Thought that I would share my recent experience with you.
My PC was working great this last weekend - I shut down properly etc on Sunday.
On Monday, switched on NO POST!. The HDD lamp was on, but nothing further. Opened up and fiddled with cabling and PSU, no visible problems, switched on - POST and away we went.
Tuesday A.M. switched on, again no post! Spoke to my IT pals at work, they advised me to check my HDD IDE ribbon. Did this and hallelulja, my PC is alive and well, actually running even better than before.
The ribbon was not loose or anything like that, it had actually gone faulty (evidently a data pin had gone"High" [resistance]at the MB connector)!! Wierd!
Obviously, the ribbon was replaced!!
Hope this helps someone with a similar problem!
Edited by kevlamh, 09 February 2005 - 07:08 AM.