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#1 ccox0915

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 12:15 PM

My computer froze the other day and I went to reboot it. When I did everything sounded fine but I never got a display, no error messages, no windows xp splash, nothing. I also had no indicator lights on either my keyboard or mouse. I tried using the windows xp boot disk to no avail. Surge protector installed and checked out fine. I am using the monitor now so I know that's not the problem, I am wondering if it has anything to do with the motherboard. I can't get BIOS or anything to come up, it acts like it's working, just brain dead.

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 01:50 PM

Does the power supply fan turn? Do you here a single POST beep?
Sounds like a bad power supply. I'd check that first
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