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New Mobo LED green, PSU/Mobo fans won't spin

Q: New Mobo LED green, PSU/Mobo fans won't spin

Howdy, I'm at my wits end here, and I was hoping one of you could point me in the direction of something else to try.

Working on friend's 2003ish eMachine (ick), because his motherboard chipset heatsink fell off. Used some thermal adhesive to stick the sucker back on, but when i hit the power button, nothing happens. However the motherboard led is on. So I pop in another working PSU that I had laying around, with the same thing happening.

At this point I figure the motherboard got fried, and ordered a no name gateway oem motherboard. I throw it in, and have the exact same issue. I try shorting the power pins to see if it was my power switch, and nada.

It might be that the processor was killed, but wouldn't the psu fan start up in that case? Or I ordered a dud motherboard with the same symptoms?

At this point I'm just not sure what step to take to resolve the problem. Any advice?

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A: New Mobo LED green, PSU/Mobo fans won't spin

Run the motherboard outside the case with just CPU and memory installed. See if it starts. If not, the CPU could be fried or you have a defective motherboard. I hope you didn't use the old power supply with the replacement motherboard, if you did, you probably fried the 2nd motherboard

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Putting together a build for a friend, however, I believe the motherboard may have been damaged or was damaged upon my taking part in the build. I assembled the parts, a 430w thermaltake psu, an asus mobo, e5200 intel processor, western digital hard drive, 2 gigs of GSkill, ati hd 4850 gpu and an LG dvd drive.

Posted, gave an error message about cpu fan error, I google it, it seemed to be relatively harmless. While in the bios the computer's signal disappeared, I attempted a reboot to no avail. No error codes, cpu fan stopped spinning. Removed memory, no error code, removed 4850, no error code, case fan connected to the motherboard spins when powered on, motherboard shows green light, no signal detected,

I tested the processor in another rig, and it worked fine, and the cpu fan spun fine. Tested another power supply with said motherboard and the motherboard fan would not spin and it would not post, and no error codes. Is my motherboard dead? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:New Build, Mobo green light, psu powers case fans off mobo, not cpu fan no beeps

check and recheck the connections on the board, if unsuccessful, make sure you haven t short-circuited the mobo, ...
 

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So I was watching a video from my 'Nix box last week while running some pretty heavy CPU intensive apps and the computer froze on me twice, My CPU never freezes so I thought that it was odd but the PSU and GPU were running a little hot so I thought I would tone down the usage as I had just installed some new cooling fans a day before and a new CPU about a month earlier. Then the computer shut down and wouldn't start back up. I replaced the PSU originally thinking that since it had been running hot maybe it just died. Installed and no power no fans nothing. Replaced the mobo with the same results, I'm at a loss right now as to what the problem could be. I even switched out the push button in case that burned out somehow and nothing. Any ideas where to go from here?

Update: just an update after posting I found the POST walkthrough and followed it step by step and still nothing. Would a bad CPU cause there to be no power through the whole board? I replaced the CPU fan as well to be sure and I can't seem to find any other possibility.
 

A:Computer shut down, no reason, no fans spin, new PSU and mobo

Yes a bad CPU would cause the board not to function, but bad CPU's are very rare unless they are damaged by handling or installing. What type of CPU is it? The socket type can matter for damage
 

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Hoping to get some sympathy there....seems like there are lots folks who know what they are talkin about so any help is well appreciated.

Story is:
Dell dimension 440 from 2001....was ran off a generator which would abruptly kill power to the computer a lot. Think this needs to be mentioned. Started having problems gettting the computer to turn on...resolved it by shaking and beating the hell out of it(Actually it was more of an opening and closing of the housing, ). It actually worked.... about fifty times. Finally it is no more...there it sits...I opened it up, cleaned with compressed air, checked all connections multuple times, took out all PC cards, disconnected all drives, keyboard, mouse, moniter, and nothing but a green light on my mobo, no fans, no beeps...SHOW ME THE WAY!!!! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE....

- could it be that stupid little watchlike battery that has been in there for six years now...)

- a bad switch that turns on the computer (not the one on the back of the PSU)....is there a way to override this switch? loop the right wires together?

- what else?????
 

A:nothing but a green light on my mobo, no fans, no beeps...SHOW ME THE WAY!!!!

An Honorable death, Then Computer Heaven

If the fans don't start the 12 volt rail of the power supply could be bad.
And I suppose it could be that stupid little battery which, incidentally, HOLDS ALL THE INFORMATION in the BIOS. This is all I know. Sorry about the Caps.
Sure, just take the 2 wires off the on/off switch and splice them together, like stealing a car.
 

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Title says it all pretty much, I'm getting my computer in about 30 or so days and my case has 3 fans on it and my motherboard only has one case fan connector, what can I do besides buying a more expensive motherboard?

Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119197

Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131647

Any help or advice is appreciated, this is my first build so I'm just trying to figure these things out lol.
 

A:3 fans 1 connector on mobo, what do i do?

The fans on that case look to have the 5 pin molex connectors . . you can use them instaead of the 3 pin motherboard connector
 

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i recently purchest a New fsp silent solution kit, it comes with a 350w psu
cpu heatsink and cpu fan and a system fan, both the system fan and cpu fans work beutifully,but, the problem is my mobo dosent seem to see or recognize both the cpu fan and system fan,in my BIOS in the fan speed section, cpu fan is at zero altho it is whiring round at well over2500rpm
im not to sure what my mobo is i think its a "tiasol", i had to put my old cpu fan back to stop my machine shutting down after 5 secs, because of cpu fan failure. if anyone can help with this problem it would be very much appresiated :grinthumb
 

A:New fans and mobo compatabilaty??

you may need software to make the PSU compatable with the rest of your system or there may be Advanced Power Settings.
 

