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Old 07-27-2008, 04:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just built a computer out of old parts that i had and i got everything together and when o start the computer the disk drives wont work or the monitor wont turn on.

does anyone know what my problem could be?
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Old 07-27-2008, 05:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: just built computer and have a couple of problems

Moved to correct section (Hardware Troubleshooting)... please post in the right section or it will be deleted without warning

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Default Re: just built computer and have a couple of problems

Could be one small thing or EVER piece of hardware you've used. Did you test the parts before putting everything together - are you sure they all worked prior? Have you reset the CMOS battery? What are you using for all your parts - MB/RAM/CPU/Video/Hard drive/Monitor?
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