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Last call for fix ideas(power/board issue?)....before I get a new board (Long Thread)

Q: Last call for fix ideas(power/board issue?)....before I get a new board (Long Thread)

amd xp (Long get issue?)....before Thread) call new I a fix ideas(power/board for Last board palomino on a ga- vt winxp sp i upgraded video ram in my computer and now i can t even get the old what was replaced stuff to work here s a few things to list install new vid card update drivers settings reboot no picture to monitor unistall reinstall card boot and monitor has picture install another gig of ram boot no picture take new ram out boot no picture take new card out put new card in boot no picture take new card out Last call for fix ideas(power/board issue?)....before I get a new board (Long Thread) put old card in boot no Last call for fix ideas(power/board issue?)....before I get a new board (Long Thread) picture take all memory out try known good stick in all slots boot and no picture put all back in boot no picture turn power on and watch the led fans run on my lb paper weight it s a never ending combination that i ve tried here and i cannot get a picture on this monitor i ve swapped monitors around and all are good i ve put components from this computer into another computer and they all worked something is not letting this thing boot up i get no picture to the screen and no beeps sounds or anything else i turn the computer on and you hear the fans hard drives and burners powering up and everything but there is no picture going to the monitor it sounded like bad memory because i ran into a case of that before but all the components still work when placed into the other computer my last guess is the board has gone sour i was reading other posts and people have mentioned the power supply but where do i check that at it s a codegen w ps came with the case which was also made by gigabyte i m assuming since it is stamped all over the place if i can t find help with that problem then how about some suggestions for a new board since my options have opened up some because i ve been told my pc sticks will work on board that are rated below that they just have to be able to take gb per slot here s the components - amd xp palomino socket a - maxtor gb hd - maxtor gb hd - x dl dvd r rw drive - x x cd r rw drive - floppy drive - mb ddr pci nvidia geforce mx - mb savageIII agp will probably be placed in storage - gb pc mhz ddr sdram - mb pc mhz ddr sdram i m leaning toward an asus board but the abit s are cheaper and i won t be asking a lot out of the computer except reliabilty sorry for the long thread but i can t think of anything else that would be wrong except board or power supply tia for your help - tag nbsp

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A: Last call for fix ideas(power/board issue?)....before I get a new board (Long Thread)

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/last-call-for-fix-ideas-power-board-issue-before-i-get-a-new-board-long-thread.423093/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-power-board-issue.836083/
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I should have added that the Battery Indicator light is off at all times.

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A:Can I replace a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series power board with a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series power board?

The systems use different case and mainboard designs -- and may even be made by different companies.  The answer in all likelihood is no.
I don't think Apple has produced a Macbook with a power indicator -- the PC vendors are playing follow Apple.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19981673
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A:On-Board Sound on Asus P4P800S-X Board

Have you loaded the motherboard makers sound chip drivers, or is it just limping along on the default Windows drivers? Might make a difference.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/on-board-sound-on-asus-p4p800s-x-board.419647/
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This has been happening for about a week now. Is it a sign of an impending problem? Is there a way to cure the display timing?

Thanks in anticipation.

grissom
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/screen-shows-m-board-symbols-too-long.504819/
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A:Three long beeps on Intel desktop board D850MV/D850EMV2

I think three beeps on Intel is a memory issue. At least that what it was when I had a stick of cheap RAM crap out on me.

I'd run Memtest and go from there

RAM can fail from a number of causes. Heat exposure, flaky transistor junctions, who knows. I seriously doubt plugging the TV in had anything to do with it.
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You should be able to get documentation for that board directly off Intel's web site. Intel used to give BIOS beep codes ion the board/chipset manuals.

They also have hardware monitor software as a free download. Look up "Intel Desktop Utilities Lite".
 

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If ur not posting and considering what u've done coupled with the MSI diagnostics it is very likely there is a problem with this cpu.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/from-pc-chips-board-to-msi-board-same-problem.242873/
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A:More power to the board to help?

plug the 4-pin plug in, it is suppose to be there and will help every thing and yes the 6-pin needs to be plugged in.
 

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A:Board has power but nothing else, what's going on?

Have you remembered to plug in the auxillary 4 pin 12 volt power connector to the socket near the CPU if it has one? Is the CPU installed correctly and is it's fan plugged into the motherboard?
 

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A:moved windows xp sp2 harddisk from mercury mother board to intel mother board

welcome
you cant use the same xp on another motherboard.

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If you are good with a soldering iron go to radio shack and get replacement components. Call the manufacturer again and ask them to sell you just the part as long as you know what it is. Most of them will be glad to send you one or point you to a depot center where u can buy one.
 

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A:cpu would not switch on, but board gets power.

You need to post your system component specs. Motherboard; EXACT make, model and revision (if applicable). Processor; EXACT make, model and stepping. Memory; EXACT make and model. Graphics Card (if installed); EXACT make and model. Power Supply; EXACT make and model. Provide links to the components.

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If the machine is a mass produced machine such as Dell, Gateway, HP, etc. post the EXACT make and model.
 

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the black wires on the connectors go next to each other, the large clips on the ps connector clip over the low side of the mobo connector, while the smaller row of tabs go into the slots at the high side.
 

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A:Board doesn't power on

I don't work much with laptops, but power related issues are generally a motherboard function. If a laptop boots with/without a battery, or with/without AC connected, it typically implies a motherboard malfunction.

Hopefully someone with more experience can confirm.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/board-doesnt-power-on.1117302/
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A:Power supply without the board

An XT power supply has an on/off Switch attached to it.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/power-supply-without-the-board.382930/
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A:Mother board wont power up need help.

So you are trying with a total of 2 sticks? You are not running with your old sticks in there as well are you?

