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Old 06-24-2006, 02:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok heres the deal. I just started puttin together a sys for a friend 2nite. I got everythign in and turned it on. The monitor doesnt show up, the dvd led, hdd, power, and media card reader led all stay solid. the hard drives make a quick sound at beg of boot like it checks to see if os is on it. I am using the onboard vga right now until i get os installed. i have also tried pci card.

ok so yeah it doesnt do a **** thing. just sits there with most of the lights on. i think it has something to do with motherboard. the only way to turn off system once its on is hold down power button for a few secs. and reset button doesnt even work.

it is a 945 board with pentium d 930 proc and 512 ddr2 mem

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Old 06-24-2006, 04:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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if the reset button doesnt work then you've not connected it properly.

check all power sockets are connected to mb

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Old 06-24-2006, 07:06 AM   #3 (permalink)
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What motherboard do you have?

Do you get any beep sounds when you power on the pc?

Are you sure you're RAM is completely compatible?

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Old 06-24-2006, 11:30 AM   #4 (permalink)
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i have the 945gtp. i forgot to plug in 2x2 processor power! but guess what? it booted and i saw bios screen then shut off like it got too hot. now when i unplug, plug back in and press power the power everything turns on for 1/2 a second and off again!!!!!!!!!

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Try reseating the heatsink and make sure you have thermal paste

And then make sure you have all the power connections into the motherboard.
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Old 06-25-2006, 02:02 AM   #6 (permalink)
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bought a new board today and it worked. guess i fried the last one
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Old 06-25-2006, 02:26 PM   #7 (permalink)
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make sure all the cords from your power supply are connected to your motherboard, i had this problem before, cause there are xtra cords your motherboard needs, my has a total of 3 connecting to the motherboard alone. if you do not do this, your computer will power up but no display.

edit : nevermind lol. never buy intel

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