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Old 12-29-2006, 11:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Help with motherboard question(wont power up)

Hello there, i have an asus P4C800 E deluxe motherboard.
with a p4 2.6ghz chip. For some reason i cant get it to turn on anymore, it worked fine yesterday.

Ok, so this is where im up to:

I plugged in my headphones so i can hear the diagnostic voice.

I plug in the computer as normal, the green light on the motherboard lights up, but when i power it up i get nothing, no post, the power supply doesnt start, no fans spinning, not even a voice telling me anything.

But when i remove the cpu, the power supply works and so do the fans, and i get a voice saying, that the cpu is missing.

So when i put the cpu back in place it goes to doing nothing again,
is this normal behavior for a burned out cpu?

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Old 12-30-2006, 12:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Unfortunately for you, it is, Though other things Can cause it, so get another cpu, that fits your motherboard, and try it

Intel Pentium 4 2.00Ghz FSB 400Mhz
MSI MS-6533 Motherboard
1 - Seagate 20Gb 1 - 40 gig Maxtor AND 1 Western Digital - 80 gig (Variety there eh)
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Old 12-30-2006, 12:23 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Seems logical to me to assume something has gone wrong with the CPU. I recommend that you replace it
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Old 12-30-2006, 01:08 AM   #4 (permalink)
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ah thanks guys, i was dreading that but oh well, i'll check it out.
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