actually this is a diff PC, same board.
Not actually mine, but I was oh so lucky to get the problem call.
Will check the green light thing this evening, when I go back over there.
List your full system specs again including Bios version being used, OS, PSU size..ect.
all in the first post, save for HDD which is IBM 80gb and RAM maker, corsair VR 512 333. Has cdrw and dvd drive too. Can get specifics on the cd drives when I go back there this evening.