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Boot problem Installed in old eMachine chassis, front panel connectors don't match mobo. Jumpered PWRSR and RESET on mobo and on-board LED lights, CPU fan runs, chassis fan runs. There is no beep code(s), no CD/DVD or HDD activity, no sign of boot on display. Tried different PSU; reset BIOS cmos; disconnecting CD/DVD & HDD; and insulating mobo from contact with chassis other than thru connecting screws. This chassis uses raised "dimples" in place of brass standoffs. Mobo, Athlon 64 x2 4800+ PIB and Kingston RAM KVR667D2N5/1G, are all new. I would really appreciate any suggestions.

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  • donvwilson Jun 21, 2008

    Thanks for the "Beep" codes, however, I specifically stated that I do NOT get any. The boot process doesn't go that far and/or the speaker is not functioning. In addition, my system is not a Compaq, it is a custom build based upon an Asus M2A-VM mobo.

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This could the problem with mother board chipset ics which may be defective take service center and get it fixed ,ask then how will it cost it cost you more than 50$ you can buy mother online for 75$ or check the SMPS connected to the mother board is compatible with mother board ...........


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I would recommend geting a 4 digit bios power on self test diagnostic card to report the problem

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Posted on Jun 21, 2008

  • Ekse Jun 21, 2008

    If you have any questions I will gladly answer them



    First thing todo is to unplug everything that is not required, to start up, leave only the required parts, motherboard, psu, memory, vga. cpu connected. Then remove the ram and see if you hear the beep codes. put the ram back and try starting again.



    Remember to check all the power cables includeing the 4 pin cpu power connector thats a common mistake, too common.



    Thank you,

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Only jumper the power switch (PWRSR), if you also jumper the reset then it would be like constantly pressing the reset button. Also, only momentarily short the power switch jumper to mimic pressing the power button, if not it will also be like constantly pressing the power button which will turn the machine off in about 4 seconds.

I good way of knowing if your motherboard is OK is to remove the RAM and listen for the POST beed code that indicates no RAM. If there is multiple sticks of RAM, try them one at a time.

If video is not on-board you can also remove the video card to listen for the no video beep code.

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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    Dean Joly Jun 23, 2008

    Did you try only jumping the power switch connector momentarily and removing the jumper from your reset switch connector altogether?



    If this still doesn't work then you may have gotten a defective motherboard. Asus's site state that you should contact your reseller about warranty issues with your motherboard. (http://support.asus.com/repair/repair.as...)

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Have you tried jumping only the pwrsr?You may have a conflict when your jumping both RESET & PWRSR together. Please let me know ,I'll look for your update on this .

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