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Old 04-12-2006, 08:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Upgraded My Pc and now it wont boot

Hello, I need some help. I recently upgraded some parts on my Desktop and now my PC wont boot. I didnt change everything But I did upgrade my motherboard to a ASUS A8N32-SLI Delux,my CPU to a AMD Athlon 64 and installed 2gb of Corsair memory , up from 1 Gb. When I hit the power button all the fans come on and everything gets power and lights ups but it will not boot and nothing comes on the monitor. I checked the monitor and it works. Now sometimes when I press the power button I get 3 beeps in a row, but not everytime so Im not sure what that means. I read in the motherboard manual that it is recommended that you use atleast a 500watt power suply and I have a 450 watt , so I upgraded to a 600watt now the problem I have with that is my DVD rom and DVD burner is not getting power for some reason. Can anyone give me any suggestions or help because Im totaly lost. Thanks

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Old 04-12-2006, 09:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hey, have you tried booting the system on a barebone. This mean boot the computer with just the CPU,RAM and VID card. If anything is buildin like sound and NIC don't worry about it. Afterward if you can get a visual you can start adding a single device at a time by starting with the HD.

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Old 04-21-2006, 02:49 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Iv tried that, thepower comes on but nothing happens. I dont even get a beep
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