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nasser ahmed Posted on Jan 22, 2007
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No boot, got continuous beeps at first, reset my 'savage2000' VGA card

After I reinstalled the VGA card, everything stopped, now only the fans are working, i tried running the mobo without anything on it, still nothing(only fans run) checked the processor on another mb it working fine, cant think of anything else, help!!

  • nasser ahmed Jan 22, 2007

    Thanks sandrew!!,
    I pulled out the cell; waited for 10 min's and put it back in, now it's running, I jiggled the ram slots too, :)
    I wonder which one worked, but now I'm getting bold colored lines when I use my old savage 2000 VGA card, any suggestions?

  • eustlr Mar 23, 2009

    My computer ( GA-8SR533P) just gives a continuous beeping sound. I cannot see where to clear the cmos, juts the instruction 1-2 clear cmos, and 2-3 cmos. Any help?


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The solution may be to locate the JBAT1 terminal and move jumper from pins 1-2 to pins 2-3 for a few seconds and back again. Turn on pc and then hopefully you can access the bios to set the time and date and save settings then re start.

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2007

    Check that the driver isn't corrupt, run a little video test, go to Start>Run, then type 'dxdiag' and hit enter.

    If all else fails check that your agp card is set to the primary graphics controller in the bios settings, or uninstall driver, restart pc and let windows find your card again and install the driver, although don't let windows install it's own generic driver as it may cause problems.

    I'm assuming when you say VGA card you mean AGP, as VGA is normally the standard on board graphics set up which would be a different driver.


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