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Computer wont stay on for bios


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Dan1887

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I just changed my pc case. used anti-static wrist band, plugged everything in where it should, pc powers up, everything turns on, green light on mobo to say tis working fans start optical drives start hdds start, video card starts, nothing happens. Any help would be great
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does ANYTHING show on the screen? is your video card hooked up properly? do you have two cards? one onboard and one not?
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alright, I pulled it right out fo the case, threw it on a cardboard box, cpu, heatsink, cpu fan, 1 512 stick, video card and psu, green light comes on mobo, fan wont spin, no beeps, does that mean mobo is dead?
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what size psu do you have? and what motherboard and gfx card?


are you using everything that you used before? you just changed the case?
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yup everything that i used before just changed the case, fixed the problem however now it can;t find my graphics adapters so i am gonna have to re-install video card and i am gonna have to do a windows xp repair cause the root/system32/hal.dll file is missing.
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what did you change to make it boot?
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where i plugged the case power switch connector, it was in the wrong spot on the diagram in the manual and i used a trial an error proccess, i just don't understand how my root file got corrupted or why my gfx card isn;t working properly. Ohh i also changed psu from a 250 watt to a 400 watt
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