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new build - power up problem

Q: new build - power up problem

Motherboard: DP35DP
Power: Neopower 650
Case: Antec P182

The pushbutton power switch must be pressed in twice to get the unit to power on.

Calling Antec they say to a) update bios or b) try another power supply or c) change the motherboard.

All of which seems extreme, with everything else ready to go now. I was thinking the "2 step switch" was a safety feature so the unit could not be accidentally turned on but no such luck.

What is the likely problem?

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A: new build - power up problem

Re-check all your power and switch connections to the motherboard, unplug then replug them a few times.

If no joy, time to start suspecting a bad case switch, mobo, power supply.

Bios has nothing to do with it.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-build-power-up-problem.777763/
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A:New Build no power-up: case's power supply or MB?

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A:New build - no power?

This sounds suspiciously like a dead motherboard. But the noise from the PSU it not something I have heard before.

Strip the PC back to the bare minimum of components so all you have connected is the mobo, PSU, monitor (use the onboard graphics if it has any) and the on/off reset switch. Remove the RAM, hard drive, CD drive/s, keyboard speakers etc. This should give you the POST screen when you switch it on. If it does not do that then the mobo or CPU is faulty. I would then return both of them for replacement.

It is possible that you have accidentally caused some damage from static, you should always earth yourself when touching anything inside a PC and the wearing or a wrist strap attached to an earth point is highly recommended, they are not expensive.
 

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A:New PC build turns off within a sec of power on

Could be a few issues, maybe the power button is getting stuck in and just powering down the machine.
Mobo or PSU might be defective.
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A:Power problems with first build

Try resetting the bios to defaults or try updating the ASUS bios
 

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Does the CPU and case fans move at all, when pressing the power button?
 

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A:new build - no power to CPU i5 3450

Check the 24 pin power connector to make sure its being fully inserted. Same way with CPU Power (8 pin).

You can get a false positive with a PSU tester as it does not test the power supply under load. You could have the correct voltages with no load but under load one or more voltages could fail.

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A:Power Supply? For new build

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A:New build wont power on

Disconnect everything except the monitor, cpu, ram. In fact, go down to 1 stick of ram. Will it POST now?
 

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A:New build first boot no power

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A:New build power issue

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A:Power issues with first PC build

That list was hard to read because it is in all capitals. Did your power supply come with your case?
 

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Here's a list to work on from member TVeblen:
Strip it down and then add components back, one at a time, to try and isolate the offending component.

The test (power off, power cord unplugged):

• Disconnect everything externally connected except the mouse and keyboard (printers, USB devices). If you are not using a wired mouse and keyboard see if you can borrow one.

• Disconnect the power and data cables from all the drives inside the computer (Hard drives, DVD/CD drives).

• Remove all the cards installed in the PCI slots including the video card.

• Remove all the RAM sticks (same rules as above).

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• Then add the video card and connect it to the monitor. You should get no beeping and you should see the BIOS screens, ending with the message that there is no boot device.

If you get no video then switch the one memory stick installed for another one and test.

Continue adding components one at a time.

If at any point the PC fails the the last component added was the problem one.

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Try performing a CLRTC or Clear CMOS as a last ditch effort, and check the 3v battery. Both long shots, but what do you have to lose at this point.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/348896-my-newly-build-wont-power.html
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A:Nothing has power except fans and lights? New build.

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The Corsair line of power supplies is excellent. If you are not comfortable with the 650 try the 750; what do you need from the 12v in amps/wattage for Crossfire? Will you be overclocking?

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A:1st Build Power Supply Question

Over engineer the PS;

Calculate the actual needed power,

add a fudge factor and

multiply by 1.5.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-build-power-supply-too-small-any-other-issues.941143/
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Bump.

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A:New build case & power supply recommendations

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/new-build-case-power-supply-recommendations.156270/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/301595-new-build-kernel-power-event-id-41-task-category-63-a.html
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A:Newbie PC build no power to keyboard/mouse, no output to monitor

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/newbie-pc-build-no-power-to-keyboard-mouse-no-output-to-monitor.157498/
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A:Gateway MS2274 -- power outlet and power on problem

That blinking light will be an error code. If you do not have a manual with the error codes in then contact Gateway to find out what it means. I have been unable to find an on-line manual to look it up in.

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A:HP Pavilion dv7-4180us power problem - no ac power, no batte...

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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/HP-Pavilion-dv7-4180us-power-problem-no-ac-power-no-battery/td-p/2793055
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I'd still love to know what was messing my system up, but I ended up doing a complete reinstall anyway.

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A:Problem With New Build

Reset the BIOS, using the jumper, or remove the battery for 5 mins, then see if it will boot from disk. If not, unplug the drive and see if it will boot from disk. Th eother option for the drive is to format t on another machine if you have access to one.

Also, if you Google 'missing PCI.sys', it gives lots of responses.

