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No beep at post with new Asus P4P800?

Question: No beep at post with new Asus P4P800?

Internal speaker is connected properly according to the manual...and the speaker worked with my old mobo...

Asus "no help" so far. Should I worry about this? The reason I ask is, "will I miss a critical system warning if the internal speaker does not work"?

The retailer said it does not work because I disabled onboard sound...sounded like a load of crap to me!

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Answer: No beep at post with new Asus P4P800?

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Hey guys.

I've had this rig (with an ASUS P4P800-E Deluxe motherboard) running perfectly for a long time, when suddenly, yesterday, the graphics went from the scenery in the Black Temple (World of Warcraft) to diagonal red, blue and green stripes across the screen, followed by a lockup and the sound repeating the same 1-second loop. Naturally I switched off the power and waited a little -- tried to boot, no luck whatsoever. There was absolutely no stability issues prior to the crash, graphical or otherwise.

The fans start spinning, the drives start spinning (including the DVD drive), the LED on the motherboard glows, everything seems to work perfectly, yet there is no display, no mouse or keyboard (albeit USB, but they are usually probed during the first BIOS screen anyway), and nothing suggests that it gets past the booting process, e.g. drive noise from loading Windows, or even POST.

The nature of the sudden crash and the funky monitor colors lead me to believe it was a problem with the graphics card, an Nvidia Geforce Ti-4600. However, reseating that, completely disconnecting, or even replacing it with an FX-5200 that I am positive is functioning, didn't remedy anything. The computer still does not seem to get through POST, does not output any error beeps, and I'm feeling a little helpless. Even trying to boot without any graphics or RAM didn't yield any error beeps. Surely, that'd yield error beeps.

I'm fearing it might be a problem with ... Read more

Answer:ASUS P4P800-E, Sudden failure to boot/POST

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hey guys, have a new one for yall.

I have a custom pc: Asus p4p800-e deluxe mobo, 2.8 ghz intel cpu, 1 gb kingston ram, evga 7600gs agp card, audigy 2 zs sound card cooled with zalman reserator 1+ I have had this system for almost 5 years now and I have never overclocked this system before.

i have two problems actually:

1) my sound card i think is dead or dying on me. I reverted to the onboard audio currently. i have to play around with the analog/speaker cable going into the card for it to send the sound to my speakers. this also has to do with the speaker wire but, when i move around the sound cable in its slot on the sound card, the pc freezes. if i unplug it and plug it back in it still freezes? anything on this?

2) this freezing thing all started one day i was playing RCT3. randomly the pc would hang while playing the game. so i had to hard reboot every time this happened. this did not happen when the cpu was not under intense usage ie gaming. then i noticed that the pc would hang/freeze coming out of standby mode, which i have never experienced before. I turn the pc on from standby mode, i see the welcome screen and it would freeze or it would make it to the desktop pic and would freeze then, it does not fully load the desktop before it freezes.

next problem was upon start up or reboot, the monitor would not detect a video signal at all. I tried playing around with the video card, reseating it, wiggling it, using different monitors, playing with the vga c... Read more

Answer:Asus P4P800-E Deluxe intermittently hangs on boot/POST

Let's look at minidumps for more information

Thanks for providing your system specs, including OS and Service Pack (SP)...
( Asus etc, xp, sp3))

Let's look at "minidumps" and/or "events" for more information

Attach three or four of your most recent minidump files to your next post,
Let's see what kind of information is there.

If you do not know how to attach a file, see this thread

If you do not know about minidumps, they are located in their own subfolder ("minidump") of your Windows folder.
If you want to learn more about Minidumps and how to interpret them... Start here...

I am suggesting that you post the minidump files so that someone with a little experience can review them, and find some diagnostic clues... This may or may not provide the help we need, depending on whether Windows was able to create the files before abruptly closing on you.

Another diagnostic approach is through event viewer... See

Once we have some more information, we may want to have this thread re-titled to be more descriptive.

Have you absolutely ruled out the possibility of Virus or other Malware?

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This has evolved from a previous thread but I believe, since that was more general and largely explained, that it would only complicate the issue to refer to it.Whilst I have downloaded the manual for the P4P800-SE I cannot find reference to error codes. Googling ?ASUS error codes? has not yielded any specific help either yet.I had one P4P800 giving blinking only without booting. Fitting new graphics card then yielded the 1 123456 beep. The first 1 is short but separate from the following which are short and in quick succession (maybe 7?). I fitted a new CPU and the board worked OK. It went right through start including showing all 3GB RAM and then stopped at instruction to fit bootable device, which was quite reasonable as no HDD was connected.On screwing board into case the same beep error code returned. Taking out the memory changed the error code to three long beeps. Refitting memory and taking away graphics card made no difference to the 1 123456 beep code. Changing graphics card to another also known to be working made no difference.I have several 478 CPUs, some costing as little as 1p plus postage but I am looking for suggestions before possibly spoiling any.My question therefore is: is it possible that something is blowing the CPU and restarting the unknown beep signal? I have checked alternative power supply (using the one connected when out of the case and working correctly) with the same beep code resulting.I believe the initial problem was caused by CPU failur... Read more

Answer:Error beeps for Asus P4P800-F (or any P4P800?

Googling your mother board (Asus) and expecting the BIOS to be found is not the correct thing to do. You need to Google the BIOS type (I think yours is AMI) which you can see on the BIOS screen which you have had acess to. So to find out beep codes for that you should Google "AMI beep codes" which would produce several hits including click hereTo answer your questions:1. Each BIOS has its own set of codes. The BIOS is used by the manufacturer of the motherboard therefore you can find the same BIOS on different manufactures boards.2. Many things can damage A CPU. Most modern CPUs have over temperature protection but a faulty PSU could cause problems.3. You could have a faulty PSU, short circuit, bad connection, faulty graphics board or any of a number of other problems. I should start by ensuring the mother board achieves BIOS boot in the case with nothing else connected to start with.

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Ok guys one day I got home and I tried turning on my pc, it started normally, usual sounds like the fans running ect. (no beep thought) and it sounds like it is booting all the way, but my monitor stays in standby mode saying "No signal". so I tried logging in (with my screen off, by pressing down on the keyboard arrows and typing my password followed by pressing enter, and I could hear windows logging in (the windows log in tune/sound)

Now I tested the monitor on another pc, it works fine. I bought a new graphics card and that didn't make a difference (The old card was a nvidia gforce 8600 gt, and my new card is an Asus ENGTX460 TOP direct Cu)
I tried taking out Ram and switching slots (2 sticks of 1 gig ram)
still didn't work, so confusing.

I have a P5N-e sli asus motherboard with an intel core2duo 2.8ghz prossessor, 2 sata hard drives and no on board display.

P.S. please go easy I'm not an expert at fixing things.


Answer:Asus P5N-E SLI, no beep, no post and monitor stays in standby

Unlike your old card, the 8600GT, the GTX 460 requires two 6 pin PCI-E power connectors from the PSU (power supply unit). Did you connect them? Does your PSU even have two 6 pin PCI-E connectors?

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Need help here. I have already read through several other threads of people with the same problem, though none of them seem to have exactly the same symptoms. The threads I read are here:

My Problem:
I am building a new computer. Basic components are:
Asus P5LD2 Deluxe Motherboard
Intel Pentium D Processor 950, 3.4GHz, LGA775 Pkg, 2x2 L2 Cache, UP only
ATI Radeon X 1600 Pro

Just like the other people in those threads, I can turn on the power to my computer, all the interior fans come on, the LED on the motherboard is glowing green, seems to be power everywhere there needs to be.

Except the computer won't post. The monitor stays black, and there are no bios beeps. I can't tell if the computer is loading anything or not. It just sits there like a giant rock. I can turn the power on and off with the main tower switch, though the reset doesn't seem to be doing anything. I figure that's nothing to worry about, since if the computer isn't posting anything, there is nothing to interupt.

My problem seems to differ slightly from the other people in that, just to make sure my speakers were working, I took the RAM out and rebooted. Except I still didn't get any bios beeps telling me there was a hardward problem. That leads me to suspect there is a problem w... Read more

Answer:Asus P5LD2 Deluxe mobo won't post or bios beep

I believe that the X1600 pro only needs the power connection for the AGP version. Yours is a PCIe-16x version so the power connection (I believe) is not needed. If it is needed, there would be a 4pin molex jack on the top right side of the card (opposite from the side that mounts to your case).

As for what bios supports your CPU, it depends on which revision your CPU is. Revision B1 is supported by bios version 0415 or newer. But revision C1 was not supported until bios version 0603.

I don't understand the bios number you have provided enough to tell if it means your board has been updated, perhaps someone else can help out with that (I am at work now). If your CPU is the C1 revision, then an out of date bios would explain things.

By the way, are you sure your board is not shorting out on the case? (You used the riser pins)?

Also, what make is your PSU and how many watts is it rated at?

What speed/make ram are you using?

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My Asrock K7S8X, AMD+ 2.1, 512 MB PC has always run fine, but now it starts ok although the fan seems to be racing on, then the post beep, fine, then just as the fan starts to slow and the resultant volume deceases from the aforesaid fan, a second post-style beep occurs. I have a program called MotherBoardMonitor which tells me that the minimum speed for the fan is 2500RPM, my CPU temp is (approx) 47 to 54 , Mobo temp around 31, what could the problem be, i cant find any specific info on the net after hours of looking, thanks for any help, G

Answer:startup-post beep- fan runs hard- 2nd post beep??

