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Question: Problem with Motherboard?

Ok, here's a rundown of what happened. My main computer (I'm typing this from my laptop), decided it doesn't want to work.Two months ago I built one, with the following components:Gigabyte - GA-965P-DS3 motherboardIntel E6300 cpu (not overclocked) with Zalman HeatsinkTwo sticks of Patriot memory - 512mb eachDiamond - X1600 Pro 512mb graphics card (ATI)500GB Western Digital SATA hardriveand a cdr and dvd driveComputer working fine yesterday, CPU had been running at about 26-30 deg last time I checked a few weeks ago. Today the computer turns and I get nothing on the monitor. No beeps, no post.I reset the CMOS as per the manual and when I start the computer up again, the computer starts up and turns off after a few seconds, this cycle will repeat ad infinitum if I do not kill the power in back or hold the button in front for ten seconds (or so). Still get no post or any beeps. Tried different RAM, disconnected both the hard drive and the CD drives and still have the same problem.I initially thought my CPU had died (don't see why it would) but now I think there is something wrong with the motherboard. Am I correct with my assumption? Thanks!

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Answer: Problem with Motherboard?

I got the computer to work again!I took out everything but the CPU and when I turned the computer on, I got a series of rapid beeps. So I reconnected everything and heard the familiar beep. It posted asking me to press F1 to continue as the CMOS was reset. XP loaded normally.So I don't know what was wrong, but it works now. Hopefully, I won't run into the same problem again tomorrow :-/ Cuz I sure don't want to have to do what I just did every time I want to turn the computer on. Sometimes I can swear that there are stubborn little demons in there or something... Especially when the computer just doesn't want to work

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Hello,  I had the NVDIA GPU issue. Called the customer care. They hung up on me. Well fine.  I have the 15.4' T61 with WSXGA+ NVIDA GPU and the FRU is 42W7652. I found an ebay seller and he has the FRU 42w7875. I guess if the latter is the intel integrated graphics motherboard, ideally would have any issue in driving this WSXGA+ resolution display.  Please advice. And i turned to buy a Dell XPS 8300, a desktop. I am not going to lose money again on irreplacable parts. Thanks,  

Answer:T61 Motherboard Compatibility help to install integrated motherboard instead of NVDIA motherboard

Intel-based T61 board will drive your existing LCD just fine.

Good luck. 

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Have a Dell 531S Vista 32 bit purchased new years ago. Photos in our photo folders taken by our own cameras mostly 6MP. It is my wife + little kid's computer.  As best I know, from day 1, when using the standard Windows photo viewer to open and look at photos, randomly on the 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th whatever photo, the photo would open as gibberish... assorted blocks of colors.  Close the photo, try again, it would work until the next random time.  Size of photo did not matter.  .5MP or 8MP... the gibberish could happen. After a photo is open, you can keep it open for an hour - no problem.  It is the act of OPENING that triggers it.  Happening for years.  But now...As the kids stopped being babies, became older, they want to play games...  playing simple games would make the fans roar on this simple computer, so I installed a dedicated graphics card.And now... when using the standard Windows photo viewer to open and look at photos, randomly on the 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th whatever photo, the Windows photo viewer closes.  Clearly, the gibberish event has been replaced by the program closing.  Maybe the photo prior to the old gibberish, and now the program closing, opened slightly slowly... maybe. Because the same defect is being seen with a new graphics card, I am wondering if this is a mother board problem?Other than Windows photo viewer, the Windows Media Player Visualizaion that shows photo slideshows of your photos will ... Read more

Answer:Windows photo viewer problem, but is this really a motherboard problem?

What format are these pictures being viewed? Do you have other photo viewer such as Windows Live Photo Gallery?Download MiniToolBox and select all options.A notepad will open then copy-paste the report on your next reply.

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I ordered a computer and ordered this processor:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113007

and this motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128521

I'm just wondering if they're compatible. They work, but maybe they're not working like how they're supposed to?

I got the computer in and put it together and I'm having troubles with it. It seems to run good and whatnot doing simple tasks, but in a game I play (Diablo 3) when I'm in the game my character lags and skips everywhere. It'll go good for like 5-10 seconds, then lag around for a while, then back to normal. It's not the video card because I tested it in my friend's computer and it works just fine. It sounds like a video problem though.

