code in message
Automatically activate URLs in message

Administration Administration Log Out Log Out   Previous Page Previous Page Next Page Next Page