Before you do anything else reseat your RAM modules. If this doesn't fix it go back to basics - disconnect everything from your mobo except graphics card, power and RAM does it boot the monitor on start up? If not and you only have 1 ram module fitted beg or borrow another and try that - if you have 2 ram modules try them one at a time on their own. Post back when done and adviseRgds

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Question: asus p4p800-vm

i had problem with my motherboard,,,,i try to built my own computer and when i just finish to install the cpu,mem,hardrive,video card.... and turn my pc on then it just not work,the hardrive doesn't work, nothing display on the monitor. overall it look like in sleep mode...and i don't know what happen could some body help me out.

Answer:asus p4p800-vm

Need more info on the components you're using.

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Hi everyone. I been looking all over the place, and I can't seem to figure out why AGP is disabled on my comp.

I have the following hardware:

ASUS P4P800 SE motherboard
Intel 3.0 ghz northwood processor
eVGA GeForce 6800 AGP
512 MB PC3200 RAM
Antec 480 Watt PSU

3D Benchmark 03 and 05 both run like a** on my comp ( I literally get like 300 in '05, which I personally find to be too low). Everest, AIDA, and WCPUID all confirm that AGP is disabled, and the video card is present in the list of PCI devices. Something is jacked up, and any help would be enormously appreciated.

Answer:ASUS P4P800 SE and AGP

AGP is a physical slot type. If you have an AGP card and you're seeing stuff in windows then theAGP slot is working.

If you have a PCI card and you're trying to get it to show as AGP, well, that isn't possible. It sounds like you have a PCI card though. Which means the solution is buy an AGP card if you want to use an AGP slot.

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hello, and thanks in advance to anyone

the usb here is just completely refusing to work, and i have no idea why. USB 2.0 driver is installed (with the xp service pack 2, when trying to install from original cd of motherboard it says 'xp already has this installed' or so)

in bios usb is enabled, legacy usb is auto, fullspeed and so on - everything in the usb section is turned on

its been like this for a WHILE already, and note that it never actually worked - since the start the usb never responded, i just didnt care because i didnt need it, until now, obviously.
also, ive practicly read the entire motherboard manual, not even half a word about such problems - only jumper comp wake-up and such other useless stuff.

if anyone has any idea or had this problem before - help is appriciated.

Answer:USB on ASUS P4P800-X

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Question: Asus P4P800-VM

HI all:

Just had a quick question on the Asus P4P800-VM. Got the board from a freind for nothing and was just wandering if this board is worth buying some parts for it or not. Or if anyone has had any use with it for some feed back.
Thank You


Answer:Asus P4P800-VM

Its a nice board:

Its got integrated 6 channel sound, Intel graphics, SATA, and a 10/100 LAN connection.

Also has Dual Channel memory support and supports the latest Pentium 4's using the 478 socket. It also has an 8X AGP slot if the video ever needs to be upgraded for something like gaming.

The choice is yours as its your money. You can also sell it.

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Question: asus p4p800-vm

I bought this MB few weeks ago and had trouble like bios couldn't save any setting. So I returned it. Seller put completely new memory into MB and sent it back to me. This trouble seem to be fixed, but I'm not totally sure, something is not quite right. Everest ultimate edition v4.20.1233 beta hangs when I try to get summary. Everest home edition 2.00.335 reboots pc on startup. There are few more annoying bugs, errors etc. I won't believe it is WinXP fault, cause I've installed this 'distribution' on hundreds of PCs, including my previous one and it was flying and is flying on asus' notebooks, on intel, on amd.
If anyone has any notion on what can be wrong with this one, please share.

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I am looking to buy a 3.4ghz northwood soon and I have the asus p4p800 deluxe motherboard. Asus says that this motherboard supports 3200ghz+ on their website. Does anyone have this config that can tell me wether or not its doable and if its stable and runs at a decent temperature. Thanks

Answer:ASUS P4P800 Deluxe & P4 3.4C

You need a BIOS update to support that CPU, version 1014.

See the CPU support page for your Mobo:

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Im going to be installing an ASUS P4P800 SE tonight and wondered if I need to touch any of the factory default jumper settings on the board? Im going to be installing a 480W PSU along with it and a GeForce 6800 GT, and dual ddr 400 ram. I have never installed a mainboard before so i dont want to blow anything!

Answer:anyone here installed an ASUS P4P800 SE?

ok, how bout for those who have installed a motherboard before, do you ususally have to fiddle with the default jumper settings? when installing it to a standard PC setup.

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This subject arises out of my faulty mobo thread. Since we seem to have narrowed the problem to the CPU it seems pointless to wade through all the other discussion.Basically I could not get any display with a mobo contained in a case I bought. Fair enough - I bought only the case. Since PSU, RAM (recommended by and bought from Crucial), new and CPU bought from reliable guy on eBay (he wanted 2.8 MHz and got 1.8MHz by mistake so CPU unused). Hence I blamed mobo and replaced it with a P4P800-SE which apparently has the same requirements. However the problem persisted - no POST no display.On doing some research I am wondering if CPU or CPU/RAM combination is causing the problem.In "The Complete PC Upgrade Handbook 2009" page 33 it states:"Another compatibility issue that affects only Intel processors is the Front Side Bus (FSB)speed. ... different Intel processors require different FSB speeds. ... Your motherboard will support only certain FSB speeds."I can find no mention in the ASUS manual which appears to suggest (to me) that any P4 478 would work.The P4P800-X supports PC 3200, 2700 and 2100 and the FSB is 800MHz. I believe the processor I bought is 400MHz. It was advertised as 1.8GHz 256/400/1.75v.In the section on memory the manual states:"CPU FSB DDR DIMM Type Memory Frequency800 MHz PC3200/PC2700/PC2100 400/320*/266 MHz533 MHz PC2700/PC2100 333/266 MHz400 MHz PC2100 266 MHz*When using 800 MHz FSB CPU, PC2700 DDR DIMMs run only at 320MHz"I have 2 x 1GB RAM fitted in the bl... Read more

Answer:Selection of CPU for ASUS P4P800-X and -SE

Thats right. If you use a 400Mhz fsb cpu you use pc2100 or you could try, long shot, to alter the speed in the bios from spd to 133/266Mhz ram. Save and exit.But if you get no post, thats out.Do you have a small stick of pc2100 you could boot with to alter the bios. It might work.

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I recently purchased this mobo and had it installed. Works great except for the ridiculously loud fan attached to it. I tried unplugging it and just leaving the other 3 in my rig running, but it crapped out after 20 min and restarted my comp. I hooked it back up and left it, not wanting to mess up my new mobo. It's been a few weeks now and frankly it's driving me batty. I can hear it in my bedroom upstairs for crying out loud. Anyone know what I can do about this?

Answer:ASUS P4P800 SE - loud fan

If the fan attached to the motherboard is above the CPU, do yourself a favor and leave it plugged in.

If it is the one that needs replacing, check out Search for CPU fan. Each description includes the noise level of the fan.

Their case fans also have the noise level posted.

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My mobo is not recognized by the ASUS update utility. Also the Intel Chipset Identification utility does not recognize the chipset. I believe these problems are what is the cause of my SATA drive issue. One of my SATA drives will freeze my XP system. I was told that I should install the drivers from my mobo, becuase this is what is causing the freezing. So any clues as to why the ASUS and Intel utilities are responding as such? I have already reinstalled my XP twice to no satifaction. I have also cleared the CMOS. Not getting any attention from ASUS.

Answer:ASUS P4P800-VM Issues

can you flash the bios to the latest version? i'm assuming that you have correctly identified your board and have acquired the correct drivers/updates for it.

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Just put together a new PC with an ASUS P4P800-E-Deluxe, WD 250MB 100mbs HDD, ATI Radeon 9600 SE 128MB, 512 MB DDR RAM, and a CD-RW drive. WinXP Pro OS. Pretty basic setup. When I boot up from a cold start I get an error "Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key". If i press a key with a Win XP CD or Startup floppy in the drive it does nothing, even with the BIOS set up to boot from the CD/Floppy or vice versa, and just reverts back to the same error. If I cold start the machine and enter the BIOS, the HD does not show up initiallywith auto detect enabled, but if I open up the auto detect line in the BIOS it shows up. I reboot from there and the machine boots just ine. If I just hit CNTL/ALT/DEL from the boot media error it boots just fine and works 4.0. I have chatted with ASUS on this one and from reading alot of tech forums it seems like a pretty common issue with ASUS MOBOs. I have reseated the cables, cleared the CMOS, changed the CMOS battery(thinking that maybe the CMOS is dumping-ASUS told me to do this as well) to no avail. I have tried putting the HDD on the secondary IDE port to no avail. ASUS seems to be sending me in circles on this one. Is it a 100/133 compatibility issue. If it is why would it boot on the second time around. It seems as if the BIOS is not finding the HD soon enough before it kicks in the error message but with a restart via CNTL/ALT/DEL it keeps the HDD info in th... Read more

Answer:ASUS P4P800-E-Deluxe

The only detect time that I can find in the BIOS is under IDE configuration. It is defaulted to 35. I've tried several settings on that detection time to no avail.

