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bagsy

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Hi,
I am a bit new to building computers thought it would be easy!

When powering up the fans run power on led and HD led lights I have nothing but a blank screen and no beeps. I tried reseating the cpu, resetting BIOS, disconnected all drives and usb connectors. Still nothing!
My system is :
Optronix OP-A28K6-AL7 motherboard
AMD Duron 1600 266FSB cpu
RAM DDR 256MB PC3200 400MHz
MAXTOR 80GB harddrive
Radeon 9250 Graphics card
ACER CD R/W
Tried everything posted in the new buld forum

Dont know wether its the motherboard, CPU or what.
Any ideas?

Bagsy
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jimbobway

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Hi,
I am a bit new to building computers thought it would be easy!

When powering up the fans run power on led and HD led lights I have nothing but a blank screen and no beeps. I tried reseating the cpu, resetting BIOS, disconnected all drives and usb connectors. Still nothing!
My system is :
Optronix OP-A28K6-AL7 motherboard
AMD Duron 1600 266FSB cpu
RAM DDR 256MB PC3200 400MHz
MAXTOR 80GB harddrive
Radeon 9250 Graphics card
ACER CD R/W
Tried everything posted in the new buld forum

Dont know wether its the motherboard, CPU or what.
Any ideas?

Bagsy



Make sure that you have your speaker connected because i had no beeps when i built mine, i finally realized that i didn't have a speaker,lol. As for the blank screen, make sure that the video card is in the slot all the way, try testing the card in another machine. If you're using dvi connection, test the adapter. If this is no help, im a beginner too, call your motherboard manufacturer tech support, they can be a big help.
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hudihoo

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i too am having this same problem.

I have a socket a amd cpu (not sure exactly what kind)
i have an agp radeon 9200
256 ram
ABIT KR7A-133R

it worked fine for like a day then it just stopped turning on.
I do know what I'm doing when it comes to building PC's.
I have tried a new PSU different RAM different video card different monitor
the other video card was pci so the agp slot isnt' the problem
all the fans go on and the lights go on. Another weird thing is that the keyboard and mouse don't get power either. It is an optical mouse so the light should turn on but it doesn't also when i hit caps lock the light doesnt' come on. Me and my brother are both educated and A+ certified. but neither of us could figure out the problem. Every part works individually but put together it doesn't do anything.
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Hi bagsy

I know you said that you have already tried everything suggested in this forum, and I'm going to ask you to try stuff that you have no doubt already tried but please follow these instructions exactly :

1) wear a static strap or discharge your static by touching a metal surface

2) Disconnect power from system, open up case & disconnect the ATX power supply from the motherboard.

3) Remove motherboard from case (leave cpu/heatsink+fan & ram in place).

4) Place board on pile of paper or card so that the underside is completely insulated

5) Connect ONLY the video card & keyboard (PS/2 in preference), case/system speaker & power switch connector (for power button on case)

6) check that these jumpers are in the following positions :
J2 - no jumper cap
J3 - jumper cap over pins 1-2
(alternatively, place jumper cap over pins 1-2 for both J2 & J3 for auto)

7) Loacte the jumper header JBAT1 & place the cap over pins 2-3 for about 30 seconds. Afterwards, return the cap to cover pins 1-2.

8) Reconnect the ATX 24 pin power connecter, monitor, power lead

9) Power up the system & let me know what happens
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I know you were directing your answer to bagsy. But i am also having the same problem. I did all that. Everything is hooked up right in my case. I know what i am doing and this is beyond weird.
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bad motherboards? thats the hardest part to isolate, cause few people have a spare motherboard of the right type lying around the house.

take a look at this little handy device:
http://www.cyberguys...3&child=1to25-3

i think this could tell you anything wrong with your board. i think one day when i have money to burn ill get one, for future insurance.
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hudihoo - I'm happy to try & help you but could you start your own thread please to save confusion. Thanks
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bagsy

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Hi Staff
I returned the old mother board. They confirmed it duff. Bought an ASUS A7S8X-MX Grouded mysef to everything!!! Thought I'd try all the things you mentioned and hey presto switched on NOTHING! Stil no post beep and blank display. What the [bleep] am I doing wrong or am I just unlucky?
Bagsy
PS Should I start a new thread?
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