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A8N32-SLI : fan works but doesn't boot

Our 1 y/o son toppled over our 1.5 y/o home-built computer and now it is kaput. All the fans start up, HD powers up, DVD opens/closes, but system doesn't boot (no beeps), keyboard lights do not toggle on/off, no video.

I have checked for loose/missing jumpers. I have reseated cards.

Asus A8N32-SLI, XFX 7800GT, AMD x2 3800, 2 GB Corsair RAM, Ultra 600W PS, Antec P180, Windows 64-bit XP Pro

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Re: A8N32-SLI : fan works but doesn't boot

Have you checked the power cables that connect to the motherboard? Assuming it was not mechanically damaged in the fall it sounds like it's not getting power.

Posted on Nov 19, 2007

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