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Old 03-05-2006, 08:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i turn my comp on (shuttle SN25p) and nothing happens, everything runs but no image on the display. what could problem? thanks
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Old 03-05-2006, 08:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would suggest taking out the RAM, modem, etc. See if the board produces any beep codes. If it does, then we'll start from there ... and, if it doesn't, I would vote for bad motherboard.
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well i have a cmos button in the back, i have a feeling that got pushed when it was running, what harm can this do? thanks
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On majority board that I've seen, the CMOS will just reset back to default settings. I suppose it all depends on the BIOS. I mean, the computer will boot without a CMOS battery, so I wouldn't think it could prevent it from booting.
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nothing happend when i took the memory out
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Generally speaking, if the board produced no beep codes when the memory was pulled, I would usually say it is a bad motherboard. In some scenarios, I suppose it could be the power supply ... but I couldn't say it would be very likely.
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Can you here the fan running? Open up the case too. Do you see any of the little green LED lights on?
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yes the green led is on, and JKnPA, i dont have time
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Sounds like your BIOS is scrambled. I gues you've tried this but if not then give it a go.. Take out the CMOS battery for atleast 10-15 mins then put it back and try again.
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