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Old 12-20-2004, 12:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just built a new computer, asus motherboard and antec case. I just turned it on and I have power to the fans , front lcds, hard drive etc but nothing comes up on the monitor. What could be going on? This is my second one and the first one works beautiful.
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Old 12-20-2004, 12:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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did it beep?
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beeped once, won't post
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Old 12-20-2004, 01:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
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make sure everything is seated properly CPU/Memory/AGP Card all power conections are connected , CPU Fan connected in proper CPU socket.
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Try removing all hard drives/memory sticks/sound cards/etc. and then try to boot with only a graphics card and a single memory stick.

If this doesn't work, you have a hardware failure either on the memory or on the mainboard.
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Guess what it was................. I took off the pentium 4 processor and low and behold there was two pins bent on the corner.
So I whent on the newegg site where I bought it to get a rma number to return, thet said you can't return processors after 7 days ... So I thought I was out $140. I put the cpu on a matt I have got a magnifying glass and a straight edge razor and straighten them. I lined it up over the socket and it had to be forced just a bit. I thougt because of that it wasn't going to work but vola she started right up.
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