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I have power but nothing else. Just the CPU fan and no boot or beep. I've fitted a Foxconn 661FXME into my Desktop. I have also fitted a P4 2.4 gig processor. I have left off the Jumper for the CPU as the Northwood setting is without the jumper. The CMOS jumper is on what I believe to be the correct setting (pins 2 & 3, although I'm not 100% sure, it's a matter of perspective). There is a 1 gig samsung RAM in the DIMM 1 slot (but I have tried it in the DIMM 2 slot also). When I power this set up I get the CPU fan and nothing else. No beeps and the fan stays at full speed without settling down. I have tried changing the CMOS jumper to what could only be "the other pins 2 & 3" in case I'm looking at it from the wrong perspective and tried it without it at all. With it in the alternative position the set up wouldn't turn on at all. Without it, it did exactly the same as "normal," all fan no action. I did have the full compliment of video cards etc and stripped the computer down to this bare set up as I believe that there is enough here to at least make it beep and tell me what it's missing. I have used 2 identical RAMM cards (both new) and used 2 different 2.4 gig and a 1.6 gig processors. I am confident that I have the front panel connected correctly but I definitely have at least the power switch in the correct place. I have 2 swithes (on and reset) and 2 lights. The first light is the HDD light and it never comes on but it wouldn't would it? I don't know what the second is. It isn't labelled like the other wires (RESET SW, POWER SW, HDD LED) and is plugged into the PLED area via 2 seperate 1 pin fittings. This comes on and stays on. I am happy I've got all my +/-'s the correct way round as all the wires are colours (+) and whites (-) The motherboard is box fresh as is the RAM. The video card is old but trustworthy. The case and PSU are not fantastic. In fact, I believe the PSU is the weakest link but I do have enough power to make the processor fan go at full whack. I also tried an older PSU that didn't have the second 4 pin mother board connector and that made the fan run considerably slower. I doubt all 3 processors could be fried so I don't think that is the case. I have checked all leads and pins and am happy that I have assembled everything in a satisfactory manner and have checked and rechecked everything following advice found on this site and other media. Could it be the PSU? Have I overlooked something? There aren't anymore jumpers to set on the board. Maybe the board was broke from new. Please help! Thanks, Kaiser SaySo

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Try to check the power supply with suitable voltage....the important is the 4pin..it must connect or else the system will work but no display..in your case,i think the problem only is the voltage supply goes to the board...check my advice maybe it can help..

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