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Well, I have a very mysterious situation here... I hope someone could help me.

here it goes:

I recently got hold of a asus p4p800 motherboard, it worked fine and everything. until I changed some settings on the bios. (performance for cpu and memory, I can give the specific things I changed if needed).

after the change it boot up and everything seemed to start, BUT the monitorīs light didnīt change (yellow to green) like if the computer was turned off or there was no video card. then if I try to turn off the machine, it doesnīt, the cpu fan is working, the HDs are working but the machine can only be turned off if I turn off the no break itself. itīs like it is halted and the monitor is black and didnīt initialize as said above.

well, first thing I tried was to clear the CMOS, well I followed the instructions and it doesnīt work (maybe the instructions are wrong on the manual? can someone tell me exactly how to do it?)

but it gets interesting, well Iīm trying to clear the CMOS again and then I turn it on and suddenly IT WORKS! itīs like back to normal again... BUT then I notice that everytime I turn on the computer it says "new cpu detected, press f1 to...".

well then I check the jumper I used to clear the CMOS and I notice that I had put it ONLY over pin 1 (instead of pin 1 and pin 2, to clear the CMOS it involves changing a jumper to position 1 2 to position 2 3 and then putting it back to 1 2), then if I put it how it should be, it goes back to what h... Read more

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I have lost the cd that came with my motherboard and I need the sound drivers off of it. does anyone know of a site where i can get them, or if worst comes to worst, cant u send me the cd image or something?

Thanks a bunch

Answer:drivers for Asus P4P800 SE

it should be that

edit....not the same thing i think...just browsed the cd and its about 80 mb.If you havent find em yet I could arrange something

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Iam having problems getting a display from my fx5200 when using it with my new asus board. It works fine in my old board.

I was wondering wheher this is a compatability issue?


Answer:Asus p4p800-e deluxe

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I have an Asus p4p800 se Mobo, 2.25 GB ram, 200 GB HDD, ATI Radeon 9500 128 MB graphics card. Every now and then when I turn on my PC it will say "overclocking failed" and I can either press F1 to enter Setup or F2 to load default settings and continue. Now I don't know why its saying this, I don't overclock my computer. I am not very sure why its saying this, I think it may have something to do with the BIOS and as far as I know the Mobo BIOS has been updated at all, but I also can't get the darn thing to update if I try. Any help with this matter would be great. Thanks in advance.

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Hi all:

Had my ASUS P4P800-E Deluxe MB crash. Would like to find its twin so all other stuff in PC works. any suggestions besides E-bay, where I haven't been successful?

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Although the motherboard according to the spec, support up to 4Gb od DDR. my cousin's system has refused to take even 1.5Gb DDR. I have installed 512Mb x2 and with that it works fine but if I add on another 512mb to make it 1.5Gb the system crashes and you get a blue screen. The Memory is of the same make. I can't find any help on this topic on Asus web site. Can any one help? Please.ThanksMtall

Answer:Asus P4P800 and memory headache

does each stick on its own work ok? and does the computer boot into windows ok even in safe mode and then crash or restart later or does it not boot at all? what error is displayed when it crashes? what operating guessing xp. if so and windows starts then to to get a useful error displayed click: 'start/control panel/system/advanced/start up and recovery/settings' untick 'automatically restart' then when it crashes note down the error displayed and look it up via the 'search (Kb)' box click here maybemobo specs click here

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Does any one know if the Asus P4P800 Deluxe can take the new Intel Prescott CPUs?

This motherboard as the Intel 865PE Chipset.

Answer:Asus P4P800 Deluxe Motherboard

Thanks. I was looking for that page.
I will book mark that for future reference.

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i bought asus p4p800 se mobo from a friend
as far as i know it worked perfectly normal

when i hit the power sw the mobo's led and the fans turn on
everything is normal, and that 1beep ("everything ok and ready" beep) is there too

the problem is it wont boot
it gets to the asus mobo's picture where i can press DEL to go to bios
i can even access bios and do\change stuff there but it wont go further from that point
if i let it work it just freezes and stops at that step (asus mobo with option=del for bios)

i tried to press F8 but it wont go further... still stops there

one more thing - when i hit F8 the asus mobo picture goes crazy.. i mean its like when u play a game with a kinda-dead graphic card... when the colors go crazy\random...

i just dunno what to do
i tried two different CPUs, two graph cards, im pretty sure the power supply unit is ok(i dont even see how could that problem happen cuz of psu) i dont have any FDD neither CD or DVD drive attached, i tried different ram cards...

my spec is:
Intel Pentium 4 - 3.0GHz (that second cpu i tried is intel pentium4 2.0Ghz)
Kingstone RAM - 512
Ati Radeon 9550
HDD 40GB - ata

NOTE:im sure its the mobo but im just wonderin is the problem maybe cuz of some bad setup in bios? or should i just kick it thru the window...

thx alot

Answer:ASUS P4P800: boot problem

Power Supply brand and model? You should be using at least a 550W model for any of the newer video cards.

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I have a Quiet PC Acousticase C6606 (with soundproofing material) with an ASUS P4P800 Deluxe mobo and a P4 3.2 Gig CPU. I have the Zalman ALCU Flower Cooler on the CPU. There are no other fans in the case apart from the Power Supply which is also from Quiet PC.
The question I have is how hot should the system be allowed to run at and be safe?

Doing some tests today, under load the CPU reaches about 58 degrees and the mobo about the same, using the ASUS Probe for measuements.

Is this ok or should I get a case fan as well, and if so, what is compatible with my case and setup?

Thanks for your help in advance

(FYI-The other main system components are a Matrox P650 Graphics Card and an M Audio Delta 66 s'card.)

Answer:ASUS P4P800 Deluxe and P4 temperatures?

that should be a fine temparture. but if your worried about it one extra fan would'nt hurt just dont put too many in there it'll just blow air around instead of cooling it

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I recently bought a 3.4 GHz processor, Prescott core, Socket 478, 1 MB L2 cache, with 800 MHz FSB, to install in my Asus P4P800 motherboard. According to Asus's website, this should be completely compatible from BIOS version 1017 and up. I flashed version 1019 a few minutes ago, so there should be no problems.

However, the BIOS is only showing it as a 2.8 GHz processor. Under "type" it displays Intel (R) Pentium (R) 4 CPU 3.40 GHz, but under "speed" it displays 2800 MHz. I can't find any settings to change that would fix the problem.

Anybody have any ideas?

Answer:Asus P4P800 - New Processor Problems

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I have printer that I plug in via USB.
I try the back usb ports on the mobo and nothing happens. If I plug it on the front usb which is connected to the mobo via a cable it works just fine.
I think its the mobo but just wanted to get your opinions.

Answer:Asus P4P800 Deluxe USB Prob.

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I have a customer who needs 4GB of RAM in his Asus P4P800-MX in order to use Autocad for his business. I installed two 1 GB sticks that worked fine, then bought another 2 1GB pc2100 that didn't even boot, then another two with Samsung chips running PC3200 and they also didn't work. I have not had much luck finding a list of tested to work sticks for this motherboard. I do possess one 1GB stick with Samsung 450 K4H510838B-TCC4 chips on it that works fine but can't seem to find another stick just like this in order to maintain dual channel memory. Does anyone have ideas where or how I might find a 1GB stick with Samsung 450 K4H510838B-TCC4 chips?
Or a pair of 1GB sticks that would work?



Answer:What specifc DDR works in Asus P4P800-MX?

What is the frequency of the installed sticks? To run in dual-channel mode, the sticks have to be the same size and frequency.
Your motherboard is your best resource on the subject; it will tell you exactly which sizes and speeds you can use.

Also, when inserting the sticks, of course be sure to insert them so the lock snap into place on their own. Clearing CMOS also helps when the machine refuses to boot.

I'm not certain about having two dual-channels, but I do know sticks in slot 1&3 must be identical, as well as in slot 2&4. To be safe, I would review the mobo's manual to make sure it was possible, then I would get 4 1GB sticks of all the same size and density, insert them as described above, clear CMOS, and attempt to boot.

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Hi to everyone!

When I switch on my AVR/Power supply, my PC simultaneously turns ON and turns OFF after 3 seconds. The reseller told me its just normal and also told me just to wait a few seconds to power-up my PC. Is this normal? Is there a BIOS setting that I should correct?

Please help..

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i am the owner of an ASUS P4P800-E Deluxe motherboard but i am looking to buy a new SATA II hard disc but reading the manual it only mentions SATA I. can my motherboard handle SATA II hard disc's so i can take advantage of the 300Mbps tranfer speed?? or am i stuck with SATA I and its 150Mbps transfer speeds?

Many Thanks


Answer:ASUS P4P800-E Deluxe....SATA II???

I would say that SATA II is not availible on the motherboard. Seeing as I can find nothing on the manufacturer's website about SATA II only SATA, also I'm not sure that there are any socket 478 mobos that take SATA II.

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My old PATA HDD recently died on me so along with a bit of required repairs to my watercooling system i replaced it with a 80Gb SATA HDD. however im having problems with installing it on my ASUS P4P800-E deluxe motherboard.
ive got 378ATA drivers and 378RAID drivers, are they the right ones and which one do i use?
i also have the problem that i have 2 SATA DVD-Writers which involves using the RAID SATA that even possible?

i just need a simple guide on what to do; the motherboard has 4 SATA connectors but 2 are RAID and i need to connect 1 SATA HDD and 2 SATA DVD-Writers


Answer:SATA HDD problems with an ASUS P4P800-E


Why would you need 2 DVD-Writers ?
Sata boards only have 2 connections.1 for a HD and recently SATA DVD-RW's
This would be obvious in the Motherboard manual or asus website descriptions of this mbd.
But installing Sata Raid drivers is very tricky.It requires a Raid driver
floppy disk.
The files are probably on the mbd cd.and instructions.
Somewhere in the process you use F6 to activate the floppy drivers.
So read the manual and cd contents for more.
Best i can do.
I paid $25 to have mine installed.

