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Computer doesnt start

I just changed CPU fan on my computer from a standard intel fan to a zalman fan, after 1 hour of bending and fighting to get the fan in... the cpu fan starts spinning, the harddrives seems like they are booting up... But no signal to the usb and the videocard doesnt seem to work anymore >.< the usb-problem might only be that windows didnt boot up yet, so the external devices doesnt get any contact... but why no signal to the monitor??? ->

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Re: computer doesnt start

Yes can only echo other solution, you should have easily been able to replace fan, so you have probably damaged the mobo, or unseated your graphics card. But more than likely the circuitry to the agp slot and usb connections are damaged

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Re: computer doesnt start

It sounds like your struggles may have damaged the motherboard. See other issues in this forum with this motherboard - partcularly with bowing of the board. Too much bowing can cause internal traces in the PCB to break. Only way to tell now is have it professionally looked at.

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