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Old 12-04-2008, 08:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Maybe Motherboard issues

My computer froze all of a sudden the other day. I attempted to reboot it and before it made it past the loading screen the monitor would just go black before it got to the OS. I took out the video card just to make sure it was all hooked up right. I am a novice so maybe that wasn't a good idea not sure.
Now when I turn on my computer the monitor does not recognize anything it just sits there and blinks analog/digital. The power supply seem to be powering up ok. My keyboard, mouse, and mic do not light up it appears my USB ports anywhere on there have no power. I think they usually come on when I turn on the computer whether the computer boots to the OS or not.
I'm not sure what other info might be helpful but let me know. Any help is appreciated.

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I think this is all the pertinent information if anything else would be helpful let me know.

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Default Re: Maybe Motherboard issues

Power supply, RAM, and motherboard are all possibilities. Start with a different power supply or different RAM, to see if either of those are the issue.


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Ok I will see if I can find some spare parts to switch out. Thanks for the advice.
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