Can't see anything on screen on bootup (nothing wrong witt screen
Motherboard: K8M800-M2 HD: 1 80G RAM: 2 x DDR 512MB 2 DVD RW 1 floppy drive OS: XPPro
When computer is switched on, fans go on, but no response on screen. Tried with same results: 1. swapping RAM with same results, 2. alternative graphics card, 3. unplugging peripherals (HD, DVDs, floppy)
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try replacing all the leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions + IDE,SATA and the ones that attach from your motherboard to hard drive make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty or just replace them they are probably old and faulty ? good luck
Remove all plug-in cards including the memory and clean the contact points with a pencil eraser... Insert them back and try... You should hear 2 short beeps, which means Okey... Long beep means that there is a problem with the memory or one of the memory... Keep me posted if not solved...
Hello, I have had similar problems with that same motherboard in the past and have found that resetting the cmos (see users manual) or just taking the battery of the motherboard for a few minutes can solve this. CAUTION please remove the power lead on your tower before touching any components inside, and earth yourself first by touching metal.. as static discharge kills pc components..
Hope this helps.....
If your PC boots up successfully and load windows then its mean that RAM is working fine... There is some problem with OS settings.. So at XP booting press F8 for start-up menu and select Last known good configuration... Hope it will work...
Go to page 33 in your manual, see DRAM Clock/Drive Control & press enter. You can tweak your memory to run faster however your manual suggest not too. Hate to see you burn it up. As you will see everything is set to Auto:
Max Memclock (Mhz) [Auto] 1T/2T Memory Timing [Auto] CAS# latency (Tcl) [Auto]
When DDR Timing Setting by is set to Manual, use this item to set the DRAM frequency. Would be nice to have a side panel fan blowing on your memory.
Link to your board.: http://www.ecsusa.com/ECSWebSite/Products/ProductsDetail.aspx?detailid=455&DetailName=Specification&MenuID=1&LanID=9