This is the ram I ordered with the motherboard and processor.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231394

The hard drive is my old hard drive, and it has windows xp 32 bit (which I re-formatted and installed with the motherboard). I know my game works with it because I had windows xp 32 bit on my old computer and it ran it just fine, along with the video card. The only things new are the motherboard, processor, power supply, and ram. The video card is almost 2 years old. I'm just stumped on what the problem is and why my video games run so much worse than they did in my old computer. I could have everything ALMOST high graphics and now with my new computer part... Read more

Answer:Graphics Problem? Or CPU/Motherboard compability? (Diablo 3 problem)

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is the surface pro 4 motherboard is my motherboard an x58 based motherboard with onboard USB 3.0?

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hello,
i just got a brand new motherboard because last time my pc motherboard fried for no reason(smoke came out and everything). As i already posted in this website before for help on buying a new motherboard.
this happened when i went to turn on the pc,when it went to safe mode screen it would show xp logo for half a second and then booom blue screen with error messege for one second and it reboots.

So this motherboard that i just bought from newegg,.... well...... i pluged in my hd, my video card, processor and ram all the things needed and off course power.

So when i turned on, bios screen from motherboard comes up and then after updates all the new hardwares it goes to same screen of safe mode, i press go to safe mode and all of the sudden blue screen again... i go nuts so i go get another processor that i had (compatible with motherboard) turn on, same thing happen but instead of blue screen i just gets stuck...

so i turn off and try to turn on but now IT DOESNT WORK ANYMORE!!! the on light stays yellow i press buttons on keyboard to hear any noise from motherboard but nothing goes on, energy does go to the motherboard, because my video card Ati700x fan goes on, i dont know if it fried the processor or something (i checked the processor temp and i burned my finger, i did very little harm but it must have been really high) but iam really depressed that i waited 2 weeks searching for a new motherboard and waiting for it to be delivered and now it just doesnt work.
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Answer:I have a serious problem here, SECOND Time problem after replacing motherboard

Is the new motherboard the same as the old one?
If not then you will have to do a clean install of windows because the OS will not recognise the new motherboard
 

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I would appreciate any advice...The first problem that appeared with my pc was my modem quit working. A few days later my mouse quit working. While I was in control panel trying to add another mouse, my LCD screen went blank. I turned the LCD off and on again--the LCD brand logo appeared, then nothing. But my pc was still on. Is this a motherboard or power supply problem? Thanks for the help!

Answer:Motherboard problem or a power supply problem??

There are two ways of going about testing the power supply.. You can swap in a supply of equal or greater wattage and if the problems go away, then you've found the culprit.  If problems persist, then the board is likely the problem.The other way is finding a voltmeter and testing the psu directly.  If the values measured fall within +/- 5% of the voltages specified then you know the psu is the culprit..See here for the break down of the voltage pinout of the psu..http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ATXDon't bother with the negative voltagesedit: make sure the computer is on, if you decide to test the voltages with a voltmeter

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Hello,

I have a HP DV9700 laptop that has a lot of problems right now, let me state what happened to it and what troubleshooting I did.

1- 2 years ago the laptop started to power up with a blank screen, So i did some research and found out about the problem with the 8600M gs chips, Hence i went for a workshop and he changed the chip-set for me cause I didn't have the money to change the whole motherboard at the time.

2- It worked for a while then the same problem happened again, so I decided that I'll try to implement aluminum foil around the chip-set so that it doesn't heat up, I ended up messing with the motherboard and the laptop doesn't power on ever since.

3- The charger is working properly and the battery is in an excellent condition.

4- Right now I need some help deciding first why won't the laptop power-up preferably with some motherboard diagrams cause I am kinda a n00b when it comes to laptop hardware, After that I need to tackle the VGA problem with alternative solutions and after choosing a solution I need to make anything to make sure that the laptop won't heat up again damaging the MB or the Video Chip.

Thanks
 

Answer:HP DV9700 power problem, motherboard/VGA problem

anybody ?!!
 

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My PC never starts correctly, but once running (XP) has no problems, doesn't crash etc.I've had a dozen different error messages from the bios/Windows: 1. Blank screen, no bios beep2. Long beeps (Phoenix 6.0 bios)3. Award bootblock Bios v.1.0 :Bios rom checksum error4. 'CPU clock or ratio are programming fail previously...Setup CPU host clock again'Pressing the restart button each time eventually gets windows started and checking the file system. (16kb in bad sectors). It's almost as if the PC has to be warm before it will function OK - perhaps the CPU?I've changed the power supply, but the problem persists. Checked the RAM when 1 stick appeared to be faulty, but the problem came back the next day.(2 x 256mb/1x 512mb DDR SDRAM)I assume it's not the hard disk as this isn't used till later in the startup process.Do I have a bios problem? Or the motherboard, or just the battery on the motherboard? It's a startup issue only and the PC is normally stable when running.Tempted to change the Mboard and CPUHelp appreciated.

