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Boot up problem

What might be the reason for my PCs inability to boot up. The power comes on alright but it does not boot to load files and so nothing comes onto the monitor. I've tried so many means but still.
Initially, it will eventually boot up if you leave it on for a long time for it to get heated up. But now, it will never boot up even if you left it idle for the whole day or night.
I am using the Intel PIV D845PEBT2 mother board. Please I will be someone could kindly help me out.

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    Bright Dey Jan 29, 2009

    Thanks for the information but how do I do all the things you are describing. Could you please provide a detailed procedure and guidelines.

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There could be a number of things wrong here are a few things you can try if you are confident in your ability inside the computer case.

Reset the ram

Double check the CPU cooler and make sure that it is in the correct position

Double check the CPU coolers power connection to the three or four pin power connection

use Canned air duster and clean any dust out( be sure not ot let the fans spin freely while blowing)

If confident reapply thermal paste and thoroughly clean off older paste(any residue may affect cooling performance)


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  • Jarrett Jan 29, 2009

    If you are not confident in the computer case this limits what i suggest you do.

    To reset the ram, First locate it usually it is positioned right of the cpu there are usually 4 slots and they have clips at each end. on these clips push down on them on each side and it should pop the ram out. Make sure you remember the oriantation of the ram. pull the ram out and re-seat it by pushing on the top end and the bottom end until it clicks back into place. repeat this for how ever many Sticks of ram you have.

    To check you Cpu coolers power conector locate the cooler usally a series of aluminium fins with a fan ontop once you hace located this there should be a insulated wire conected to the fan follow it to where it connects to the motherboard. Once you have found it make sure it is plugged in all the way.


    You can pick up Canned air at any computer or electronic store even wal-mart.


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