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Ok, so I'm building my first rig, I have a Corsair 500r case and ASUS P8z77-v LK motherboard and the fan connectors from the case are 3-pin and the motherboard has 4-pin connectors. So are there adapters that I can get to plug the mobo into and the fans into?(like both sides(mobo & fans) need their pins to plug into an adapter is what I'm getting at) Is it that easy? I went to a local parts store and the guy there told me he doesn't have anything like that and I should probably buy new fans and I really don't feel like that is the only option. Everything else I looked up regarding this cases fans and this specific mobo has nothing to do with the connectors so its leaving me to believe there is a simple solution that I am just missing here. Thanks for any input.
 

A:Solved: Fans to mobo question

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Hello,
I read that case fans can be installed on the motherboard or PSU. When installed on the motherboard then you can adjust the speed, however the motherboard would need to have enough power to keep the fans running or else some might stop spinning.

I will be getting the GA-990FXA-UD5 and either the Corsair HX750 or HX850. I will be using 5 case fans.

Does the motherboard have enough ports or channels for 5 fans? I heard that there are some converters for more fans or something like that. Heard a guy say it on YouTube, but he didn't say what type converter.

Thanks
 

A:Which is better: Installing case fans to mobo or to PSU?

Generally a motherboard will provide 4 fan headers for connecting fans. CPU. POWER and 2 x CASE/CHASSIS. If you are running more fans and are not concerned about having them speed controlled by the motherboard you can connect them directly to the PSU. Several splitters are available for connecting more fans to the motherboard. I used a splitter that allows 3 fans to be connected one header on the motherboard and a connection from PSU for extra power ( http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CB-031-AK )


This was for the use of the H50 Corsair water cooling unit when I had 2 fans running in push/pull configuration on the radiator connected to the CPU fan header on the motherboard and the pump housed in the casing above the heatsink part connected to chassis fan header with no speed control enabled as it is required to run at full speed all the time. This cable allows the motherboard to control fan speeds.

Although a more basic splitter without external power connection or speed control will most likely do the job ( http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CB-013-AK&tool=3 )

 

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pc wont boot no fans no power but led on mobo comes on..

same old story eh...
a few days ago my pc packed up no power to the fans wont boot etc.. except the led on the motherboard comes on and stays on..
i have tried resseting cmos and shorting the power pin thingys.. still nothing

my rig: (not an oem)
window xp sp2
ASUS M2A-VM mobo
AMD athlon 64x2 6000+
1 gb kingston ddr2
maxtor 250gb sata hd
20x dvd
no video card or soundcard
x blade case with 450w psu

ye im a bit stuffed really as dont know a lot about pc's and stuff.
suspect its the power supply as the case psu is bound to be poor quality.
so think am gonna get a new psu.. if any1 knows any different or could advise me as to what the problem/solution could be i'd sure apreciate it.

nice1
 

A:PC won't boot: no fans no power but led on mobo comes on

The psu is the main suspect i recon. When you say you tried shorting it, what exactly did you do and what exactly happened?
 

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Hello, first time post for me, I would say I have entry level tech skills when it comes to PC's. My dilemma is that my computer wont turn on. No fans, N motherboard green led, nothing. I took apart my pc to clean it as I always do every month ( I'm a tool lol )
when I put it back together and switches on the PSU, my green mobo led light didnt turn on which we all know, no power is going to it. I'm going to go and buy a new psu but I want to make sure that the pros agree with me that its the PSU. any info will be helpful.

My low budget build

AMD Dual Core 4800 2.5ghz
Asus M2A-VM Mobo
2x1 GB Patriot DDR2 800
WD 80gb HD
XFX 8600 GT XXX OC to 670
El Cheapo ICan case
Super El Cheapo ICAN psw 500w
 

A:Computer wont start, No fans No mobo LED nothing

Have a look here: Tutorial: No POST (Power On System Test)
 

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so I've assembled my gaming pc, but I'm worried I damaged my mobo with static shock. I felt a shock yesterday while building the pc when I touched the mobo, and now this is hapenning. I plug it in, try to start it, and the motherboard light flashes once, the fans twitch, and then stop. The case light is on but no fans are spinning and the motherboard light is off. Any suggestions on the problem or in general would be greatly appreciated.
CPU - intel i5 6600
GPU - Gtx 645 (still haven't bought a new gpu lol)
MOBO- Gigabyte Z170 HD3
RAM- 16 Gb DDR4 G Skill Ripjaws
CASE - NZXT S340
 

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My old cpu melted off the mobo due to heat and continuous usage
where I live.

I purchased a new case with a PSU, new FIC KT-748 mobo,
and want to use a used Athlon 1.2 cpu.

FIC will not respond to support email and their support # is always busy.

I think I connected the front panel switches properly because
the system does respond when I press the Power switch.
So I have a new mobo, PSU, and case; used RAM and cpu.
The cpu came off a HP that had a damaged mobo, so I thought
the cpu may still be good. The RAM came out of my old melted
system (I also have another stick in case).

When I press the power switch, the case fans, psu fan, and the
cpu fan are working. I just get nothing on the screen, not even BIOS.
I reset the CMOS. I get no beeps after letting this run a few minutes.

I'm starting to think the cpu has gone bad, but I 'm not sure.
If I need to, I can buy another cpu easily.

Thanks in advance for your response......
 

