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Computer won't boot. When power switch is pressed, CPU fan turns for a second but then stops. Nothing eles boots up, but an orange LED lights up and stays lit up on the motherboard. Motherboard: GA-7VRX Processor: AMD XP 2500+

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  • sebaswis Dec 18, 2008

    Mkay:
    Tried multiple different memory sticks and slots to no avail.
    The comp was working before, but I replaced the mboard and processor with my new one.
    HD and Graphic's Card and DVD Drive are still the old ones.

    Also:
    I tried booting without the graphic's card or the HD or the DVD drive, but that didn't work either.

    I put my old system back together again and that is working again, I just don't know why the other one won't even begin to boot up.

    I thought it might have to do with my low power PSU (220).

    What are your thoughts on that?


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1st. check your memory sticks, if you have two, flip\flop them around. if you can replace (don't buy them if you can until you are sure that they are damaged) or substitute them for a "lower" value & frequency range. Just to see if the computer turns on.
p.s. are putting the computer together for the 1st time?, Was the computer working before the problem? if so you could have said so!

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