Answer:Problem startup - Motherboard/CPU/bios problem?

All the signs of a Faulty under powered Power Supply. Fit a Good Spare to try with if you have one. Or use the one you are now using by just switching the Plugs, from one comp to the other with sides off comps

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Hello Guys.

How are you all? I hope you are fine and enjoying a good health. Well, I'm having some problems with CPU Usage. Whenever, I open firefox or others programs, It start up to 100% and that's the reason of me of lagging. Even, I have problem with svchost.exe. It gets like 50-70 % CPU usage.

I'm having 2 windows installed on this computer, one is Window XP SP3 and Window 7 Ultimate x86 (32 bits of course). Windows XP SP3 is installed on C and 7 on Disk D..

When I had installed windows 7, I had no Aeros or transparencies. I roamed on many websites to have a aero on, but unfortunately, after spending time I didn't got it at all. then, finally after a hard working, I got the driver for NVIDIA Geforce fx 5200. (256 MB) ( I know this isn't good). But as I read in some forums, that this card, doesn't enable the Windows 7 transparency. But, I think I'm the one who did it! If anyone wants the driver, I would be glad to give him.

So the problem is up at all.


The 2nd problem is, when I start my computer then it appears like 'System date is not setup' and ' System battery is low'. I don't know how to fix it, since I do something with my computer like putting the ram out and then in, then out then in. like 10-12 times. Because, I was checking rams.

The third problem is that.

While using computer, even Windows XP3 the computer totally get stopped and were unable to do anything except restarting computer.

I would be glad if someone helps me out! thanks!

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Answer:Problem in CPU Usage in window 7 and other motherboard problem!

Problem 1: you have 1 gig of ram - Aero won't work.
Problem 2: Battery is dying, you need to replace it - its the little silver circular part on your motherboard and has nothing to do with your ram.
Problem 3: Even XP needs 2g ram minimally to even function, Win 7 needs 4g+ to work at all (properly)

Problem 4: Your hardware specs are below average for your new Operating systems, consider upgrading to 4g+ of ram 1333mhz or more, P67 or Z68 Mobo w/ Core I3 CPU, a GTS standard video card with 1g of DDR5 memory, 550w power supply and then Win7 / XP will talk to you again.

Good Luck!

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Yeah, yeah. Stupid person comes on here and asks for help with his computer problems.

Around 5:00 PM two days ago, I had started to notice some strange problems with my video rendering, where the games would halt for around 10 seconds every 5 seconds, so I instinctly thought I needed to restart my computer because my computer was probably using a lot of memory. After restarting, the problem still persisted, and I then tried reinstalling my video drivers. After all that, it still didn't work. It was about midnight before I decided to stop messing around and go to sleep.

The next day, at about 2:00 PM, I noticed that my sound deicded to randomly poop out, and refused to work (both the SoundBlaster Live X-Gamer5.1 card and the onboard sound stopped working). I also tried reinstalling the drivers for those, too, to no avail.

So then, I stupidly reformat my C:\ drive, and reinstall my OS, and that still didn't fix anything.

Could this be a motherboard problem, or is there something else I can do to fix these problems?

EDIT: Computer Information:
CPU: Pentium 4 1.5 Ghz
BRAND: Sony Vaio PCV-7732
MOTHERBOARD CHIPSET: I'll have to look up on that.
VIDEO CARD: 8xAGP GeForce 4 Ti 4200 Verto 64mb
SOUND CARD: Sound Blaster Live! X-Gamer 5.1

NOTE: The computer's about 2 years old now.
 

Answer:Possible Motherboard problem?

If you did a format and reļnstalled your os and it's still doing those things you might try to load the bios defaults.

Maybe that helps. If it doesn't try flashing your bios with the latest verion, maybe it's a hardware conflict that has been solved in the new bios release.

Greets Crazy,

PS: Good luck
 

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After much effort I finaly got my computer to boot up with my new motherboard and proccessor. After repairing windows, I still have a problem booting windows XP Pro in Normal mode. It starts fine in VGA Mode and Safe Mode. I have a ATI 9600 XT, and I have installed the lattest drivers off them from my motherboards web site. I have a ABIT KV-80 motherboard with an AMD 64 3000+ that is new to my system. I have tryed taking out the ATI card and using the onboard video card, but my system still reboots in normal mode as soon as it gets to the loading screen with the horazontal bar. Please help, I have try installing all new drivers for the ATI card and the chipset on the motherboard, not the BIOS yet.
 