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Okay So i got a hand full.

I have an ASUS P4P800 Deluxe the my father had customized in 04. It was running Xp semi ok, but ask Phantom010 i gave him a HijackThis log and it was not pretty. Anyways i wiped the corrupt xp off and was trying out Ubuntu. When in the middle of exploreing My picture was cut short( meaning i lost Visual)

You wont see it in my Comp specs but the VGA card i was using is a Raedon X1600 W/ IceQ fan cooller on top. Any help would Be Nice...

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there is a black slot under the 5th pci slot,, that is made especially for a proprietary wifi card.

from what i read on the brochure, it has included software to act as a wireless AP.

for anyone with experiences with the simliar product, i wanna hear some responses...

i couldnt find a review on it, but if you could link me to it , that would be great...

and for $25 AP, i wanna try it


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I downloaded the update from ASUS, it has the update file and afudos.exe which is a BIOS flash utility. I tried putting these files on a floppy and rebooting the PC but it just said "non system disk". So what am I supposed to do to update my BIOS?

Answer:How do I update my BIOS? ASUS P4P800

i hope this helps you:

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I have a 37gb raptor sata hooked to my Asus P4P800 and I'm trying to figure out how to also attach my Seagate 80gb sata. I want to use the Seagate as a backup and if I can improve performance, how would I do this. Does it have to be in a RAID configuration? I don't want to lose the data already on the Raptor. Any help is appreciated.

Answer:Different Sata drives in Asus p4p800

If this is your board
then you should be able to plug the second drive into the other sata hotplug and it will be seen as a slave drive since the boot files are already on the current drive and the hard part is over, you have the raid drivers already set because the raptor is booting XP. If you want to improve performance install just XP on the raptor, and make a partition on the 80 gig and make a program files folder and custom install all your programs to the other drive so the os runs independant of the programs you run.

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My MoBo has a feature that tries to do a stable over clocking of 5, 10, 20 and 30% OC's. It works on 5 and 10% but not 20 or 30% I can manually set the FSB to 147 w/ AGP/PCI set slightly increased and all volts stock settings. Runs GREAT, I get 2.646GHz out of it. I was wondering if anyone has tried getting more than that out of it. Heatsink and Fan are Retail stock with the P4. My Case has 8 case fans, and my video card has a stock sink and fan. I put my CPU on a 100% load for over 2 hours and never went over 40C, using ASUS probe my vcore was 1.584V.

But when I looked at the CPU info in the ASUS Probe it said current speed 2.4GHz, max speed 3.6GHz. Can I get this bad boy higher??? My Mobo can do FSB of 100 to 400MHz, but my CPU is locked at 18 multiplier. Is there a way to unlock a P4 2.4?

Draco Paladine

*<Insert Sig Here>*

Answer:OC a P4 2.4 533FSB on an ASUS P4P800 w/ Ti 3 200 64mb AGP

Thares no way to unlock a P4 that i know of i think it imposable....

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I have MB P4P800-E ASUS with Linux on it and it works fine. Now I removed Linux and trying to install Windows XP.

This is the problem:

Windows setup starts and when it gets to
"windows xp set up loading files (ACPI plug & ..." IT hangs and after 30 sec. gives me "windows xp file acpi.sys caused an unexpected error 4096..."

I have been through internet and found some answers but none helped me.

Any suggestion please.


Answer:[SOLVED] Windows XP on MB P4P800-E ASUS

Hi and Welcome to TSF

Without knowing what you tried already I'll just lay them out.....

Disable ACPI in the BIOS.
Set Plug and Play OS to 'No'.

I would also test your memory, how much is installed on the system? Is this system XP compatible?
Is the hdd ATA or SATA?

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im kinda new to tech forums. yet i have a good fealing ill be posting alot soon .

Ne way back to the point. i have recently upgraded my ram to 768mb ddr ram and am about to go to another 1024mb ram and thats gonna be 1700+ of ram (cant be bothered working it out) and i know thats hefty. one of my mates reckons that only some motherboards can handle that sort of thing. but hes not sure about mine. can anyone here inform me on if the Asus P4P800 SE Ai Series Motherboard. can handle 1792mb of RAM

(i have 4 RAM Slots and 2 are being used, 1 512mb and 1 256mb.. im going to get a 1024mb ram card and slap it in.)

Answer:Asus P4P800 SE Ai Series Motherboard.

i think for that particular board it should handle maybe a little over 2 gig, if not just plain 2, if anyone can provide chev with a more accurate answer, i invite you to, but most newer boards can usually handle 2gb, so in answer to your question you should theoretically be able to put that memory in your pc without hassle, but the strange amount of ram may upset it, if you start getting funny errors, just remove the smaller stick of the 3, you will be fine. trial and error. if you find that your machine plays up, try swapping the places of the ram, or remove a stick and see if it errors again, keep trying combinations till it stops beeping/freezing/whatever.

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Hello Everyone.I just need to pick your brains for a second. As there are no notes at all with the computer case, and no address either. The dealer just wants me to ring there free help line at a Ģ1 a minute, which is a bit cheeky after buying it from them. The Computer case contains ?2 USB's? in the front panel along with a ?Mic? and ?Head Phone? connection Motherboard is an "Asus P4P800-VM". The wiring set up is different on it.Out of the case come 2 sets of 8 cables. This is first set :- ?VCC?, ?2-D?, ?2+D?, ?GND?, ?VCC?, ?1-D?, ?GND?, ?1+D?. I presume that these somehow go to the motherboards USB56 orUSB78 connectionsPlease where do they go, and what numbers do they fit ? The other set of 8 cables are numbered :- ?L-IN?, ?L-OUT?, ?GND?, ?MIC-IN?, ?R-OUT?, ?R-IN?, ?MIC-IN?, ?GND?.I presume that these somehow go to the motherboards ?FP_AUDIO1? connection.Please again where do they go, and what numbers do they fit ?You hear so much about wiring and boards being damaged because of wrong connections, I will just have to leave them disconnected if you can?t help me.RegardsRobbg

Answer:wiring to Asus P4P800-VM motherboard

ASUS has all manuals on their website. click hereIf you cannot figure out from there, maybe you should not DIY.

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I have 2 Harddisks installed on Primary IDE. The AOpen CDwriter and ASUS DVD writer install on Seceondary IDE. The system worked perfectly.

Recently I bought a WESTERN DIGITAL SATA2 250GB (WD2500) and had it install on the First SATA and I had already set the jumper to SATA1 mode at the back of the harddisk. When I checked the BIOS, the Harddisk name was visible at the First SATA then I saved and ReBOOTed. The System said
Bad BIOS checksum. Starting BIOS Recovery...
Checking for floppy...
Floppy not found!
(After several times I then put the ASUS CD that came with the M/B )
Checking for CD-ROM
CD-ROM found.
Reading file "P4P800-X.ROM". Completed.
Error! ROMID is not compatible with existing BIOS ROMID.

I tried to reboot the system again and again and Removed the SATA2 Harddisk until the ASUS Logo appeared on the screen and i had to set the time and date of the system again in the BIOS menu.

Using WinXP, I used the ASUSLiveupdate to copy the current BIOS from the Mainboard to a Floppy disk and rename the file to "P4P800-X.rom"

Then I tried to reboot from the WindowsXP for 5 times (Without the SATA2 installed) No Problem!

I then connected the SATA2 Harddisk and turn on the system and the same problem happened.
With the ASUS BISOCrashFree2 function, I use the floppy disk containing the system P4P800-X.rom and it said i have to turn off and on the system.(After the flshing and programming) I did it and The same problem happened(Bad... Read more

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I am not sure if I am running this mobo in usb 2.0 "mode"

How can I check (in dev mgr) if my usb is running 2.0???

I see under usb controllers in dev mgr that the fifth entry is "intel(r)82801eb usb2 enhanced host controller 24DD" But the other four entries above do not say Intel enhancedusb2, could someone tell me if all the usb ports on the back (usb 1, usb2, usb3, usb4) are running usb 2.0 or not???

I have "intel(r)82801eb usb2 enhanced host controller 24DD" as the fifth entry under usb controllers.

Is this confirmation that the four ports on the back are running usb 2.0?????, in bios I have legacy usb at auto, usb 2.0 controller enabled, and just switched usb controller mode from hispeed to full speed. I will include pic of my device manager.

pc spec:
asus p4p800 e deluxe, p4 2.8/HT
win xp home sp2 all updates, latest intel inf ran

Answer:How to check for usb 2.0, asus p4p800 e deluxe

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Hi everyone, this is my first time here at Tech Spot and I was hoping to gather some information regarding my Asus P4P800 Deluxe motherboard that I'm told has now deceased. At present I'd like to keep costs down so I was considering either purchasing a secondhand replacement (P4P800 Deluxe or P4P800SE) However I have also discovered a new cheap motherboard on the market, the ASRock P4i65G with socket 478 that would save me a lot of money on new RAM & a new CPU. Is anyone out there familiar with that mainboard??? The Asus board was fantastic for recording using Cubase SX so I can't imagine the ASRock board will be anywhere near it. But who am I to know. Any advice regarding this matter would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Asus P4P800 Deluxe Replacement Skt 478

These days it can be hard to even find a socket 478 motherboard. I've used from the least to the most expensive boards, and I would just get a working 478 and consider myself lucky. I wouldn't get a used one unless you know the previous owner. Asus is a good maker. I have used ASRock. They are fine. Their quality is below ASUS somewhat but I doubt that you will notice. I'm sure you're not doing things like overclocking or other mainboard based tweaks. If you get a new ASRock and don't overheat it and use it normally and maintain it, there is no reason that it should not work for years. Saving the monet on the cpu and the ram is a good idea.

