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Boot error / No video out


Hi Everyone,

Need your guidance and help on this error I am facing with this MOBO

HTPC Specifications

- Asus M2NPV-VM Motherboard with Built-in nVidia 6150 Chipsets (This has a TV - Out bracket, which I have connected to a Philips 21" TV with an S-Video Cable)
- AMD Athlon 64X2 - Dual Core Processor - 4000+ 2.1 GHz
- Win XP Pro - SP2

Video Driver Version-
Device Date - 1/24/2006

For the past two weeks, the HTPC connected to my Philips TV system, worked very well, except for very occational blackouts of 0.5 seconds. Movie watching has been smooth without any blackouts. Only when using the pc, does the occational blackouts happen.

A couple of days back, without warning, the HTPC refused to start and there was no output on the TV (Even the boot screen, was not seen). The inbuild MOBO speaker, gave - One Long Beep and two short beeps. This went on continuously. Given that this was a AWARD Bios, there is possibility of a video error. Even the component out & S-Video out showed nothing on the TV.

Please can anyone help. Has anyone faced this problem with the motherboard. Any inputs will be highly appreciated.



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  • ajitp Jan 08, 2008

    Thanks Smeags.

    The problem was a RAM error, which I got fixed....



  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2008

    The motherboard doesn't turn on

  • astampfel Jan 05, 2009

    My computer has been giving me video out for 2 years now. I booted up today, and no video out. I plugged the monitor into another computer and it worked fine. I have not changed any settings. I did replace the power supply about 2 monts ago, but I have used the computer since then with video out.




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The beeps are usually due to RAM or key board issues.

I would try by plugging it into a VGA socket of a monitor to see if it works.

Do you have heat problems? one suggestion is to try and reset the bios to default by moving the jumper on the mobo to do a hard reset.

good luck


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