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SWITCHES ON, FANS ARE RUNNING,NO DISPLAY SHOWING ,NO BEEPS OR ERROR. HAVE REPLACED THE MAINBOARD,DOING EXACTLY THE SAME THING

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Hi Patrick,

I have seen this a few times over the years. It is a very common assumption that if the fans are running, then the power supply must be good. This is not a good assumption to make. It is actually quite common to have a power supply work enough to turn on fans but not be able to actually power up the system. Check this first, if this is not the problem, then you most likely have a dead CPU or dead Memory.

Hope this helps,
Brian

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On start up fan runs, no beeps, black screen, no response from keyboard & mouse. Unplugged everything for 30 minutes, then tried again, start up began then went to black screen, no keyboard, no m


in your case, there might be some problem with the main board.
usually no beeps will related to the processor error / mainboard error / ram error / PSU error

to check the processor : try to exchange the processor with the same type.

to check the Memory: try use rubber eraser to clean the cooper plate of the memory. then plugged it again.

in case if there is a power supply error, then try to exchange the power supply using other PC PSU.

if all steps above are checked, the problem might be at the mainboard. in that case, replacement will be the best option.

Jan 20, 2012 | Acer Computers & Internet

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Hi I am working on a abit A 17 mother board it was taken apart by my nephew. I think I have every thing back togather, but when I turn it on it beeps and shows code 92,well I think thats what the l e d box...


Hi, you can download a manual here:

http://www.abit.com.tw/page/en/motherboard/motherboard_detail.php?pMODEL_NAME=AI7&fMTYPE=Socket 478&pPRODINFO=Manual

The fault could be the cpu, wrong type of ram, a faulty ram module
or a fault in the mainboard.
Check all the settings in the manual and the bios aswell.

Here is a list of beep codes:
Basic Beep Codes for ABIT AWARD BIOS Motherboards

  1. No beep at all - this means your motherboard is dead, either due to a defective or underpowered power supply, poorly seated CPU or RAM, or a dead-on-arrival board
  2. One beep - board is working fine
  3. One long beep then machine shuts down - faulty, improperly installed or missing CPU
  4. 1 short(Beep) System booting is normally
  5. 2 short(Beep) CMOS setting error
  6. 1 long - 1 short(Beep) DRAM ERROR
  7. 1 long - 2 short(Beep) Display card or monitor connected error
  8. 1 long - 3 short(Beep) Keyboard Error
  9. 1 long - 9 short(Beep) ROM Error
  10. Long(Beep) continuous DRAM isn't inserted correctly
  11. Short(Beep) continuous POWER supply has a problem
  12. A two-tone siren, generally caused by overheating or out of specification voltages
  13. Four beeps then machine shuts down. This is because this version of the BIOS will shut down your machine if no fan tachometer signal is detected on the fan header. Make sure you attach a fan to the FAN1 or FAN4 header or clear CMOS to reset to default (no checking).

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In my display showing no signal but the motherboard light and the fan are woking properly where would be exactly the problem and how to solve problem tell me.


remove memory from the memory slot and switch on the computer if you hear beeps clean the memory or change it with new one that fixes the memory slot if no beeps by removing the memory then remove the processor fan and clean it with soft clot and apply thin layer of heat sink compound and switch on the computer if you still not hear the beeps then change the processor if still no beeps take the motherboard to a chip level Technion the secondary power supply or the clock reset etc in the mother board has gone wrong or not producing them

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I have an IBM T20 and when I start it up, the screen does not come on, don't hear hard disk working, but the fan is working. There is beeping when started - 3 beeps, then follow by 3 beeps, and then 1...


That is likely. The beeps represent an error code. You might try borrowing an external monitor plugged into your laptop to see if anything shows on that screen when it boots up.

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No display!!!!


you probably know that something else got messed up in the switch.

Here is a page talking about BIOS beep error codes.

I'd do a few things. Reseat the RAM, this is easy and could be messed up..

I'm worried that there was a short or some other issue that damaged a component on the main board. I'd try to follow the Power On Self Test (POST) error codes from above, or google it more to see if you can find your exact symptom. If you are still getting beeps, you should be able to determine exactly what is wrong.

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No display


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Here was the fix for me. The machine refuses to boot if the video card is not functioning. It should have one long beep however to tell you that there is a video problem. Someone hooked up our speaker incorrectly though! So we got no beeps. Once the speaker was hooked up and the video card was replaced, all is well!

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