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TehRahk

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Sorry if this is the wrong forum or if I've done anything wrong. This is my first post but I have a problem.

I have a MSI Ultra-C 645 Motherboard, 2.4GHZ Pentium 4 processor, 512 DDR Ram, 64mB video card. 450W supply.

I build a computer 2 years ago and I'm using the same motherboard. All other components are new except for the motherboard, hard drive and video card. I replaced all the other parts. The computer worked but coming back one day it just didnt start again and so I put it away for 2 years. Just recently I've been working on it again.

So after I carefully installed anything and turned on the computer nothing happens. No visual no anything. The entire case comes on and the fans work.

My motherboard came with D-Bracket. It's a diagnoses system. Four Leds are on. The manual says that the processor is defective or not installed properly. I know the CPU is installed correctly and it's new so it's not defective.

What can I do to fix my computer. Someone please help, I've invested a lot of money.
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TehRahk

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Could I have things plugged into wrong spots?
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austin_o

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is the new cpu compatible with that motherboard? Just because it is new doen't guarantee it is good...Check everything again.
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Yeah the board support up to 2.4GHZ (Pentium 4) and in the manual for the motherboard.
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i agree...just because it's new does not mean it is not defective.

Since the diag lights are telling you that, I would believe it.

You can remove the CPU and check it for bent pints or burn spots, but if you do, make sure you use some heat compound when reattaching
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i agree with gerryf and austin- make sure the cpu is not a bad product- some types of defective problems you can fix- minor ones tho, if it is complelty gone you would want a new one...for a pin, just carefully take a pen and push it back into place
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