A:New mobo, used CPU - Fans work, but no Video or BIOS

Have you tried the memory in a different slot? Swapped the memory with the other stick? There are many variables that can come into play. And you are correct it still may be a bad CPU. But take all added parts out and see if you get any beeps with just the CPU in place.
 

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my case, antec 300, came with 2 installed fans... the fans came with a H M L switch which i just set to L and hung in the case... is there a way to plug these fans into my mobo? it came with 3 plugs for controlling fans, but these fans cant plug into it, just the CPU fan (obviously)

the mobo manual just says make sure you connect the fans...

A:case fans dont plug into mobo

Antec 300 HELP - where do I plug the case fans?? - New-System-Build - Homebuilt-Systems

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Hi guys,this is 2nd or 3rd post on this forum so if here its the wrong place please notice me.So here is my story 2 months ago i built desktop system(not the greatest but...) which is:
Mobo:Foxconn A6vmx
CPU:AMD Phenom x3 8600
GPU:ATI Radeon R7 240 1GB GDDR5
2x2GB Ram 800 MHz
A friend gave me this motherboard and i decided to make something with it.The problem with it was that the pc wasnt shutting down.Everytime i wanted to turn off the pc i had to unplug the power cord or to switch off from the psu's button.I did this untill my hard broke,about one week ago.Now the problem is that when i try to start my pc The cpu fan and one 12 cm fan are spinning but i get black screen.Also the gpu fan is spinning for 1-2 seconds then stops.I borrowed a GT440 (2GB GDDR3) from a friend to see if the gpu is faulty but same black screen,but that gpu's fan is totally spinning.I took an older cpu and tried it same problem,also tried with one stick of ram same problem.Also when i start the pc without ram i dont get that beep noise from the speaker so i think the Mobo might be the problem here.Tried my psu on another pc to see if its working properly and it is,I took another psu to try it on my pc but same black screen.
Tried also clear the cmos same problem.
Now im asking you guys if the mobo is the real problem or could be something else.And if you could tell me what else i could try,im all ears. Sorry for bad english tho.

A:Fans are spinning but no display.Mobo faulty?

Hello Poli I know you have checked out the PSU but please do this in my little ditty and post back a pic of the PSU voltage rails
Using HW Info
PART A:
You can test the volts on the PSU with HW Info HWiNFO, HWiNFO32/64 - Download < download the right bit version and close the right hand window select Sensors and scroll down to the power section where you will see what the volts are doing see my pic. In my pic the section (Nuvoton) with VBATT is a dead give away you are in the section for the rail voltages. There are other section titles and one that pops up often is ITE
Now the voltage on the different rails have to be within 5% =+/- of what is required or the machine will not work properly if at all.
See this for the rail voltage info
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/power-supply-specifications-atx-reference,3061.html (Section 2.)
The original right hand window shows the machine running and is handy for that but for looking at the components in some detail close it and use the main left hand side panel
FOR OTHER COMPONENTS
PART B:
Open each small square with + in it on the section the components are in and then click on the individual component/s (it will highlight in blue) - in the right hand side will appear all sorts of details including brands speeds and other essential info that particular device. See pic for example.

Use PART A: and as an option you can use a digital multimeter and test the volts on the 24 pin board plug see this for the colour codes http... Read more

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Earlier today I get back to my computer and it looked like it was frozen, because the mouse and keyboard didn't work. So I rebooted and it got into Windows normally, but the kb/m became unresponsive again. And I new it wasn't the system that was frozen because the connectivity indicator was animating. And each time I booted the kb/m became unresponsive at a predetermined time, whether I was in the Windows sign in screen, the BIOS setup, or running on the windows installation CD.

And in between these times it seemed like it had trouble starting up. Sometimes when I pressed the power button the fan would just give a little wheeze and nothing would happen. Later, pressing the power button did nothing at all.

Then one time I tried unplugging and replugging in the PSU it started acting goofy. Now whenever it's plugged in to the outlet, it emits this high pitched sound. And if it's plugged in to the mother board, its own fan and the CPU fan automatically start going, even though the computer isn't on.
What do you suppose might be wrong with them?

Motherboard: Chaintech VNF3-250
PSU: Thermaltake Purepower HPC-420-302 DF

A:Did my mobo or PSU bite the dust? kb/m lock, no boot, fans run when of

Hi,

Your in a chicken & egg place here, but I would suggest the power supply first place to start as that is the cheepest to investigate.

A power supply of only 420W does seem a little low though?

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Story time: a few years ago I started upgrading my pc an hp a6244n I bought a cpu and a gpu GTX 550 ti And an Intel e7500 the gpu worked but the cpu did not because the mobo could not support it so I bought a mobo that could i.e. (P5b-vm do) but the chord for the power button did not match so I recently bought a case to get it all working a rosewill fmb-01 and got it together only to find there's a green light blinking on the mobo when I went to plug it in I also bought a PSu Rosewill 450W 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Power Supply CAPSTONE-450 Black

A:New pc case and mobo p5b-vm do green light on board

The manual that came with your new motherboard should tell you what the blinking green light means.

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Just moved to a new apartment and now my custom rig won't power on.

The mobo light is green.

When I try to power it on via the button, every powers on (fans spin etc) for a second then shuts down again. It won't power on again until I flip the switch.

I checked the voltage setting and it's at 115 which is right since I'm in the US. I had tried 230 once when I found it wasn't turning on and it stayed on, but I powered it off since that shouldn't be the setting to use.

Any idea what this would indicate? What causes the power to instantly shut off?

