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Old 04-03-2008, 12:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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One of my older computers I have I'm giving to a friend. All I did since it didn't have a CD drive or CPU fan, I replaced them. Now, every time I try and boot the computer, it boots and turns on, but the screen itself just flickers red and blue.

Anyone know what this is?
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Old 04-03-2008, 12:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hello,

Check to make sure that all cables and components, inside and out, are properly connected. Also, try resetting the BIOS, and try again.
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Is your power supply big enough to handle the added component? disconnect
cd drive and see if it boots.
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Also if you took off the heatsink to add fan make sure cpu is all the way in. Did you replace thermal paste?
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