Scorp.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problem-with-new-build.535064/
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A:PC Build Problem

I would suggest to just plug in the video card and try it first. You should get images and be able to set up an OS without drivers. After that you can just download the newest drivers from the manufacturers website
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pc-build-problem.592138/
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A:Problem with new build

I believe it means the cpu isn't getting enough voltage from the power supply. Did you plug in all power connectors to the motherboard. There are usually at least two, the main 24 pin and a 4 or 8 pin auxiliary connector.

Edit: I downloaded and read the motherboard manual. You have three power connectors. One 24 pin, one 8 pin for your cpu and one 4 pin molex for the PCI expansion slots. I would plug all of them in.
 

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A:Problem with new build

NOTE: Please provide the following information for a more detailed response: http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html

Memtest with 8 million errors indicates a memory problem. To figure out which sticks are bad, try starting at step 6b here: Memory Diagnostics

I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests (located at this link: Hardware Diags ). They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:

Quote:




H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link) - Test ALL of the hard drives.

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f299/problem-with-new-build-622270.html
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A:1st Build HDD problem

It's caused by mathmatics. It's the way the drive manufacturers list and calculate the number of bytes, megs and gigs. Perfectly normal.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/1st-build-hdd-problem.67489/
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A:Problem with New build

hi cartera

Is everything connected properly on the motherboard? Beeping sounds usually indicate that something is wrong on the board itself or RAM is not plugged in correctly. Could be faulty RAM as well though - run Memtest on each stick. Try different slots and all chips on all slots just to make sure that your slots are working correctly as well. Most times, these things are not mentioned on online purchases and sometimes things get damaged during transportation.

Spyder_1386
 

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ivanchavez44 said:


i downloaded build a lot for my laptop, i open it , in the main menu i click play campaign and it doesn't do any thingClick to expand...

need more information. Are you talking about the build a lot flash game?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/build-a-lot-problem.995267/
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A:my first build #problem

double check all hardware connections...ie GPU, RAM that they are firmly seated. Then check all cable connections; that they are in the right spot and fully seated.

Do get any post beeps at all?

http://www.pchelpforum.com/computer-diy/128258-my-first-build-problem.html
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A:New build problem

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Does anyone know how to do this as I haven't clue and also does someone know what command/file windows executes in order to kick off the install procedure as I just want to automatically install windows.

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A:DOS Build Problem!!!!

There si a DOS command called "choice".....try that. Look up the command on google and I am sure you can find plenty-o-tutorials out there.
 

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A:Problem with a new build.

Besides the main power connector, did you attach the 12v ATX (small 2X2 square) connector to the motherboard?
 

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A:New pc build problem can some one help me?

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

As you know heat makes things expand while cold makes them contract.

The problem you are having is caused as a result of the system being cold, hence no problems once it`s up and running.

I suspect either the graphics card, or mobo is faulty. Either a loose component, or a dry solder joint.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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A:New build - USB problem?

Reboot and go into the BIOS - make sure you have the UBS settings for legacy devices set to on.
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A:Problem Build?

It maybe your PSU. 500 Watt is a little low for a hungry pc with 2gb ram and a graphics card of what you listed. Try lowering the graphics fully, every possible way. If it does same thing. its not over heating because of graphics demand (it also means it aint the psu too)

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A:Please help! first build problem.

XP doesn't support SATA Drives.

You can do a few things, I'm going to suggest the easiest first.

1. Go into your BIOS, check the hard drive in question, it should show up here, see if there is an option to run it as an IDE drive, it might be labeled 'Compatibility'.
2. You can find SATA drivers for your machine's SATA controller, put them on a floppy, and when you first go into the XP install, press F6 when it says 'Press F6 to load SCSI drivers' or something similar at the bottom of the screen.
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A:Problem Build?

interesting,

well my first thought is mabey u need a power supply with more wattage, something like a 700 or 800 watt for that beefy cpu and graphics card
however, that may not b the problem

i would make sure ur ram is dual channel and working that way by going into the bois

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A:Help with a new build problem!

zero said:



Also the FSB is showing as 133 in everest is there something wrong there?Click to expand...

Nope thats normal. 133 x 4 = 532. And that is what the Celeron should be at.

As for your graphics problem, my first guess would be drivers. Do you have the most up to date?

Is the card seated properly?

And is there another PC that you can test the card in?

And BTW
Welcome to Techspot.

-Sean
 

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Can you boot to bios? Is that set up correctly? On boot up screen do you see hard drive recognized? Do you hear any diagnostic beeps? Does memory check show on boot up? Will it nit boot up on another operating system, or is it just x64? did you set the bios to boot off the optical drive? you need to provide a great deal more information.

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A:Build 7601 Problem

I'm no expert on such things but I can get you started.
Your specs. show custom build. This Tutorial by Brink will help us know your system.
Your specs will follow your every post so you don't have to keep doing the spec thing unless you change
something.

System Info - See Your System Specs

I see a problem in you log (OEM/SLP)
Just hang in there.
Their will be a expert drop by to analyze your log and offer a opinion. They come from all over the
world so their is a time difference.

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