Specs:

Vid card: XFX HD-585X-ZNFC Radeon HD 5850 1GB 256-bit DDR5
Mobo: SERVER_MB ASUS|P6T WS PRO X58 R
Case: CASE ANTEC|NINE HUNDRED BK RT
CPU: Intel Core i7 Processor i7-920 2.66GHz 8MB LGA1366 CPU
CPU fan: ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 92mm
PSU: PSU RAIDMAX | HYBRID2 RX-730SS 730W
RAM: MEM 2Gx3|CORSAIR TR3X6G1600C8 G
 

A:Green mobo light, briefly powers on but then off

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So I have just had to swap my motherboard after a power surge got hold of my last one.

Now my graphics cards are randomly putting green dots all over some web pages & programs.

I've seen blue and red ones too on the odd occasion. I do remember having a similar issue with just one monitor a while back, and as far as I can remember I just kept fiddling with the cables. That isn't working this time though.. is it just a case of upgrading drivers, because of the new mobo?

Also I've chosen not to put my crossfire cables on, simply because I was not using crossfire any more.. a little silly but would that contribute?

Thanks.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2700K CPU @ 3.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 16325 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 122001 MB, Free - 13674 MB; F: Total - 343296 MB, Free - 121358 MB; H: Total - 953866 MB, Free - 199121 MB; I: Total - 943556 MB, Free - 338105 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., P8Z77-V
Antivirus: ESET Smart Security 5.2, Not Updated
Click to expand...
 

A:Screens got green dots after mobo upgrade

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i have a home built computer that is about 5 yrs old now but never given me any problems. i just recently bought a gig of ram, and after i installed it i tried to turn on the pc and nothing happened. i took out the new gig to see if that was it but it wasnt, still nothing. the mobo light is on, and ive checked all cables and tried swapping out the power supply and still nothing. i have no idea what to do and complettely stumped. i did smell smoke but i thott it might have just been dust. lol. its been a few weeks since it happened but i work a lot, and havent had the time.

im running a socket 478 soyo MoBo,
an OC'd intel p4 processor,
a 650 watt PS,
2 gigs of ddr ram
(1 stick pc3200, and the other pc2700)
a geforce 7800 gt, or gs, forgot.
and windows3 HDD's, a normal and a slave.
and another external.
 

A:PC wont power up, mobo light on, but no fans, beeps, or any other activity

what brand of psu? on a 5 year old computer that is always a question, and because the mobo light is on does not mean the power is good.
 

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Hi

I have tried everything several thing to get my MOBO powered up ..Right now there is only a green light ..i have tried to switching the PSU .I have tried crossing the pinns with a screw driver and nothing
what else ?

the MOBO is a P4P800 se

please help

thank you
 

A:No power to the psu fan..no bios...nothing but a green standby light on the mobo

Try assembling the motherboard outside the case to see if it will boot then
 

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Hello everyone

This is my first post, as well as my first build attempt, so please be gentle.

P4 3.0 ghz
ASUS P4P800-VM
480w psu
1 stick MD4412UOE 512MB DDR-400 PC3200 Power Memory
Integrated Intel Extreme Graphics

I purchased all of my parts from newegg, and i finally found the proper time to put everything together. After getting a cpu fan that was too big, i purchased a AeroCool cpu fan. I had to remove the P4 retention module, and I now have the fan installed. I installed everything else (cd-rom, hdd, disk drive), and I turn the power on, to find that nothing is happening. I have taken the mobo out of the case to make sure it isnt grounded, and none of the fans power up. The only indication of power I get is the green stand-by light located between the second and third pci slots, and the keyboard lights flash on, then off. Whenever I turn the power switch on, the same thing happens with the keyboard and the rest of the mobo.
I have a buddy who is also putting together his own build, and he said that it was strange to hear that not even the psu fan is starting up. The psu has two power receptables, that I can best describe as female and male. Dont know if this makes any difference. I dont know what to do, and I was wondering if this sounds even remotely familiar to anyone. Am I missing something with some of the jumper settings, or does it sound like a huge problem?

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A:No power to the psu fan..no bios...nothing but a green standby light on the mobo.

Have you plugged in the seperate 12V lead (4-pin) to the motherboard? It's used to supply the processor power.
 

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My machine runs as normal, all the fans are working. My PSU and Video Card is quite new, I upgraded them over a year ago. No problems since today my computer wont boot up.

My moniter is blank, there is no light on the keyboard, so Im assuming it has something to do with the MOBO. But the there is a GREEN LIGHT on in the MOBO

Already tried unplugging the Jumpers, the CMOS battery, RAM, the 4pin and 24pin connectors. Holding the Power button for 30-60 secs(with Power cord off)

I tried everything I could think of.

Any help Folks?


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Specs:
MoBo: AsusTEK P5QL/EPU
CPU: Intel? Core?2 Quad Processor Q9400 at 2.66 GHz
GPU: GTX 760 4GB DirectCU II
Memory RAM: 6GB
OS: Windows 7 64-bit
PSU: Corsair CX750M

A:No LED lights on Power button, PC wont boot.Fans working and MOBO

Have you tried having different Ram setups like only having 4GB?

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a7v333
256 DDR
Gf4 4200
tbird 1400
CoolerMaster hhc001
antec 480 psupply
maxtor 40 Gig
All i did was take out my tbird 1.4. I went to 7-11 to get a drink, came back. put in an xp1800+ and now it wont power up.
Ive reseated the mobo,took uot all periphrials,cleared cmos,I think it might be grounded but i checked This has plagued me for almost 6 hours please help!
 

