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Computer Will Not Boot

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#1 enukchuk


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Posted 04 September 2008 - 10:44 PM

Hello Bleeping Users,

I have been having issues with this new system I built 2 weeks ago. After it was assembled, I proceeded to install vista. During the middle of install, the computer shut down and would not turn on at all. During this, there were only a few LEDs on inside of the unit, and when I would push the power button nothing would happen at all.

After this, I returned the power supply, still didn't work. I even returned the motherboard, got a new one and put it together today, and finally got somewhat of a result out of it. The fans inside now work and the CPU LEDs on the motherboard now light up. The computer has been running for about an hour now with no activity on the monitor. I would also like to mention that it seems that my disk drive is not working either, same with my HDD. I pushed the reset button on the disk drive, and it will activate for about 5 seconds, but the light on the front will turn back off. Thanks in advance for the help.


Specs: ASUS Crosshair II Formula, AMD Phenom 9950, Antec Neopower 650w PSU, Nvidea GEforce 260 gtx, 4GB OCZ Platinum RAM, Coolermaster 120mm CPU fan, Samsung 750 GB HDD

Edited by enukchuk, 04 September 2008 - 10:53 PM.

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 05 September 2008 - 10:13 AM

You described what I just did to a "T"
Take out the CPU and put everything back together. If it turns on and stays running, it's the CPU
If you have the retail PIB processor, RMA it, with the fan/heatsink if it came with it.
It's a painless process, they even pay shipping both ways. You're better off to call instead of doing the RMA online
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