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No beep, No video signal, no post, please help


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#1 Poe Zlaw

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Posted 26 May 2014 - 09:35 PM

Ive got an Asus Mobo with a Radeon 3850P Visiontek Graphics card.  The computer took a crap about 2 months ago- It stoppoed posting, beeping, etc on startup.  I shelved the computer and began using another.  Tonight, I pulled it out, unplugged everything, reseated all the Ram, video card, checked cables, power supply cords, etc, plugged it in and it posted, started up, I browsed the files-- everyting seemed to be working fine- keyboard, mouse, everything-- it was a normal computer.

 

I turned the computer off by shutting it down to move it and set it back on another desk.  I tried turning it on again 15 mintues later. and it's back to its old tricks-- Nothing at startup, no beeps, no video signal, nada- The fans turn on and run, but nothing else.  Any ideas what is going on here?



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Posted 26 May 2014 - 10:21 PM

First thing I'd check for is a weak failing power supply. What do you currently have installed?


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Posted 27 May 2014 - 12:52 PM

It could be the power supply, or a bad stick of ram. If you have more than 1 stick of ram, pull all but 1 and try it in all slots, try a different stick in all slots if the first fails to work. 1 bad stick or 1 bad slot can cause this problem.

 

Do you receive any post fault beep code with no ram installed?


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