A:comp wont power up when i hit pswitch. The green light on the mobo is on

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This problem has the configuration listed in my system specs below, which have just changed recently. My OCZ Vertex 2 died, RMA'ed but sold, and replaced with the Transcend SSD720, 2.5" SATAIII 64GB. Also sold my GPU...

Now, trying to get everything back on track. I reinstalled my OS on the SSD, but I can't for the life of me get the HDMI working. When reinstalling, I knew it was normal for only my Dell CRT to show up via its VGA connection, but then the main ViewSonic HD monitor never came on. I finally realized it wasn't responding to anything. The ViewSonic HD monitor is the only thing plugged in right now, on both VGA & HDMI, but will only work on the VGA. It had been working fine before the OCZ SSD died. No VGA problems. The onboard ATI Radeon HD 4250 is fully updated and all the drivers are installed and updated to the best of my knowledge. There is an update for the BIOS on the ASUS website that I had never installed, ever, but the only change from before was the SSD so that should not matter. I've even made sure I installed the specific driver for the monitor from the disc it came with. I tried playing around in BIOS, and (for once) no matter what graphics device order I set, (i.e., IGPX-PCI-GPX-etc) it always reverted to the mobo's VGA. And obviously, Device Manager is showing no yellow question marks and is generally no help right now...

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A:Mobo not detecting HDMI? - ATI Radeon HD 4250 onboard ASUS mobo

It's plausible that your HDMI port on your MOBO is dead. Is it possible to obtain a GPU and try it's HDMI port?
It could be your monitor as well, do you have access to anything else supporting HDMI and see if your monitor connects?

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Hi all,

I have a MSI k7 pro via kt 266a mobo with an athlon xp1600, served me well, however time has moved on.
1/ MSIs website states the max cpu my mobo can take is xp2100 (upgradeing cpu would be cheapest option). Does anyone know any different?

2/ There are some good "bargains" in mobos, as low as 80 bucks Australian, able to take an AMD 64 3200 , based on SIs chipsets. Of the chipsets available, eg, Sis , Via , nforce, are folk noticing any "real world" difference between them.

I occasionally edit and render video-rendering times not a key consideration and occasionally play Lomac and Il2 flight sims. Thats it. Apart from surf the net.

Your input appreciated. Thanks
 

A:Advice required for mobo update or mobo replacement

i just bought an ecs N2U400-A MB, i already had a couple xtra processors so i didnt need to get the combo, but if I had got the combo, i beleive it came with an athlon xp 2400+ for around $100 american. so far i am very happy with the quality and performance of this new board. BTW, it is an nFORCE2 board
 

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Does ATI cards conflict with this mobo?
ASUS A8V DELUXE Socket 939 VIA K8T800 Pro ATX AMD Motherboard
I heard there would be 'cause the mobo is a VIA. Is that true?
Should the mobo conflict with any of these below and forgive me for the video in a CPUs, Chipsets and Mobos board,
SAPPHIRE Radeon 9550 256MB 128-bit DDR AGP 4X/8X Video Card and or
ATI All-In-Wonder Radeon X800XT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 VIVO AGP 4X/8X
 

A:ASUS mobo in conflict with ATI cards? (reaschering the mobo)

Have you asked ati yet? Read what the mobo manufacturer has to say about it?
 

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http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&docname=c00753788&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN

The above link is to the HP specs for the machine. The mobo is overheating and yes, i've done all the reg maint stuff. Let's call it dead, bury it and buy a new bride. I did upgrade the video and sound last year but those devices should be good for a few more yrs. This pc is strictly for gaming, music and my embroidery machine software.

I have never replaced a motherboard (nor cpu) before though I've done all else. My concern is that in my eagerness to get this girl back up an running, I overshoot and choose a board that won't support the current devices. I'd love to replace the cpu right now too, but w/ 2 bdays and christmas coming, I can't afford it.

So help me, geniuses. What motherboards would support the pos Pentium D 820 (S) DC 2.8 GHz socket 775, but still allow me to celebrate my 42nd birthday with a new cpu (a quad? ohh ahhh) next april? I have searched and searched, and it's probably staring me in the face, but I can't figure out the mobos.

I'm guessing some of these would work, but again, brain doesn't work as well as it should and I just cant figure it out. http://techreport.com/articles.x/8666/1

Thanks for your help.

Peace,
ohbrandi
 

A:Solved: Replacing ECS RC410-M mobo w/ Intel mobo - help pls.

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I am trying to put together a Server running for my home.

I have a two computers running socket 939 MOBOS and CPUs. I have enough pieces to put together another computer

CPU
RAM
Mobo
Graphic card

Besides this old gear I have a special server case and RAID card. I tried to get the computer set up a while back and got errors from the MOBO. I made a half attempt to work it out but do not have the time or patience. I figured I would just buy another inexpensive 939 mobo and get it going. Based on the prices I am seeing for this mobo it has turned into a collectors item and worth more now than when they were cutting edge.

Should I just suck it up and pay $150 for a old MOBO or should I upgrade my home theater PC to a newer MOBO, with new Ram and CPU then take that mobo for the Server? That computer runs fine now with a 3800+ CPU, but a newer socket would allow me options for the future without paying a premium for old school technology. If you suggest a newer MOBO, I would appreciate suggestions on which MOBO and CPU for a Micro ATX case good for a HTPC.

BTW I am on the road more than at home so most of my work is done on a newer laptop.
 

A:Socket 939 Mobo or purchase a newer Mobo

You can do mobo/ 2GB RAM and a X2 AM2 for around $150, I would go that route.
 