Try the ram in different slots and see if you can boot up. Also try with just one stick at a time. You can also try resetting your CMOS, sometimes that will help you to boot up.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/archos-av700-power-board.864923/
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A:Key board issue...

Hi and welcome to TSF

try a restore point before this happened.

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A:Is this a Board Issue?

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Using a relatively high-end (10 years ago anywa, for nowadays standards it is trashy) 64mb GPU would be A LOT better than whatever that board has as integrated graphics, but I think that it's unrelated with the main issue.

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A:Power supply bad? Did it kill the mother board?

Best bet is what you were thinking, get a new powersupply, and make it more than 200 -.-
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/power-supply-bad-did-it-kill-the-mother-board.402304/
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A:Power supply and mother board compatibility

Most likely no. There are some older Dell systems that had a proprietary power supply where the pins were switched around so that only a Dell PSU could be used.

As far as pure wattage goes, have no fear. 1000w power supplies are just as safe if not safer than that 200w in the current system.

Really, if your planning on investing in such a nice graphics card, you might as well put just a little more into the PSU as well, maybe a 450w or 500w.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/power-supply-and-mother-board-compatibility.550420/
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A:mother board and power supply compatibility?????

Yes it should work fine
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mother-board-and-power-supply-compatibility.567664/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/power-supply-with-sata-to-ide-only-mother-board.912549/
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A:HELP! System Board Issue?

I think you`re probably correct in thinking this is a problem with the system board. See HERE.

If that is indeed the case, then you only have two choices. 1: Get the laptop repaired. This could be quite expensive and it`s up to you whether you feel it`s worth spending money on.

2: Buy a new laptop.

Regards Howard
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/help-system-board-issue.88105/
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A:An on-board sound issue..

Did you install the ATI chipset drivers first before loading the other drivers??
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/an-on-board-sound-issue.337294/
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A:Question about power supply for Intel server board

Yes you can.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/question-about-power-supply-for-intel-server-board.826410/
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A:Display Invision Power Board Calendar on a webpage

can you look at the database stucture and write custom code to get it out? Is the db a mysql db? Just look at the fields and pull it out on your own.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/display-invision-power-board-calendar-on-a-webpage.168911/
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A:Gigabyte mother board issue

Have you tried a different ribbon and/or the other IDE port on the motherboard?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/gigabyte-mother-board-issue.26651/
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Pezzabuzz said:


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could try hitting shift key 5 times to bring up the message alert for sticky keys. follow the options for disabling them.

also, have you tried an external keyboard? Have you tried cleaning the keyboard with the machine off and a can of compressed air?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dell-latitude-e5410-key-board-issue.1171684/
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A:Video card or mother board issue?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/video-card-or-mother-board-issue.500104/
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On most newer "HD Audio" systems the jack is "auto sensing" and switches "logically". On many older PC systems that is a mechanical function with the jack.

http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/64275-headphone-jack-board-speaker-issue.html
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Just Bought the Computer? Warranty it.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/407281/p8p67-m-mother-board-no-audio-issue/
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A:power supply, mother board or battery system turn off during boot up

I would run chkdsk /r on the hard drive from Recovery Console as going down probably created some magnetic shock to the drive, that can fix.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/power-supply-mother-board-or-battery-system-turn-off-during-boot-up.829416/
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A:Mother board and Graphics card compatibility issue?

Greetings, The GTX 760 requires UEFI BIOS. It will not initialize. You have to go with Nvidia GTX 600 series cards or look at Sapphire Legacy/UEFI cards. MSI and Gigabyte offer newer Nvidia cards with Legacy/UEFI  BIOS also. Cheers!

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Wondering, can I just put a PCI audio card in, and override the sound card on the motherboard?

Alternative debugging techniques welcome. Thanks in advance guys & gals.

Ed
 

A:Virgin post on this board - Realtek audio issue

Yes, you can install a PCI audio card. Just remember to disable onboard sound in the bios after you install the new sound card.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/virgin-post-on-this-board-realtek-audio-issue.89056/
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computer won't boot

I think youve got a bad psu. I've had a similiar problemand replaced the psu. Check the voltage outputs and if not in range replace it. twildet
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/computer-will-not-boot-up-power-supply-shows-green-led-light-on-mother-board.42160/
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A:Built new computer, normal fans work, but CPU fan doesn't spin, board wont power

Sounds like a power supply problem, or a error in connecting a cable. Thus the shot spin of the cpu fan. But usually you just missed something too obvious to think about.
Reseat all cables. Reseat all memory modules. Then try it with one or two memory modules at a time. Then switch to the others.
Check your CPU for proper seating, and possible bent pin.
When no longer frustrated, think through everything you have done in the setup, even the heat sink and thermal paste.
We have all gone through this. We know has exasperated you must feel.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/built-new-computer-normal-fans-work-but-cpu-fan-doesnt-spin-board-wont-power.98186/
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A:Bizarre Power on issue - ideas?

Get a PSU tester for about $12. It's worth the money.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/bizarre-power-on-issue-ideas.57220/
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A:They call this a new thread!?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/they-call-this-a-new-thread.307232/
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I don't have one (yet) but I have only heard great things about the P55 chipset and especially the i7 860 processor. Be sure to let us know how it goes

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Post it here.

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how much ram have you - I have seen it run on 128Mb - certainly a lot of machines with 256Mb where sold

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-board.787411/
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A:To all on the Board

Emtronics,

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Season Greeting.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/to-all-on-the-board.185451/
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A:648 Max MSI board

I guess this is your board.
http://www.msicomputer.com/product/p_spec.asp?model=648_Max-L&class=mb

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A:help ddr on my ecs board

Go here and do a scan: http://www.crucial.com/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-ddr-on-my-ecs-board.775788/
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