Answer:Help!!! Problem with new Motherboard!!!!!!!

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Hey everyone, this is my first post here. I've been building systems for years but I've finally come across a problem that has me stumped!

This is a computer I've assembled out of some spare parts I had just pulled from a perfectly stable P4 2.2GHz system and some brand new ones:

PC Chips P23G motherboard
Intel Pentium D 915 (2.8GHz)
ATi Radeon 9500 PRO AGP 8X
Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Platinum
TDK DVDRW 16X
1x 1GB Kingston DDR2-533
Ultra V Series 500W ATX power supply
WD 80GB PATA hard drive
Seagate 250GB PATA hard drive
Windows Vista Home Premium
The mobo, processor, memory and power supply are all brand new.

Here's my problem: I've been using this box for about a week now. I decided to give it a shot with some games: C&C Generals, CS: Source and LOTR: Battle for Middle-earth, to be exact. I can load all these games up and play for a little while, but after 15-30 minutes I'll get a BSOD or just a plain lockup. It also happens when attempting to watch DVD movies on this box.

There is no overclocking on this system whatsoever. I even tried underclocking my RAM to 400MHz and my Radeon to 200MHz but that did not work.

First of all, I tried reinstalling all of my drivers, and I stepped down to Catalyst 7.2 from 7.3 as I noticed a lot of people had BSOD issues with the 7.3 drivers. No success. Tried re-formatting with XP to no avail. Ran memtest overnight and tried Vista again, absolutely nothing. Replaced power supply with a brand new $75... Read more

Answer:Possible motherboard problem?

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

I think you`re probably correct in thinking it`s a mobo problem.

Check the boards caps and look for any that are bulging or leaking. See HERE for futher info.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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i just upgraded to an Asus A7V880 motherboard. Everything is installed properley, and I've installed the drivers that came with the CD.
Everything is fine, other than when I go to play any heavy 3d game such as call of duty 2 or world of warcraft.

It loads up, sometimes plays for 5 mins or so, then a black screen pops up, and the pc restarts. Sometimes the ATi VPU recover kicks in, but most of the time just restarts.

I don't see why this is happening, I have the latest drivers for everything except 5.12 for my ATi 9800pro as I don't like the control centre.

I have 1GB ram, and athlon 2700+

Plleeease help. I don't think its due to overheating, as the processor and motherboard are about 30-40 degrees, and I have a new case with 2 fans inside...
 

Answer:New Motherboard problem

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Sometimes I get a message like "PCI System Error on Bus/Device/Function 0000h" upon bootup in POST, but the system will continue to boot as usual.

Another problem is that the screen randomly goes blank (sometimes, in Windows, sometimes while loading Windows, sometimes even in BIOS). Everytime the screen goes blank, my laptop is not giving any response at all. No matter wat key I typed on the keyboard, or mouseclicks, it just doesnt respond. Even an attempt to eject the DVD tray is met with no respond.

Could all this be due to a problem with my laptop motherboard?

Specs
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- Processor: Intel C2D T5500
- Graphic: nVidia GeForce Go 7600 (dedicated 256MB)
- Memory: 2GB Kingston
- OS: Windows XP SP3
- Make: Compal
- Model: GL30
 

Answer:Motherboard Problem?

If anything, this is probably RAM or Hard drive related. I'm not very sure which because it's one of the first times I've seen this error. But a google search showed that people who got the error that switched out their hard drive and RAM for new stuff ended up solving the problem. I'm not saying this will work for you, but it's my best guess. If I were you, I'd wait for someone else's opinion before you do anything. I don't want to cost you money just because of a bit of guesswork.
 