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I'm upgrading a computer and I'm having difficulties with loading. I am replacing just the mother board, processor chip, and the ram chip. I am re-using the hard drives, cd/dvd drives, and everything else.

I've upgraded from:
an AMD chip to a P4 3.0e w/ HT
an unknown AMD mobo to a DFI PS85-BL ver B1 mobo

I will be using 512 mb ddr 400 pc3200 kingston ram

I already called DFI and they said that I need to unistall the system drivers. Of course, I tried uninstalling all device drivers and then shut down and rebuilt computer. When I booted, the computer asked for safe mode or boot normally. No matter what I select, it automatically reboots.

Any ideas, instructions, or definite fixes?
 

A:Upgrade Issues. Upgrading from AMD mobo to P4 mobo.

Watching over Gotham City...hey it's dark out here

Why Do u Wanna Upgrade to Pentuim 4
Just Asking
 

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Here is my mobo, will be here Thursday.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157139

I want a Phenom II soon. I then started (after I purchased the motherboard first) got interested in getting an X3 and trying to see about unlocking the 4th core.

I have searched around and can find little information about anything other than Biostar and 790 chipsets unlocking the core.

If anyone has information that could help, it would be greatly appreciated.

Oh and if anyone here has this motherboard, how do you like it?
 

A:New Mobo, quick question (CPU/Mobo Related)

The motherboard looks pretty good... I am an Intel man though
 

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I have read several posts about issues with this already.

I had an ECS P4M800 Pro-M V 2.0 with a Pentium 4 2.88. I had a primary and secondary hard drive as well as a DVD RW on it. My brother-in-law originally build the computer some years ago. I got the dreaded call the other day, "Honey, the computer won't turn on."

DOA, fried MOBO. I ordered a Biostar A880 G + MOBO with integrated graphics, audio and LAN cards. Popped in an AMD Athlon 2 X 3 3.3G and two DDR 3 2G Ram sticks.

Fired that puppy up on my old hard drive. It ran through some system checks, and nada. I keep getting back to nothing.

I had a system backup set up to run, but the destination drive ended up being full, (without my realizing it) and now I'm up shit creek becuase the drive won't boot. I've got some important business stuff on that drive, which I know I can recover, but I would just like it to get up and run.

I have the install CD and it is a direct from Microsoft CD. Nothing specific to the old MOBO. What to do???? This was supposed to be my swan song. New computer and I was going to be rocking it out! zilcho.... Please help me out.

A:MOBO baked. Need to maintain 7 OS and files from HD on new MOBO

Describe "I keep getting back to nothing" in more detail.

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I have a custom pc wich has developed a fault. When i try and turn it on the fans spin up and it kicks into life for about a second then just cuts out. After about 3 seconds it then tries again. At first i thorough it would be the power supply but I tried replacing that and nothing. When you start it with no ram the computer starts up successfully and beeps implying the memory error. Also, when you boot without the 4 pin connecter going to the CPU plugged in it also starts up ok ( but without cpu ). For this reason i would think its the CPU that has gone. I have tried re beding it and the heat sink. Any ideas??

Spec:
Intel i7 820 cpu
8 gb DDR3 ram (PNY in 2gb sticks)
Nvidia GT120 graphics card
Pegatron mother board
Coolmasters HAF 932 case
 

A:Fans spin up for 1 second then cut out

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Hiya,
Here's what has been happening:
PC won't POST. I can't get to Windows or even the BIOS.
This has been an ongoing, intermittent (on/off) problem which seems to have now become permanent.
There are no beeps when powering on.
I replaced the PSU with a new CoolerMaster one in an effort to resolve the issue. No luck.
I've unplugged almost everything from the motherboard and tried powering on, which includes:
HDD
RAM (2 sticks: 4GB, 2GB)
CD/DVD ROM
Peripherals (including, embarrassingly, the Power button...)
Mobo fan (which is the one that wavers every few minutes)
The only items I did not unplug/disable are the CPU fan and any onboard ones, e.g. integrated graphics.

Some history now:
The PC has been having this problem for some time now, i.e. months. Eventually, it would POST and then go to Windows until Friday. Now, it just sits trying to POST. The motherboard fan will waver from slow to fast every few minutes. (I timed it and the wavering has no exact pattern.)

Side observation:
When removing the 4 gigs of RAM, leaving only the 2 gigs, PC freaked out and turned on and off several times before finally POSTing and going to Windows normally.

Today, I removed the CMOS battery for quite some time, maybe an hour or more. The PC was unplugged when removing it and after so I hit the power button. After popping the battery back in and turning back on, I still get nothing.

Can I turn the PC on with the CMOS battery removed? Do you think it would help ... Read more

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ok...my pc will not boot at all.when i turn it on i hear nothing except for fans...no beeps...the only way i hear the harddrive is to unplug it from the motherboard. anyway theres no bios or nothing...this all happeneed when i removed the heat sink to see what procsesser i have(big mistake) but at least i no know.... i put the processer and heatsink back on properly at least to my knowledge,,,

specs

western digital harddrive 80gb
768mb of ram pc2700
dell 2400 motherboard
intel celeron 2.4ghz
geforce 128mb videocard pci
 

A:my pc will not boot...fans just spin.....

Hi there, and welcome to Techspot.

When you placed the CPU back in the motherboard, did it just slide in softly, or ..... did some pins bend?

I'd take the CPU out again and have a look at the CPU pins to see if any are bent.

When you put the heatsink back on the CPU, did you clean off the old thermal paste and apply some new goo? You need to. Thermal pads/paste are usually no good once you break that seal. You need to buy some thermal paste and after cleaning the old stuff off, apply the new.

