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Will not post, PC will not boot

I have a socket 478 custom built pc, within in the past two weeks my pc not longer will boot. It has power, I get no posting beeps or video when I turn it on. I tried a new video card, it did not help. Next I replaced the mother board with this PC Chips M981G. After hooking up all cables and double checking all set up. I powered on the pc with the new motherboard. Same results, no posting beeps, no video. I am running out of ideas. Could it be a DOA board? Could it be the CPU? If it was the cpu I figured I would atleast see an error when the pc tried to boot on the screen. Do you have any ideas on what else I can do to narrow down this problem. I plan on sending the new mb back in for a replacement, but, I'm not confident this will help. Thanks for your help.

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Re: Will not post, PC will not boot

Try re-seating the memory modules. Also, go to barebones config (no hard drive, floppy....nothing but mobo, cpu, memory, video, kb)

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