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I have a selfbuilt Syntax MB computer. No beep on start up Screen black

I have a selfbuilt Syntax MB computer.
Suddenly, I turn it on and I get no beep.
Screen stays black. No POST.
I thought the radeon 7000 video card had gone bad.
Changed it with one from my other computer.
Still blank screen. Fans go on, neon on HD goes on but not the neon on the floppy.
Amd CPU Phynix Bios 2003. i Meg menory, XP os.

Suggestions?

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  • dick cory Dec 10, 2012

    Brian thank you for your response. However, your solution is for after the computer boots and goes thru POST. I thought the PS went bad and have replaced it. same problem. I turn it on but just black screen and no boot. Maybe cpu is bad? or bios? Any suggestions would be appreciated. ****

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    Brian Sullivan Dec 10, 2012

    Is a 40 pin flat ribbon IDE ? check the data and power leads from motherboard to hard drive for secure dust free connections check ram modules are clean and dust free secure seatings

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    Brian Sullivan Dec 11, 2012

    you rebuilt your computer i would be going over every connection from motherboard to hard drive power and data leads and connection points

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    Brian Sullivan Dec 11, 2012

    , it helps to start with potential environmental causes first, such as a problem with the AC power being supplied to the computer. From there, a good rule of thumb is to simply start disconnecting items from the computer one at a time until just the CPU, motherboard, RAM and power supply remain connected, and then swapping in known good replacements for them. Inspect the inside of the computer for any signs of burned components, such as capacitors or integrated circuits that are deformed or discolored, and replace the affected expansion card, motherboard, drive or other device if damage is located. Verify a proper connection for each expansion card, cable, drive and stick of RAM by disconnecting and reconnecting each item without removing it from the system. This can sometimes clean corroded or loose contacts and solve minor problems that prevent the system from booting.

  • Brian Sullivan
    Brian Sullivan Dec 11, 2012

    the bios chip might have gone bad

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  • dick cory Dec 10, 2012

    Mark, the video card is an ATI Radeon 7000AGP card from 2003 (not a 7600). I beleive before PCI-express existed. My problem is not the video card because I have a sister computer identical except for HD and I swapped the functioning v-card from A comp to comp B. same problem.no bios boot or POST.. Per someone's suggestion I replaced the ps with an identical spare that I kept for an emergency. No help. Anyone else have another suggestion?

  • dick cory Dec 11, 2012

    Brian thank you for your response. However, your solution is for after the computer boots and goes thru POST. I thought the PS went bad and have replaced it. same problem. I turn it on but just black screen and no boot. Maybe cpu is bad? or bios? Any suggestions would be appreciated. ****

  • dick cory Dec 11, 2012

    Brian, I find it best to disconect all unnecessary components.Which I have. I took out the memory chips used an eraser to clean contacts.Still cant get the initial bios beep. Still dead except fans and neons. Dick

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