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Motherboard problems hi there ladytech my problem is green light on mb is on case fans and pcu fans starts cdrom,hd and floppy do not. i get no beeps whatso ever from bios i have change the power supply twice same problem tried hd on another pc works like a charm change the cdrom put in new dvd and changed floppy still will not power up finally purchased new ram same results i also changed the battery for it showed it was weak after a while pcu gets really hot fan is running oh yes also tried reseating the pcu still nothing any help would be greatly appreciated thank you mike

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  • mike54 Sep 29, 2008

    thank you very much for your help but i'm still confused how can it overheat when it does not boot just the case fans and the heatsink fan on processer go on no drives or cd or dvd go on . could it be that the cpu is cooked

    thank you in advance for your response mike

  • mike54 Oct 14, 2008

    ok i'll look for another cpu and will let u know how my adventure turns out


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Sorry for the delay in help. If you haven't gotten your pc running yet i suggest you check the cpu. It sounds like it is over heating.

Posted on Sep 28, 2008

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    Theresa Smith Oct 14, 2008

    You said the cpu was very hot & that you tried to reseat it. The cpu is like the heart of your pc & if it's not running properly then you will have very irratical behavior. Does your pc shut down after a min. or so? It's a safety feature to try to keep the mother board from frying. I'm not positive but I would say that if the processor or mother board is having problems then your hardware will be affected. The green light on the mother board will stay on even if the board is fried. It just shows that there is power going to it. The beeps you can pretty much disregard because pc's may not have the system speaker installed or it doesn't work leaving beeps unheard. So try to learn to not base much on them. They are convient tho! It can also be *********** board mike54. If possible try to swap out cpu first then mother board. If cpu doesn't help it's most likely *********** board.

    Good luck & please try to let me know.


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