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can someone help me....I just reinstalled Win and i dont have my audio drivers...can someone help me i cant find them anyhere :major

Answer:Audio Drivers for Asus P4P800-f

No, not without system specs or telling us what OS it is.
Are you using onboard sound?

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Hey everyone,

Im currently using a P4P800 ASUS motherboard with a intel 2.8 chip.
Ive been using a Radeon 9000 for a long time and I finally came up with the money and bought a HIS Radeon 9800 PRO Excalibur.

Chipset/Core Speed: ATI RADEON 9800PRO/380MHz
Memory/Effective Speed: 128MB DDR/680MHz
Ports: VGA Out(15 Pin D-Sub) + TV-Out(S-Video/Composite Out) + DVI
Support 3D API: DirectX 9.0, OpenGL 2.0
Max [email protected] Color: [email protected]

Ive put the card in my AGP slot, hooked in my monitor and start up my computer. When I do so my monitor keeps blinking orange on the button. And never goes green and goes on. There is no image on the screen, just blank. The card fan and everything else works, and I have almost given up on things to do with this. Does anyone have any idea what it could be?

I found out even the keyboard will not turn on. so the computer is actually stuck at startup, no loading screen, nothing. not the monitor.


Answer:HIS Radeon 9800pro With ASUS P4P800 Help!

clear the cmos?

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pls sent to me,p4p800-f drivers.I thanks for you to it

Answer:Audio Drivers for Asus P4P800-f


And here you go SE this is location of the XP drivers for that motherboard as you didnt let us know which one you where using so I guesstimated at XP if its a different one then use the Operating System dropdown on the ASUS page.

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Hey, i am having problems with installing a new mobo(motherboard) i have connected it up without a problem, until it comes to connecting the on/off button on the front of the box. i have the lead, just need to locate where about on the board it goes. I have check the guide it really doesnt help and have tried a number of places and it isnt working. with out sorting this out i cannot boot up my pc, can someone plz help!

Answer:ASUS P4P800-VW motherboard problem

Read The Fine Manual.

Welcome to TechSpot. Hope you enjoy your stay.:wave:

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Hi, i've just installed w7 on a partition on my brother's pc which is a Asus P4p800-vm, unfortunately i cannot find the option on the Asus website for drivers for w7 let alone Vista (which i believe are the same/compatible?), has anyone any ideas on this please?

Answer:Audio drivers for Asus P4p800-vm on W7?

click hereuse this it may help...

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Hey guys,

Like the title states, I'm trying to overclock my computer. Along with the 3.0E and the Asusp4p800 deluxe, I also have 1gb of Corsair XMS ram pc3200.

I'm currently reading the manual and I'm seeing some advanced options in the BIOS that I don't understand.

CPU External Frequency(Mhz) - this is the option I upped to 210 to get the overclock
DRAM Frequency- options are 266mhz 333 mhz 400 mhz and Auto. It says it allows you to set the DDR operating frequency
AGP/PCI Frequency- it says it allows you to adjust to higher AGP/PCI frequency for better OC'ing. options are 66.66/33.33 72.73/36.36 and 80.00/40.00
AGP VDDQ voltage- options are 1.80v 1.70v 1.60v and 1.50v
DRAM Idle Timer- options are infinite 0T 8T 16T 64T and Auto
DRAM Refresh Mode- options are Auto 15.6 uSec 7.8 uSec 64 uSec and 64T

There are also some other ones like vcore and ram voltage but I understand those.

Thanks guys

Answer:Overclocking with 3.0E and Asus p4p800 Deluxe

Here's Bios guide to help explain some of your Bios settings:

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hi all

can i ask what people thoughts are on the Asus P4P800-E Deluxe

is this worth its money
is is any good etc



Answer:Asus P4P800-E Deluxe... Your thoughts?

Well its not a LGA775 mobo, its a 478. If you want a good Intel mobo/cpu, then you need a LGA775. I dont recommend getting it.

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Hi ? Everyone.
I want to upgrade my computer's motherboard
and recently, I got motherboard: ASUS P4P800 SE

I read instructions and I have a question about CPU.

In my computer, I have

Intel Pentium 4, 2.53 GHz w/ 512K L2 Advanced Transfer Cache and 533MHz FSB

I am not sure that my current CPU could fit in New motherboard.
I got the motherboard from mother for gifts.

However, anyone can answer my question ?

In the instruction, it support Intel Pentium 4 but I do not know that motherboard will work fine or not.

Answer:Motherboard(and CPU) question: ASUS P4P800 SE

If your cpu is a socket 478 then it will fit in your new mobo.

Regards Howard

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So I recently rebuilt my system, including a new mobo (Asus P4P800-E Deluxe). Everything seems to be going great except that I can't get any audio output. The Asus comes with audio software that detects my speakers. It knows they're there. I have run test after test, and it can sense them. It even tells me that they're in the right spot! Tried other speakers/headphones with the same result. The volume is turned up (all the way) and I've run several audio programs (as well as the bundled Asus audio test), but no sound...

I can't seem to find anything on the Asus site to deal with this. Anybody got any ideas?

Answer:Asus P4P800-E Deluxe has audio issues


Welcome to TechSpot

What ver of windows?
Chipset Intel 865PE Springdale.
If XP, have you gone to windows update?
It has fixed similar probs with onboard sound with via chipset
and AC97.

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im sorry such late reply well i accidentally deleted my Soundmax file and i have a P4P800 Asus Motherboard, Windows XP ... ive tried the 9 step thing that was posted in earlier threads all was well till i was to open a file at the end where it automatically downloaded all these soundmax files but it doesnt automatically download anything ... and i click the setup.exe and it says it cannot find a driver. i still currently have the soundmax AD 1985 the one from the previous 9 step fix , file only not installed
please if you have soulutions post in this tread
or do not hesitate to
email me
[email protected]

Answer:Help: ASUS P4P800 ... missing sound driver

Use this url - enter motherboard, 478, P4P800 (provided you have that basic model) and then click audio and select the RIGHT drivers file and download it.

This is how I recommend you get set up:

To install drivers from the internet:

go into Windows Explorer, left click on Desktop, then File, then New and then Folder - name the folder XXXDrivers (where XXX = type, eg, AudioDrivers)

go to the site for your driver, find the RIGHT one for your mobo and OS,(click on the nearest site to you if appropriate) and then download button - when asked where to 'save' the download specify your desktop folder XXXDrivers and wait until the download is complete.

Once it is done, clear your screen and click on the desktop folder and then on the file inside - if it is a zip or rar file it will need to be unzipped or unpacked - make sure if you are asked to specify where to unzip/unpack to tell it to do so to the XXXDrivers folder.

Once you are done that, uninstall the old drivers for the device and then select the device and specify update drivers and direct the search to the folder you made (don't let Windows do it).

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Hi guys,

Where can I get the lastest drivers for the p4p800 deluxe mobo? I checked Asus's site, but when I click on the link, it says that the site is down.

I'm thinking it may be that I don't have the latest drivers that when I run the video stress test for Counter Strike Source, I get big rotating ERROR's.



Answer:Updating Asus p4p800 Deluxe Drivers

I have used the automated update program myself but have given up trying to get it to find the drivers. Always ended up with an error message or it said the servers were too busy.
have opted to visit the asus website itself and downloaded them myself to my pc. I then used the update program and pointed it towards my file. It worked fine when I did it this way.

As for the spinning ERROR signs in Counter Strike, got exactly the same myself and I'm using the latest official drivers for everything including mobo n videocard. Anyone know if they're meant to be there cos got no problems when I run the game??!

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I am trying to update my bios. Im new to this method with the floppy since my last motherboard (MSI) had live update. I have read the afudos bios update procedure and it doesnt seem to work the way it says.

The procedure for creating a boot disk does not seem work. I inserted a blank disk and started my computer. At the A: prompt when I type "format a: /s" I get an error something like "bad command". Going to add/remove software (programs in my control panel) does not help since there is no option to create a boot disk there. I can create a boot disk by right clicking on my A drive and selecting format but Im thinking that's not the way to go since it wasnt mentioned in the instructions.

I havent gone any farther because I didnt want to mess anything up. I would appreciate it if you would give me specific instructions on how to do this.


System Specs:

Motherboard - Asus P4P800-e Deluxe
Mb revision number - 1.02
CPU - Intel P4 2.8G
Memory - 2-512M Kingston PC-3200

Answer:Updating Bios - Asus P4P800-e Deluxe

First things first, do you need to update your BIOS. When such a thing goes wrong, you have 90% chances of finding yourself with a dead or completely useless motherboard.

In this kind of situation, the motto "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" really applies.

If you still want to go ahead, get the Windows 98 bootdisk HERE. Get the ASUS flashing utility & the new BIOS file (both can be downloaded HERE).

Extract the BIOS file & the flashing utility on a CD-RW, create the bootdisk & boot on it with CD-Rom support. Once booted, change the working directory to the CD-Rom & launch BIOS updating utility (remember the backup the original BIOS).

Once again, you are doing this update at your own risk. If the BIOS flash goes wrong, you will not get a RMA for your board as it is your fault that it got damaged.

