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moeface

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I've built a few PC's in my day, but this one is making me retarded.

When the computer boots, all that fires up is the power supply, the case fan, CPU fan, and a little red light on the mother board.

No display on the monitor, no Post beeps.

I've swapped out power supplies, mother boards, video cards, and hard drives.

I've tried the mobo in the case and outside the case, same results.

The switches/jumpers seem to be set correctly, but the LED's don't light up, the power button functions obviously.

A hard drive won't spin up, nor will a cd-rom open/close.

I've tried it with everything connected and I've tried it barbones.

Anyone else ever have something similiar happen to them? I'm lost.

Thanks in advance.

Edited by moeface, 04 August 2006 - 09:29 PM.

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I've never put together a computer before. I'm only 14 =P
I guess i'm useless =D
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**DELETE THIS**

Edited by zestron, 03 August 2006 - 08:35 PM.

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Does your mobo's manual say anything about that red light?
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No, but I've been told its just to show that the mobo is receiving power.
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Someone pointed it out to me that my CPU is a prescott and my board only supports Northwood...D'oh!
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