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Pc was left on overnite , in the morning was just black screen and would not turn off with the restbutton .So i unpluged pc power , now when i turn it the light in on in the onboard led on the asus a7s8x-mx and the pc will not start up when i press the start button .

I have removed the on board battery for 24 hrs then  tried again same senario .

i have removed all connetions to drives and removed all cards so it is only the mb connected with 1 stk ram and the amd sepron cpu( 8 months old )

the onboard led comes , it will not start from the start button .Also ther are no beeps at all .

Is there any one that can help please thank youcliee [email protected]

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  • cliff10905 Oct 16, 2007

    thanks will try short mobo and see been helpful

  • Anonymous Jun 18, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. I was playing a game and i heard a pop it crashed and then nada. When I turn the power supply on I get the case fans running but not the fan on the video card. The dvd will not work either.

    I unplugged the dvd ribbon cable and was able to get power to it so, I am sure it is not the power supply.



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So if i'm getting this correctly your computer will not boot even with just the basics.  Have you tried directly shorting the pins on the mobo instead of using the power button?  Unlikely problem but it would be an easy fix.  You might also want to take your power supply out and get it tested.  The geek squad at best buy will usually do that for free, or you can buy your own tester, or buy a cheap power supply.  If both the switch and power supply are good and you get nothing trying to start it up it means you probably have a bad mobo.  If your memory or cpu was bad and nothing else it would still boot up just without anything on the screen and might give you a series of beeps.  Well I hope i've helped and that you can get this fixed soon. 

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