Posted 06 May 2005 - 03:51 AM
If your hard drive had died you would still get error messages on the screen. Since you get no display at all it could be your monitor or graphics card. But I'm reading you don't see normal booting activity (Hard Drive LED flickering, beeps, sound of Hard Drive heads seeking) so if that assumption is correct it must be something on the motherboard. If your CDROM works OK your PSU is probably alright but it wouldn't hurt if you can put yours in another machine to test it.
Guessing now - CPU or RAM? Try unplugging your RAM and putting it back only one stick after the other. See if you can get anything up on the screen.
Let us know how you go.
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