PS. Welcome to TechSpot. Hope you enjoy your stay.:wave:

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I could have sworn my BIOS used to allow UDMA 6 and now I have two SATA drives hooked to my P4P800 Deluxe and the BIOS only goes up to UDMA 5 with the option to set it to Auto. My controller is the 82801EB Ultra Ata Intel Controller. Shouldn't I be running at UDMA 6. The device manager also shows both drives running at UDMA 5. One drive is the WD Raptor and the other is a 80Gb Seagate.


Answer:UDMA 5 with SATA drives - Asus P4P800

I always set my BIOS parameters at AUTO, what do you get for that setting?

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Hi, i have downloaded the driver for the lan network card above and i can not get past the 'continue' stage, has anyone else come accross this please?

Answer:P4p800-vm Asus Lan driver not working-Any ideas?

Please - why do you feel the need to keep starting new threads about the same subject - it gets extremely confusing for those trying to help you.Your last posting on the previous thread said: "I downloaded the audio drivers just fine and the audio works but the network/LAN driver just wont go any further than 'Continue'..." which is the same question you are asking again.You have left many threads on the site which you never seem come back to, and never mark as here

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Hello Everyone,

I hope some of you can help me with the problem below.

My PC is configured with:

ASUS P4P800 deluxe, intel 2.4/
one S-ATA HD [ BIOS shows it as 3rd Master]
one P-ATA HD (connect to MB via mobile rack, use as data storeage, not bootable) [BIOS shows it as Primary Master]

The problem is that everytime I re-insert the P-ATA HD into the system, The BIOS automatically assumes it is the
primary drive, and try to boot with it.

Of course, it fails, the only way to fix this is to go to BIOS and change the "Boot Device Priority" to show the S-ATA is
the first choice.

However, the BIOS doesn't keep this setting. The problem repeats everytime the rack mount drive is removed and re-installed back to the system.

The problem goes away as long as the rackmount drive stays connect to the system?

Most of the setting in the BIOS are ASUS default setting.

Any idea why this happen?



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After about 3 yrs in storage my ASUS P4P800-E Deluxe I tried to start it without success. The CMOS battery had been left in place and was dead. I replaced it. Even though the systemboard LED turned on, the CPU(PENTIUM 4)cooling fan turned as well and the ATI AIW RADEON 8500 graphics card fan was also turning, I got no video signal. I belive the problem lies with the CMOS. Is there anything I can do with this problem? Hooked up to the MOBO is a cd drive and a Seagate 120Mb SATA HDD.


Answer:Asus p4p800-e deluxe booting problems

Try a different power supply.......chances are it will boot right up!
Reseat the memory also

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I've recently built myself another computer and have a problem getting the AGP to work.
I was originally using the ATI Catalyst drivers and I could not get the AGP to work. I would go into their smartgear thing, select 2X/4X/8X (I tried them all) and let it restart my computer to test. Every time I rebooted I got the same results... it just selected AGP off.
I have now downloaded the Omega 3rd party drivers. The card, in my opinion, works better now than with the other ATI drivers; however, I still cannot get the AGP to stick.
I can go in through SmartGart using the shortcut Omega drivers uses and try to select AGP read/write On and it does not work. I can go in through advanced properties (in the display properties) and go to the SmartGart tab and try there. It has "Fast Write" grayed out and turned off. Also, it allows me to only select 4X/8X AGP. It is currently set to off. If I try to slide it over to either 4X or 8X AGP it asks if I want to restart and test it, I say okay and when it restarts it's once again turned off.

I don't understand what the problem could be. My computer must be sickyl. :dead:

Answer:Asus P4P800/Radeon 9600 Pro AGP problems

What is happening, is that AGP Texture Acceleration is not available, due to the Smartgart drivers not being properly installed. I have had this problem with my machine before and the solution is to thoroughly remove the drivers and reinstall them.

that link should help, follow section 2. System Purging

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Hi guys,

I have an Asus Z97A Motherboard/GTX 1080/24GB DDR3Gskill/ 500 GB SSD + 1to HDD and recently when i boot my PC i hear 1 long beep then quickly after 3 short beep.. I've searched in Asus website about the meaning of these beep and it's written that it's a Video card faulty..

But well just after these beep my pc is booting well ! and video card working well too, i've no problem playing games.

The strange thing also is that it's making these beep like 1 time every 2 or 3 days as i shut down my pc every night and when i'm going to work.

Do you have an idea of what i can do ??

EDIT : And by the way here's what i tried,

-Disable integrated graphic
-Clear CMOS
-Update Nvidia driver

Answer:1 Long beep + 3 short beep Asus motherboard

This may be your GPU video card starting to fail.

[Motherboard] Table for ASUS BIOS beep codes

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I restored a previous fully operational xp-sp2 on my pc. When Windows opens up, it cannot find a driver for the ethernet controller.

On the Asus site, I found no specific driver available (865pe chipset). On the Intel site there is a long list of Ethernet Controllers but I don't know which one I should select.

Everest appeared to point to a 3com 3c940 Ethernet controller. I got the driver for it and applied it. The request for an Ethernet Controller disappeared but I still have no connection to my ADSL router.

FYI, I use a Surecom adapter.

Answer:Solved: Ethernet controller with asus p4p800 deluxe MB -

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Motherboard is Asus p4p8000, recently I replaced my old 2 GHz Northwood with this new P4 2.4c, but Huston we have a problem, some-thing is wrong with Major Tom.

Strange things happen, because when I right click on taskbar section or on quick Launch section, Cpu time goes up to 10-30% for explorer.exe and if I do something like watching movie, I will get (if I do right click normally) pause for a second , or some kind of memory or CPU hog.

If I constantly repeat this right click, on taskbar, I can watch cpu times goes like this, 1-2 clicks 20-30%, 3-4-5 clicks 60-70%, 6-7-8 clicks gives me 90-99% and if I just continue to click on right mouse its constantly on 99% and its all on explorer.exe.

Something utilize explorer.exe on right click but what ,where can I find section in registry which is responsible for right mouse clicks and right mouse button menu ore something for desktop ,Active X or God ask what. I don't know what to blame.

Windows 2000 pro Sp4 ,Asus Motherboard p4p800, P4 2.4c, HT disabled, 1gb, Gainward fx56000 with starstorm detonators 56.67 ex, Audigy 2 NX with latest drivers , Intel chip set with latest driver.
I did sfc check and I replaced all files suspicious by Windows protection , I reinstalled Service Pack 4 , I did reinstall NVIDIA detonators, I reinstalled Intel chipset driver , I reinstalled Direct X 9, I tried with IE6 repair process ,I tried with Office 2003 reinstall or repair , I tried with registry cleaners...........

on Microsoft

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Answer:Crazy, Right click on Taskbar gives me cpu hog on Explorer.exe, Asus p4p800

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I recently built my first computer, and believe me it was a monumental task but once it was done it was one of the greatest feelings...anyways!
I have a Asus P4P800-e Deluxe motherboard, with 2 maxtor HD's attached to it. When I boot it up, I get this message:

Scanning for IDE devices......
No drives attached to fastrak controller. Your bios is not installedClick to expand...

After that it does boot up into winxp just fine. I was wondering what I might have setup wrong?

Now I did try to update the bios using the ASUS ez Flash updater. I went to their website, downloaded the most current version, put it on a floppy after renaming it like the instructions said, but it tells me

Error! ROMID is not caompatible with existing bios ROMIDClick to expand...

Any idea's? Thx!

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Hi im newbie here. i have a problem with my Computer Asus P4P800 SE. during hot time or summer it crash or rapidly off or quickly totally off when i play the games (any games like mohaa or NBA2008 or rED Alert and general.). but when during night its ok and no hussle with the games. but when the time between 9am to 4pm it crash after 15 minutes, and when i try to power on it, it cannot power on even if a past for 20 minutes and when i try to remove the 4 wire or ATX12V1 it power up but no display but when i put it back it cannot power up. but when i unlug it to AVR, then plug it again it will power up..
i try to replace the video card but doesn't happen.
i try to replace Ram memory but doesn't happen.
i try to replace harddisk but doesn't happen.
i try to replace Processor but does'nt happen.

i never try to replace PSU.

Anyone know how to solve this problem?

here is the temperature reading on bios 54c on CPU

and here is the reading on Everest. i read it during Night time..


Field Value
Sensor Properties
Sensor Type Winbond W83627THF (ISA 290h)
Motherboard Name Asus P4C800 / P4P800 / P4P8X

Motherboard 37 ?C (99 ?F)
CPU 37 ?C (99 ?F)
Seagate ST3160215A 42 ?C (108 ?F)

Cooling Fans
CPU 2657 RPM

Voltage Values
CPU Core 1.55 V
+3.3 V 3.31 V
+5 V 5.03 V
+12 V 11.98 V
+5 V Standby 5.06 V
Debug Info F FF 7F FF
Debug Info T 37 37 208
Debug Info V 63 C5 CF BB FF B4 0... Read more

Answer:[SOLVED] HELP Pls. ASUS P4P800 SE Crash when play the games


i try to replace the video card but doesn't happen.
i try to replace Ram memory but doesn't happen.
i try to replace harddisk but doesn't happen.
i try to replace Processor but does'nt happen.

Turn off the computer and open the side, blow out all fans with compressed air. Start computer and make sure all fans are spinning. Your HDD is running a little hot, this could mean it is on it's last legs. You say you replaced hardware but it doesn't happen. What does that mean, did you replace the hardware or not? What doesn't happen?

