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Motherboard Installation Problem

I just installed the Intel DP35DP with an Intel Core Duo processor, I also added the required DDR2 RAM. I also upgraded the power supply.  When I turn on the computer nothing happens.  The monitor says No Video Detected and the USB ports don't work (i.e., I plug in any USB device like my lighted keyboard and nothing happens).  I also have a new GeForce 7600 PCI-E graphics card.


The first time I turned it on after installation the initial Intel screen asking me whether I wanted to use F2 to configure the system. I couldn't do it because my USB keyboard, USB mouse, etc doesn't work. When I powered off and on again I get absolutely nothing but the blank video screen.

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Re: Motherboard Installation Problem

How annoying... I guess my last message didn't make it.

So lets start with what you got. Forget the USB problem. Your pc doesn't get to that point.

Here are the things you should do.

Remove ALL extra devices connected to the pc including:
Hard drives
Expansion cards of any kind

The ONLY thing that should be connected is:
Power Supply
1 Stick of Ram
Video Card

Now REMOVE the Power Cable from the PSU
Remove the BATTERY from the main board.
Let it sit for about 5minutes.

Place the battery back into the board
Plug in the pc
Press the power button

What happens?
Do you get any message on the monitor now?
Sounds ?

You should get at minimum another chance to press F2 and reset the bios.

Post your results and we can get you going.

Posted on Oct 13, 2007

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now the Bios hangs before anything can happen,  You need to remove the Bios Battery (looks like a coin on the mobo) for about 30 secs (with the power disconnected)  then re-insert the battery and power on.


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