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P5NT won't boot

Mobo will not POST. I do not grt a POST beep. Tried clearing CMOS (number of times). I think I need a new BIOS chip. When I turn on the system the green pwr lght on the mobo lights & I hear the HD actuator activate. The HD access light stays lit. Other than that... nothing. HI

I have the same problem with my P5N-T Delux. Tried Everything. Removed Mem, Hdd, Gpu, no beep and NO POST. but still goes on cpu fan goes on but nothing on screen. Like the first gay's problem think my bios corrupted sum how. PLEASE can u help

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  • antonlappies Oct 05, 2008

    HI



    I have the same problem with my P5N-T Delux. Tried
    Everything. Removed Mem, Hdd, Gpu, no beep and NO POST. but still goes
    on cpu fan goes on but nothing on screen. Like the first gay's problem
    think my bios corrupted sum how. PLEASE can u help

  • antonlappies Oct 07, 2008

    Hi

    Thanx for your help. What happend was my Q6600 was running at 3.4GHZ while i updated my bios. Maybe that was the prob. STUPED!!!! So i took out the board as it still was under warranty and sended it in. Hope they will replace my bios. Again thanx for your help!!!



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I went throught this and it is really silly. The P5N-T motherboard has a problem with some of the new energy efficient CPUs. The fix was to insert an older CPU and upgrade the bios and then it would recognize the new CPU. If you happen not to have an older 775 CPU laying around (most people do not), it might be easiest to return it and get a different board - or maybe the store can upgrade the bios for you.

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