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My current specs...

CPU: P4 2.6c
MOBO: ASUS P4P800 Deluxe
RAM: OCZ 512MB [2x256] Dual Channel Kit ... OCZ400512ELDC-K [rated @ 2-2-3-6] [slots 1 and 3] [PC3200 DDR400]
HDD1: MAXTOR S-ATA 120GB w/8MB Cache
HDD2: MAXTOR S-ATA 300GB w/16MB Cache

I was thinking of adding the OCZ 1024MB [2x512] Dual Channel Kit ... OCZ4001024ELDC-K [rated @ 2-2-3-6] [slots 2 and 4] [PC3200 DDR400].

Some told me it would be ok to do so since all modules are same performance/type. While others, including OCZ themselves, recommended not to, mainly due to some stability issues resulting from having more than 2 high performance modules installed.

I may end up trying all four slots as stated above and see how it goes, if there is problems would probably just take out the original 512 kit and try to sell it leaving me with just the 1024 kit.

Would like some input from the experts here and hopefully learn what my best options are in terms of improving performance.


p.s. No plans for overclocking as of yet, stock cooling all around

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I had to reformat my friends PC's for him and I can't find drivers for the Ethernet controller or any of the other one's that don't come with XP install.
I need advice on were to find them I do have the resource Cd's from dell but the drives on them don't seem to work right.

Answer:Need driver advice for a dell 8300. and a MOBO asus p4p800

Have you gone to Dells site and downloaded the drivers from there?

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I am getting beep sounds when i turn on my dell inspiron n5010.
Nothing is showing up other than beep sounds.
Please help me out

Answer:RE: Dell Inspiron 15 - 3000 series - Beep Beep Beep Pause Beep Beep Beep

Hi Ganny,
What are the exact # of beeps in a cycle? 
Kindly review this chart and see page# 47 - it will help isolate the source of the issue. 
Based on the exact # of beeps, that part would need to be replaced.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private message with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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My laptop here is a Dell Inspiron 15, 3000 series. 
The laptop itself works perfectly fine, I am able to get into windows (which I installed myself, it originally came with Ubuntu). 
Occasionally though, it will do a BEEP BEEP BEEP PAUSE BEEP BEEP BEEP PAUSE (repeats).
This happens on boot and sometimes when I am using it. Sometimes it turns off suddenly when I am shifting the computer around. It's extremely loud.

What is causing this? The sound seems to be coming from around the area the Memory banks are under the laptop, but nothing seems to suggest that anything is wrong.
I took a suggestion and used FN+Power to do Hardware Diagnostics which said nothing is wrong.

What else can I try?


Answer:Dell Inspiron 15 - 3000 series - Beep Beep Beep Pause Beep Beep Beep

I’d suggest that you follow the steps mentioned below and check if the beep pattern repeats.

Switch off the computer.
Disconnect the AC adapter from the system.
Remove the battery from the computer.
Press and hold down the power button for 15 seconds.
Then connect back all the peripherals and check if the beep pattern repeats and reply us with the beep count.

If you still receive 3 Beeps on the system then it indicates System board failure.. You will have to replace it on the laptop.
Please let me know the findings.

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Hi guys.

My friend recently built me a great computer. Only problem with it is that I can?t play War Craft 3 and Star Wars for more than 10 minutes ? the computer crashes and frezzes.

I have the 9500 Radeon Pro card, and the Asus P4P800-VM motherboard. To my knowledge I have the catalyst 3.6 installed, and the latest motherboard driver.

I found this thread here -
, and installed the Intel chipset software utility, but that did not fix the problem.

Any help with this problem will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Answer:Radeon 9500 pro - Asus P4P800-VM - Game crashes - War craft 3 and Star Wars Galaxies

Get all the latest updates for your drivers and software. Also there is now Catalyst 3.7 now, and it may have a few bug fixes too.

Make sure you update the:
direct x
windows os (

Also, fool around with your video card settings.

Additionally, there may be BIOS settings that should be set/fixed properly.

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Sys: W2K, SP4; IE6, 512megs SDRAM, 1.2 gig AMD Athlon CPU, ECS K7SEM mobo, Award 6 Bios.

Problem: Upon system startup, power comes on, but nothing else--no beep to indicated the system has entered POST. After several tries, it will finally beep and the harware will come to life.

Once working it will usually keep working as you'd normally expect as power cycle to work. It's mainly after sever hours of being off and now always, over night that the error occurs--no power to the hardware, until several tries.

History: Recently been hit with many Trojans & viruses. They've made it past my NAT router, past my software firewall and have taken apart my McAfee AV program. But they have been contained, before they could do any damage, so I hoped, except I just got a bounced email yesterday, that shows I have been spoofed and my address book copied and is being sent to. So a Trojan got in.

I have SpyBot S&D, Ad-aware, McAfee VS8, two firewalls going. I have cleaned all the viruses/Trojans off the system, out of the registry with S&D, Ad-Aware, VS8, Trendmicros VS and Pandasofts VS programs. As well as using CWShreeder, MRU Blaster, BHO removers, HiJackThis.
The system is clean. no hidden files, every thing ok. It doesn't seem to be an OS problem.

A week ago, my power supply went out.
I replaced it.
It's since replacing it and getting all the viurs/trojan hits that the problem has begun.

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Answer:pre-POST failure. no beep, sys doesn't go to POST

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Hi guys...

I just bought new PC with ASUS P4P800-E Deluxe MOBO and cannot get MOBO's LAN (Marvell Yukon Gigabit chip) working properly with my Terayon 720x (DOCSIS) cable modem that has 10/100BaseT port. The cable used is standard patch CAT-5e cable supplied with cable modem. Of course, PC and modem work fine with <20$ PCI NIC (this is what I'm using as I write this post ).

I have Windows XP Pro SP2 installed with all the latest drivers ASUS provided on web-site. Gigabit device is visible, can be enabled/disabled, parameters can be set for the driver through device properties etc. Everything seems to be normal except that it will not go into "Connected" status. After enabling it goes into "Network cable unplugged" state and stays there forewer. In XP Event viewer there are following messages:

Event Type: Information
Event Source: yukonwxp
Event Category: None
Event ID: 83
Date: 11/24/2004
Time: 10:11:33 PM
User: N/A
Computer: NONE
Port A is down
0000: 00 00 00 00 02 00 5a 00 ......Z.
0008: 00 00 00 00 53 00 07 60 ....S..`
0010: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0018: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0020: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
Event Type: Warning
Event Source: Dhcp
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1007
Date: 11/24/2004
Time: 10:12:24 PM
User: N/A
Computer: NONE
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Answer:ASUS P4P800-E DLX and Gigabit LAN "Port A is down" problem

Welcome to TechSpot

I am not familiar with your specific equipment, but against the instructions, quite often you need a straight cable rather than a patch/crossover cable (10/100 MBs).

But for 1000-BaseT you will need a Cat-6 cable for it to work. They use more internal wires.

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It seems that almost (yes I said almost) everytime I reboot this computer, I never hear a post beep (yet everything works fine).

Everytime I power-on the computer, I get the post beep.

My old p3 always gave a post beep on every restart, yet this one will not. Is something wrong?

DFI nf4-DAGF mobo
AMD64 3200+
XFX Geforce 6600GT video

Latest BIOS for my mobo is already flashed.

Answer:not always getting a post beep

mine will post beep on start up also but not on restarts I think thats just normal.

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Hi, please help me with this, A friend of mine got a used system that was operating just fine, it is an older system heres the specs...

intel P4 (socket 423) 1.3 GHz
PcChips m920 board
512 Mb pc133 sdram
300 watt power supply
40 GB maxtor HD
Geforce 4 MX440 agp 4x card

ok heres the problem, he wanted to upgrade th evideo card, so we took the one out of anothe rputer he has, the card is a chaintech geforce fx 5200 256 mb agp card. Once it was installed, and we made sure it was seated properly and checked everything else, we tried to boot.....nothing, no beep codes or anything. The fans came on, the drives started up, but screen stayed black and no boot. So, just to double check we put the mx card in, and it booted. I know there is the AGP comp driving settings in BIOS, and it was set at auto. Do we maybe need to adjust that? And if so, to what? thanks in advance.

Answer:No post, no beep, no anything

Did you check for compatiblity on that new card .There are two different voltage rate for AGP 1.5 and 3. something I don't know your MB but if it is older it may not be compatible.

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Question: No Post Beep

My computer turns on, but I get no Post Beeps nor does it display anything on the screens, plz help.

Answer:No Post Beep

I had the same problem with my first build. After reading the owners manual for the motherboard i figured out the mobo was shorting out to the case. I took the mobo with the vid card, cpu and fan installed out of the case, and set it on a wooden desk and powered it up. After getting a new case and reinstalling all the hardware everything worked fine.

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Question: No Post Beep

No Post, No Beep. Bad MoBo?

after reading many threads about this subject i feel i should describe the problem i'm having, to know what my course of action should be.

i don't know for sure what was the cause of the malfunction but it started as system lock-ups and now the computer won't even power up. it seemed like video-card problems at first, because everything would freeze when i tryed to watch movies, and video problems could be noticed. yesterday after trying to deal with this video problem in lots of ways, i tryed to turn the computer on and nothing happened, no beeps and no post. when i push the power button the cpu fan and the psu fan rotate for half a second and then stop. i have to cut the power to the psu and reconnect it in order to try again. sometimes the power does go through but still no beep or post.

i tryed removing the cmos battery (all the removing done with power off in case you were wondering) and replacing it later, changing the jumpers to reset the bios (after doing those things i started getting more power ons than before), taking all out except what is absolutelly necessary, leaving only the cpu. tryed adding the ram, then tryed adding the video card... nothing works. i wonder if the video-card is needed for the POST BEEP to be heard. anyway, the main reason why i'm posting this is because i wanted to find out what is the defective piece here, as i suspect the mobo, the PSU, video-card or CPU (or RAM?).

