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Old 06-11-2007, 08:02 PM   #1
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Default Computer Won't Boot.. Please Help !!!!

hi guys, my freind gave me there computer to fix, there computer just died... and they took it to a computer place and they said it was the power supply... so we got a new power supply... then that didn't fix it so we got a enw motherboard..then that didn't fix it so we got a new stick of ram....

it still won't show video on the screen..... the motherboard is a mercury kvm800m and i put ddr 400 184 pin memory i believe in it (2 x 512mb).... i'm trying to use onbaord video as well.... i was told just to try the basics when hooking it up so all i got plugged in is the power sw plug and the power supply..... any help greatly appreciated, thxs alot, shawn
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what happens when you turn it on? it just doesnt turn on the screen? does the HD spin?
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try taking it apart, put the mobo, psu, cpu, and ram on a table. plug in the psu and the monitor. if nothing posts, spins or beeps, i beleive it would be a cpu problem. what is the cpu?
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also, (sorrry for so many posts) if you change the mobo, you will need to reinstall your OS as the os will not boot with a different mobo.
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I think that it is probably the CPU
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or try turning the comp on without any RAM in the slot if it beeps than the motherboard & CPU is working fine
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Take the CPU out carefully and make sure the pins underneath arent bent or broken.
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thxs for all replies.... i didn't connect the hard drvie yet.... i will try taking it out of the case later when i get home.... the cpu i believe is a amd semprom is i rmeber correctly....
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So whats happening when you power the computer on? Any beeps etc?
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So whats happening when you power the computer on? Any beeps etc?
the cpu fan goes... no beeps
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