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My PC does not start.

Well my PC does not start. It's a brand new barebones kit formTigerDirect, It came with a Powerup ATX Mid-tower computer case, a450-watt ATX power supply, a 2.2 ghz pentium dual-core, a biostarP4M900-M7 FE Motherboard, and 2 GB kingston RAM. I supplied the IDEcables, CPU fan, CD drive, and Hard Drives. Is there a part I am missing

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  • Eragon0605 Jan 06, 2009

    I did have the mouse and keyboard and speakers all set up. I already tried uplugging all added things (except CPU fan) but this did not solve my problem.

  • Eragon0605 Jan 09, 2009

    OK, turns out when I screw the mobo down too tight, the computer doesn't start. Just had ta loosen the screws a bit and it started up.


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When you say "does not start", does that mean none of the fans spin, the hard drive does not power up, CD drive door won't open, no lights light up on the motherboard?

If any of these are happening, let me know. I would start by unplugging all the things you added except the CPU fan first and see if it now powers up.

If it is indeed powering up, but there is no display, perhaps the video card is not properly seated (assuming video is not integrated). Also, you did not mention if you had plugged in keyboard, mouse or any other peripherals.

Start with as little as possible and when you get power, add one item and check, then add another and check.

Let me know if you need more help.


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    honest1abe Jan 06, 2009

    There were a number of questions I had posed, but I did not see the answers.

    I'll simplify. Is it completely dead or are there any signs of life?

    If completely dead, talk to Tiger Direct.


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