Also, what do you mean when you say:




the only way i hear the harddrive is to unplug it from the motherboardClick to expand...


 

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Hiya,
Here's what has been happening:
PC won't POST. I can't get to Windows or even the BIOS.
This has been an ongoing, intermittent (on/off) problem which seems to have now become permanent.
There are no beeps when powering on.
I replaced the PSU with a new CoolerMaster one in an effort to resolve the issue. No luck.
I've unplugged almost everything from the motherboard and tried powering on, which includes:
HDD
RAM (2 sticks: 4GB, 2GB)
CD/DVD ROM
Peripherals (including, embarrassingly, the Power button...)
Mobo fan (which is the one that wavers every few minutes)
The only items I did not unplug/disable are the CPU fan and any onboard ones, e.g. integrated graphics.

Some history now:
The PC has been having this problem for some time now, i.e. months. Eventually, it would POST and then go to Windows until Friday. Now, it just sits trying to POST. The motherboard fan will waver from slow to fast every few minutes. (I timed it and the wavering has no exact pattern.)

Side observation:
When removing the 4 gigs of RAM, leaving only the 2 gigs, PC freaked out and turned on and off several times before finally POSTing and going to Windows normally.

Today, I removed the CMOS battery for quite some time, maybe an hour or more. The PC was unplugged when removing it and after so I hit the power button. After popping the battery back in and turning back on, I still get nothing.

Can I turn the PC on with the CMOS battery removed? Do you think it would help ... Read more

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Okay so I have a Gigabyte S-series mobo w/ a dual core intel processor, BFG 650 watt power supply, Nvida 256 mb Gforce fx 5500 graphics card.

(This may go in hardware forum actually, but it confused me. Mods are free to move it there if they wish..)

At first, nothing would spin, but I'm genuis like that. A flip of the switch on the back to set it at 115 fixed that and I thought I was good to go again. But now, I get no beeps only fans. It is supposed to beep right? I've made sure the power is mounted to the board.
 

A:Fans spin, but no beeps

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Hi...,

After intensive search in this forum I?m posting my problem?
I'd assembled a System in Oct 04 with OS Win2K. It worked well for an year. I decided to upgrade the OS to WinXP. While upgrading I noticed during one of the reboots that the welcome page before POST began, had shown as Celeron D, whereas the system I had built was Pentium IV 2.4Ghz. .. Anyway, I completed upgrading the System to WinXP. During subsequent restarts, I observed that at least 1 out of 5 times welcome page showed as Celeron D. Out of curiosity, I opened the heat sink to reconfirm the make of the CPU. It was marked as Pentium IV 2.4GHz. Reassembled everything back.

Configuration of my system is as below:
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CPU-Intel Pentium IV 2.4 GHz
MB-Intel D865GBF
RAM-256MB 266MHz (Now 2 x 256MB 400MHz)
Seagate 80GB
PSU 300 Watts
ATX Tower Cabinet with 1 In Fan, 1 Out Fan
LG CD writer

Now, I started facing the series of actual problems: :unch:
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1. The System works well, as long as I run ordinary programs.
2. Idle conditions, the CPU zone temp is 46 to 48C max. Any low end games will raise the CPU temp to 54 to 56C max. And high end games will raise temp above that & system will freeze!
3. Well the system can be used for several hours in idle condition or with ordinary software, but the system DOES NOT START even after normal shut down..
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A:All fans spin but NO POST

The first thing I would do in this case is reflash the BIOS with the latest update from the motherboard manufacturer's site.

Because the Celeron D is a dual-core processor and the installed processor is a standard Pentium 4.

But you have only done a BIOS recovery, which is flashing the same BIOS file.

Did you get a new BIOS file from the maker's site, even if it isn't an update?

How does CPU-Z from http://www.cpuid.com/ ID the processor?

Have you checked the processor and the socket with a magnifying glass to make sure that there is nothing in the socket or on the contacts on the CPU that is making that happen?
 

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Fans spin then it shuts off
Have tried sons power lead no good
have taken all cards out and memory sticks one at a time still nothing
checked for loose connectors and cleaned the spiders out

i am about to get a hammer
 

A:Solved: fans spin but then nothing

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Hi...I have a motherboard with a few bulging capacitors and the board is toast IMO...I saw somewhere that you can replace the capacitors though..So I was wondering is it better to get a new motherboard or replace the capacitors ?/ any info is appreciated...
 

A:Is it better to replace mobo capacitors or get new mobo ??

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The HP ProDesk 400 G1 MS motherboard is bad.  It is a MS 7860 v1.2.    It has a special connector for the USB ports on the mobo.   Can somebody recommend a new mobo replacement? Thanks. Darryl

A:Replacement Mobo for MS 7860 v1.2 (bad mobo)

Just saw the schematic and the connector is the USB 3.0 mobo connector that combines two USB 3.0 ports.   What do you ask for on a new mobo? Thanks.

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Hey guys, I am building my second system and am just wondering what mobo to get.

I don't full understand the advantages that a 64bit system will bring but I know that a dual processor will do wonders for my work flow (I have a 3D modeller who renders alot). I was just wondering if you know of a dual processor mobo which is also 64bit. That would be the best of both worlds in my opinion.

Any advice you can give would be great.
 

A:64 bit mobo vs dual processor mobo?

Any preferences between intel and AMD?

If you are going AMD, get a socket 939 motherboard with the nforce4 chipset, like this one for example:
http://usa.asus.com/products/mb/socket939/a8n-e/overview.htm

Then pop a dual core, 64bit CPU in it:
http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/ProductInformation/0,,30_118_9485_13041,00.html
 

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Sorry I didnt read the guide of how to make a good post.

