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Old 12-22-2008, 10:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I can't figure out this box i put together... it was working before i removed the harddrive but now i don't understand whats going on. The board starts up fine and the lights appear. I go to push the on button and the fans move and everything gets warm. So the board starts... but the keyboard num lock light keeps blinking and won't stop... nothing shows up on the screen... also i don't know if it matters or not but the keyboard is a ps/2 port. Any thoughts why I can't see anything and do anything?
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Old 12-22-2008, 10:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
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maybe you bumped something when you took out the hdd. you did make sure to turn on the pc first right?! (stupid question but never hurts to ask LOL)

try taking out components and reseat them. also try taking out the motherboard battery , leaving it out for a few minutes then put it back in and boot back up. (clears the cmos)
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Are you getting any post beeps?
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Test RAM, test PSU.
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Unplugging stuff and plugging back in seemed to do the trick. Thanks everyone.
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