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Pc boots and stays on the black screen at the start

The pc boots ok dose the one beep thing (set up properly) then stays on the black screen that tells you the cpu -motherboard type and the shered memory then dose nothing but its still runing it jst boos and stays there mbGigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2H
cpu Phenom 8450 triple core C
ram 2Gb PC6400 800MHz DDR2 RAM x2 only one in coz it dosent pik up the tv with 2

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  • explosive_st Dec 02, 2008

    the key board dosent seem to let me presss to goto boot menu xpress recover menu ect but the key boadr workk it has sata drives but the thing is i dnt have a sata drive so i hooked up the hard drive throught the sam one u hook the cd rom to

    dose this mean i need 2 sata drive for the pc to work?

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Try getting into the BIOS and making sure that it is detecting the RAM and HDD and Processor. Typically this happens when theres no memory or a memory problem. If its the Hard drive it will say NTLDR missing or Hard Drive failure. When its blank.

Does the Hard drive fire up when its sitting there? Does it seem like it booting the Hard drive or does it just sit there.

Also, if you have an onboard Video and a video card, try using just the onboard video for now, sometimes the Video card can cause an issue if it doesnt have drivers and comes up blank.

Make sure the bios has the video set to PCI or AGP depending which you have intstall. Or Auto if it has it.

I have had two Gigabyte board and im using one now and have had similar issues that where caused by a ATI video card.

Good luck and let me know if you still need help.

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

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    Chris Busch Dec 02, 2008

    well, you have to set it to SATA if your using sata drives. You cant hook a SATA to the CD Drive unless its SATA as well. Your CD Drive is probably IDE. If you have a Hard Drive thats IDE, make sure the jumper on it is set to MASTER and then plug it into the master IDE ribbon or the one at the end and the cd drive jumper is set to Slave or cable select and put it on the second IDE connector.



    The jumper is the plastic conector that is on the metal pins next to where the ribbon plugs in. The case should have a diagram showing which jumper setting is for master and slave and Cable select.



    The thing is, even without a hard drive you should at least be able to get into the bios





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