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Not powering up

I had a p4pe working perfectly. Then my powersupply failed. Bought a new powersupply, and the motherboard worked almost perfectly. The only problem was taht the USB-ports did not work. Everything was ok when I checked the system. Bios was ok, I tried to disable them to make the computer find them during startup. It did, and installed the ports again, but they still didn't work.

I assumed that the power-crash had damaged something, so I managed to get a brand new p4pe. Yes I know it sound strange to buy a new p4pe in 2007, but I thought this would make everything easy and cheap. (i.e. same prosessor, same RAM and so on)

I set up the motherboard in the same matter as the old one, connected all hardware and got a green light. But when I turn it on, hardly anything happens. The fans starts but that is about all. No signal to the screen, I'm not able to open any cd/dvd drives. As you understand, I'm not able to get into BIOS to see if there is something wrong.

I have not tried to remove all hardware yet, I thought this should work easily... Any suggestions will be appreciated.

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  • pero_66 Dec 25, 2007

    Ok. Tried to disconnect the lot... Just Ram (one single). But still nothing. Not more than the fans running. Not a beep....

  • najalubar Feb 08, 2009

    'VE SAME PROBLEM, I'VE TRIED BARE BOARD WITH RAM AND CPU & NEW POWERSUPPLY, BUT NO POWER TO MOTHERBOARD. All comonents works with other motherboard. Any Help Please



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First test the MB with only the minimal components (ie. cpu + ram + vga card if not onboard). Disconnect all other components. If still not starting, try using just a single ram module, if you have more than one, to try & determine if one of them is faulty.

Posted on Dec 25, 2007

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I have the same problem now, My powersupply crashed and I have replaced it and then the usb stopped working, dont have any idea why its happened, I have tried everything, and nothing works, if you have any idea how to fix it please email me at,
I cant take photos from my camera because of it.

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