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Answer:No Post Beep

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot!

Could we get the details of these componants?
A shot in the dark---it might be the MoBo.
Yes vid card is needed, unless you have onboard vid.

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Question: no beep on post

i get no beep when i boot my has a syntax sv400 motherboard. everything works fine so why do i not get a beep. i have tried two different speakers.

Answer:no beep on post

Signal to case speaker disabled in BIOS?

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Question: One Beep on POST

My Dell Dimension 4100 emits a single beep during the POST on every boot-up. Dell Tech support site says it's a memory refresh failure, and to re-seat the memory modules. I've done this, as well as test each of the two modules separately, and have also inserted a third memory module. In all cases I still get the single beep on boot-up. (The PC hangs up regularly, doesn't always shut down properly, and sometimes hangs on startup.)

What else could be the cause of the beep, and how to fix it?


Answer:One Beep on POST

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Question: No Post No Beep

I had a problem weeks ago where my video card would stop responding. ATI Driver tool can recover from this error. A week later after the initial problem occured, my motherboard wont post anymore it wont sound a beep neither. I tried swapping PSUs but didnt help either.

My question is, wont the motherboard post without a video card or with a broken video card? I dont want to buy a video card when my motherboard could be the actual problem

Answer:No Post No Beep

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Question: NO POST Beep!!!

I just put together a Pentium 4 3.0ghz on an Intel D865PERL MoBo. But after I hook everything up, and push the power, the Mobo LED comes on, and all the fans are turning, but I don't get a POST. No beep, no error beeps, just complete silence. I barely know enough to get myself into trouble. If anyone has any suggestions, I will gladly try anything. Thanks.

Answer:NO POST Beep!!!

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Question: No beep after POST

There is no beep after successful POST. Everything is OK, just no beep.
The mobo is Gigabyte GA-7VT600-1394 with Award bios. I cannot see a speaker on the mobo but it is plugged in to the case speaker anyway.

Is this normal for this board?

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My T61 will not post or beep.  Please help. I recently update T61 - 7659-12U with Middleton BIOS and T8300 CPU.  I also cleaned fan during the process.  Everything worked well for a few days but died completely without any warning. Turning power on without battery. the battery light will turn on momentarily and the AC power green light remains on.  No other signs of life (no other lights, no fan, no beeps, no disk movement).  I have tried pressing power button 10x and removing CMOS batter tricks. What do the experts recommend? As a last resort If I have to replace the motherboard, what should I look for? Thanks in advance. 


Go to Solution.

Answer:T61 will not post or beep

If you remove the ram it should beep when you power on, if not, then it's most likely a bad system board.  Did you have any problems before you did the updates/repairs?

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Question: help! no post beep

i've assembled a pc which will not start. it came as a case/mobo/cpu/fan/memory fully assembled. i've added a hdd and 2 optical drives and a floppy drive. when i power up the fan spins and the power light is on and the hdd light flashes. on the screen the memory count is shown and the drives are detected. there is no post beep and when i press del to enter setup nothing happens. it is a good keyboard. i have tried clearing cmos by resetting the clear cmos jumper and tried swapping memory sticks with known good memory to no avail i just cannot get into cmos or any further than the screen which shows that the drives have been detected. can anyone help, please.

Answer:help! no post beep

No post beep!case speaker connected?However if it gets to POST screen where drives are detected then motherboard cpu psu memory are ok.Next it should access operating system from either CD floppy or HDD, depending on how set up in BIOS.There will be an message to tell you which keys to press to enter "setup" something like del esc F10 etc.If your HDD is from an old system has it got an op system installed?If so then the drivers for the old boards will conflict with the new.Either:no op system then boot from CD or floppy and install windowsold op system boot from CD or floppy and format drive and install new op system.

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Question: No Post beep

  Well I reinstalled Win XP and it froze on installing your network. After fifteen minutes I did a hard boot. No post beep and the monitor states Monitor G, Check your signal cable or cpu. I switched the following to parts that I know work, all new, (video card, and mother board). Checked the monitor on another system. It is fine. Still the same thing. The system will turn on and I hear it counting, the hard drives are working and the CPU fan is working.  But, still no post beep and the monitor says the same thing. Now we are down to either the RAM or CPU and maybe power supply?  Or maybe a short in the case. Anyone have any ideas? This is baffeling. As I said, I hear it counting and hard drives spin and the CPU fan spins. But, it turns on just that to turn it off, you have to unplug it. CPU maybe or case or other ideas?Thanks,Don

Answer:No Post beep

is your video card well seated? i dont see how you can short the mobo from just a re-install... im not shure... "calls for raptor or merlin"

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Question: No Post Or Beep!!!

I recently upgraded my comp. More or less I just rebuilt it. The only thing that is the same is a 20 gig hardrive cd drive and floppy drive. I bought a brand new ati 9200 128 mb graphics card. I have a brand new atx case with 500 what pw supply. I have a amd athlon k7vta3 elitegroup mb that's brand new. A 1.6 gig processor also amd that came with the mb also brand new. I know for a fact that the card works cause I used it in my old sys for a couple days. My ram is ddr pc 2700 pin and i have 512 of it I've checked all the leds and everything is connect right I've gone over them a ton. Could it be the bios problem. Anyone have any solutions

Answer:No Post Or Beep!!!

Check the clear CMOS jumper isn't set to clear CMOS some motherboard manufacters set the jumper that way to save on battery life.

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Question: No POST beep

My son put the PC on. It smelt of smoke so he put it off.Later I put it on, no smell but no display. CPU fan spins, RAM LED on motherboard comes on, CD drive lights flashes, hard disk light on front of case comes on. But no display and no POST beep.1. Replaced the graphics card with one from a working PC, same result, no dispaly, no POST beep. Put graphics card back and other PC still works.2. Replaced the PSU with one from an identical working PC, same result, no display, no POST beep. Put PSU back and other PC still works.3. Checked the with another untested monitor, same result.4. Ran test on original monitor result 'test good' signal rec'd.5. Decided that something on the motherboard or CPU had gone awol so this evening replaced both with brand new items.6. Put PC back together with the known working PSU (just in case the original had been the initial problem) from the other PC, and guess what, no display, no POST beep.With no POST beep and no dispaly I don't know where to go next.Anyone any ideas?

Answer:No POST beep

Try stripping it down to a skeleton system out of the case (on the bench) with just motherboard, CPU, heatsink, fan, one RAM module, graphics card, hard drive and PSU. See if you can get a display, Ollyolly.

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Question: NO POST BEEP

Hello.I have been reading with interest some of the causes of a PC to fail to boot into windows, when the usual single POST BEEP is missing.I have this problem, but what i cannot understand is why switching off the PC by holding in the silver button for a few seconds, then switching off the rocker switch on the back of the PC, leaving for a few seconds, and switching back on cures the problem every time - i.e the computer then boots into windows succesfully.I am not sure whether to just keep performing this action or to look at the cause( maybe a memory problem ). As yet i have not run a memory test programme.My PC is a Microland Tech CB150 - Running Windows XPMany ThanksPaul


try doing a C drive check.Go to my computerRight click Local Disk (or what ever you've called)choose the 'Tools' tab.then error-checking and check now.Restart your computer, and it will be done. May take some time thou so be patient   

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Question: No post, no beep

Hi all,

My first post....great place!

I got a friends comp coz he wanted me to format and do a fresh install. He had a bunch of programs that was conflicting with each other. Anyway when I got it I thought I would just try to uninstall some programs. Long story short it gave me a blue screen "stop error". When I tried to re-boot it doesn't post and it doesn't give me a beep. It just turns on for a few seconds and shuts off. Could the power supply be failing?

Any input is appreciated.


Answer:No post, no beep

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Question: post beep

system specs syntax sv 400 motherboard g force 4 64 meg graphics , amd athlon 2200 chip 512 mb pc 2700 ddr ram ,80 gig ibm hard drive, just built this system , all is working fine but does not beep on startup , tried speaker connection both ways still no beep, although this is not a problem in itself i just wondered if any of you had came across this problem before and if so what is the cure

Answer:post beep

If the PC is starting normally apart from no POST beep then the POST has not been enabled in the BIOS.

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Hey guys, good forum you have here, i'm learning a lot.

Normally i can fix a broken pc but this one im puzzled with.

I have a Pentium 3, slot 1 Xblade computer with an Intel M/B which will not display a bios screen or beep. Sorry I can't give more detail, the pc is not mine.

I've rejigged the memory, took out all pci cards, tried another agp card, tried another monitor, removed all IDE's, tried another PSU, renewed the cmos, and then the final step was I replaced the whole motherboard using paper washers just in case it was shorting.

Still the same result, as soon as I plug in the PC, it starts on its own accord and alls I get is the red HD activity light on permanent. All the fans and PSU spin as normal, just no Display whatsoever.

The only thing I can think of is dead processor (rare) or faulty case.

Any ideas or suggestions please?

Answer:Help, No post, no beep

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