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Old 04-22-2006, 11:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Boot problems

I recently built a computer, but when I try to boot it up, BIOS doesn't start up and there is no signal to the monitor. I have narrowed it down to two problems. The motherboard was purchased used, so I'm not sure it there was a BIOS system in it. The other problem it could be is that my CPU isn't supported. The board is an ECS 661-FXM and supports P4 processors. The CPU I have is a Celeron. Both are socket 478. Could this be why the computer won't boot?

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Old 04-22-2006, 12:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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this may sound strange but if you could please do this it would help. remove all ram and turn the pc on, does it beep?

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Old 04-22-2006, 06:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I removed the RAM and did not hear a beep. Does this mean it is the processor?
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