I have an Emachine for about 4yrs now. 2 weeks ago I turned it on and it turned right back off, I thought it was the power supply, but it wasnt. I took it to Best Buy, told me it was the motherboard. I dont want to spend money on another mother board since emachine sucks, I already spent $400 last year to get my cd drive fixed. U guys say an ATX motherboard is good and cheap, its way better than an emachine mobo. The problem is I dont know which ATX mobo(a good one) to get for my emachine. My emachine is a W350.

Please respond
 

A:Which ATX mobo should I get to replace with my emachine mobo

The tricky part of this is you will probably have to not only replace the motherboard, but also the power supply, processor and memory

Here's an example:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138090

The power supply is old and you wouldn't want to damage a new motherboard would you. The old memory is DDR. The new board takes DDR2 memory. You may be able to use the old CPU or processor
 

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Hi
I have an eMachine desktop that Iam repairing for a friend,
we have come to the conclusion (from experience) that because it is dead
even when trying to turn it on that it has suffered from Capacitor Plague
(Perhaps in the PSU then damaging the MoBo)
A new PSU has been tried and it still doesn't work
WHAT Type of 'cheap' motherboard could I replace the current one with?
it has a Celeron processor so we will be looking to conserve that..
I was looking at this...
http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/118272/rb/26818414574
or
http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/119412/rb/26825319999 (incase his CPU is socket 478)
will this one be compatible?
My friend just wants a cheap solution...
Ive recommended the new PSU / MoBo and extra RAM (at least another 256Mb to
bring it to 512)

any recommendations would be helpful....

thx
 

A:What MoBo can I replace an eMachine MoBo with..?

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Hi,
My computer has recently encountered a problem, whereby when i on the power at my CPU, lights will be lighted up and fans start spinning. But that lasted only about 1 second. After that, everything stops. There are a few times whereby all of them will start working once again, after stopping, but usually they stopped again, with very few times successfully boot up.

I had brought it to the service center and what that guy did is remove my ram and place it back. To my surprise, my CPU boot up. However, a few days later the same problem occur again. And I did what that guy did, but this time round I did clean my RAM metal piece (I don't know what do you call the thing that attach the RAM to the motherboard). It failed a few times, but boot up eventually after several tries (took out the ram, put it back).

I had totally no idea what is going on. This does not solve the problem, as it is going to come back and haunt me once again.

I have no idea what is causing it thus I could not bring it to the service center once again, as he will tell me this if he is able to boot up my computer: "so what do you expect me to do?" It really hurts.

Desperate for help, hope someone know what is exactly going on. Thanks.
 

A:CPU boot up, all fans spin and stop

If there's a faulty connection, there's a faulty connection... There isn't a whole lot you can do... But try this:

Get a Computer Duster can (A "Can of Air") for $2, remove the RAM, and carefully put the tip of the spray extension (They usually come with a little straw thingy, stick it in the nozzle) near the RAM Slot and blow out any dust or loose dirt/debris/whatever.

Be careful and use short bursts. Too much air friction can actually cause a buildup of static electricity, especially on plastic components (I have fried many a motherboard with this... so really, be careful)
 

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Hey all.

Been having this problem for a long while now. Just started up suddenly and can't remember if it occurred after installing a software or if it's something hardware related. Any help is appreciated.

Problem:
After I shutdown the computer, maybe 2-3 minutes later, all the fans (PSU, CPU, Rear + Side case) start spinning; the hdd led flickers; and if my speaker system is on I can hear a flickering sound on there too (kinda hard to explain the sound). This continues for about 8-15 seconds and then it all stops, then after another minute or 2 it starts up again and stops. This continues unless I turn off the PSU power switch.

Also, the rear case fan (think 80x80, it's the smallest size that'll fit since there's 2 mounting hole levels above that one) went out yesterday after I air cleaned the system. I went and got an Arctic Cooling 12 PWM fan to replace it, but the connectors seem to be totally different (Arctic seems to use 4 pins while I can only see 3 pins on the Mobo) so that one doesn't work. But a while later I retried the rear fan and it seems to work for now. Dunno if something was lose of it it is truly dying.

I don't know if it's my Mobo (ASUS K8N) or something else. Only things I've upgraded since I purchased this system about 4-5 years back, was the ram. Upped it from 1 GB (2x512) Kingston Value Select to 2 GB (2x1GB) OCZ Platinum.

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A:System Fans Spin After Shutdown

It sound like either a PowerSupply issue
Or your HardDrive or CD Drive is causing it
You could try disconnecting the CD Drive ATA data cable (obviously computer off first). It's difficult to tell though, because it may even be software!
 

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Just built it for my brother:
Atlon64 3000+
Asus K8V SE Delux (soc 754)
512 DDR PC3200 (generic {cpusolutions.com})
Asus 128MB V9520 8X AGP / FX5200

It only cost about 800 bucks.
Powered her on, and the fans just spin away but there is no beep, no post. H_ll the monitor doesn't even static on to give me any errors.
I removed it from the case (thinking the mobo was grounded). Same thing
Unplugged everything, except power button & HDD. Same thing.
Unplugged HDD (everything unplugged). Same thing.
Reseated everything, including power.
Took everything appart (everything, even my nicely tucked power / IDE cables). Same thing.
I checked the board for any traces I may have damaged and they are all OK.

Oh yeah, when I first booted, the CD ROM, floppy, and HDD activity light were on (and they would be still if they were connected).
 

A:No post, No beeps, Fans spin

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