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New CPU/Motherboard, PC Does not boot

by splaceca / October 25, 2004 12:31 AM PDT

I installed a new motherboard and CPU. When I try to power the PC up ligts appear on the CD and disk drives but the monitor never turns on. No Bios display nothing. I have tested the CPU in another machine and it works.

Short of taking the notherboard back any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Re: New CPU/Motherboard, PC Does not boot
by Wellander / October 25, 2004 6:43 AM PDT

Hi,
Do you hear a post test>
It will be a beep form the motherboard.
What type of video card do you have?
It could be a video card issue.

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Re: New CPU/Motherboard, PC Does not boot
by HerbChong / November 14, 2004 10:43 AM PST

lots of possible causes including reversed cables on some of your devices. start with RAM, video card, and keyboard only and nothing else connected and see what comes up. assuming that it works, then start connecting other parts one by one.

Herb...

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