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Ok here is my problem.
I just purchased a motherboard through neweggMSI Computer Corp. - Product.
I installed one of my 2 sticks of CT2KIT25664AA667 - 4GB kit (2GBx2), 240-pin DIMM , DDR2 PC2-5300 from Crucial.com
The only thing I Changed in my BIOS is the boot priority to DVD drive so i could install Windows XP.
I Then put in my XP home edition CD(pre-service packs) and it loads all the drivers before the installation. But once its gets to the part where its going to ask you if you want to install windows XP, I get a BSOD. The Stop code is pci.sys and followed by 0x0000007E.
So I looked it up online and I tried using a newer XP disk with service pack 3, this only then gave me a different error code. I now got a Stop code of 0x0000007B. I am using the onboard video card until i install windows. I know my ram works fine in my other computers motherboard which is almost exactly the same MSI Computer Corp. - Product. The CPU (Core 2 Duo E6300)worked on my old motherboard(I just upgraded to a faster Dual Core 8500 for my main computer). The hard drive has been formated with my main computer prior to the instillation (it was my old slave so i know its not bad). The only guess i got is that my ram might not be compatible with the new board or Bios. Please give me some ideas and I'm looking for cheap cause I'm making this as a spare computer. Thanks

Answer:Problem with motherboard

Try only 1 stick maybe.

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As mentioned earlier, I am facing a motherboard problem which restarts the machine arbritarily. It is not a normal restart or a restart after a message with countdown to zero. It is a restart directly, as if the power cord is pulled off and then again pushed in.

Scenarios:
This happens during the following operations.

1. When some (not all) video files are running.
2. When the task manager is launched and the processes tab is clicked.

The second scenario happens almost everytime (happens more consistently) than the first one.

I have tried formatting the machine but it happens even in a
1. Fresh OS (WinXP)
2. In other OSs (Win98SE)

Any clues and solutions for this?
 

Answer:Motherboard problem...

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i brought a compaq 157123-102 motherboard (could be a oem version of the mitac 6513wu motherboard) with a p3 1.0 gb processor off ebay. i put memory on it connected my keyboard, mouseand monitor to it (it has onboard video) turned on the power, the cpu fan spins but it will not post. do i need to put it into a case to test it, nothing at all appears on the screen. could it be that i need to connect the front case power conection leads to the motherboard for it to post.

Answer:motherboard problem

Have you checked that the power supply that you are using is fully compatible with the motherboard; just because the connectors match up does not neccessarily confirm electrical compatibility.Best regards,nosbm

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I recently put a MSI K8M Neo-5 motherboard inot my PC with a Athlon 2600+. I formatted mt C drive and reloaded Win Me. It seems fine until I load the VIA K8M800 VGA Drivers. Before loading them I loaded teh driver for my TFT. When I loaded MBO drivers for on board VGA the PC would not reboot. Specificially if#t fros#ze at the point where I think it loads the screen. I have sincer reformatted drive C and reloaded Win Me. Any ideas of what I should do before trying the drivers again?

Answer:Problem with new motherboard

not sure what to do but on mine I had to load chipset drivers first otherwise it screws the system

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Fitting a new motherboard, GA-EP35-DS4, all HDD's in situ, just installing CPU, Ram and Graphics card.

First switch on, got to Welcome screen and froze, restarted now all it does is Start Case fan and CPU fan after 2-3 seconds, runs for 10 seconds and switches off, then restarts and keeps going through same procedure, over and over.

On motherboard is a row of 6 LED's showing CPU loading, all six lit each time it starts,????

I've a horrible feeling the CPU is kaput.

Your thoughts and ideas appreciated.

Answer:Motherboard problem.

Check the cooling on your cpu first, insure the paste is applied.
Reset your bios to factory defaults.
Remove your hdd`s.
Remove all but one memory module.
Remove sound card.
Remove your graphics card. (use internal)
If your computer boots you know the cpu and motherboard is ok.
install one memory module at a time and reboot. Then install sound card, then 1 hdd at a time.
It may be a hdd problem or power problem.

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My computer shutdown just as a file had finished downloading. The file was large around 1.17gb and it was a torrent file that automatically begins hashing after download. However as soon as it had finished my computer shutdown unexpectedly.

When I try to start my computer up no information comes onto my monitior I can only hear the fans blowing very hard inside my computer. This leads me to think this could be a hard drive problem, which I frequently have whenever they get too full and I've had them in the past. However in the past when my computer gets stuck in a reboot cycle I would boot from an older hardrive with windows 98 and defragment my hard drives from there.

So at this point the only thing I can do is press the power button hear the fans roar and see no signal/information being presented on my monitor and then I press and hold the power button to shut the computer back off.

I hear silence on start up.
 

Answer:Possible Motherboard Problem

How old is the computer and you say that your monitor remains blank when turned on; do you hear any beeps coming from the monitor (POST)?
 

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The main specs of my computer are:AMD XP 2400+Chaintech 7KJD Mobo1024 Mb PC2100 DDRWin XP ProTWO HD, 1 120Gb Maxtor and 1 60Gb Maxtor at ATA 100GF4 Ti4600For the last 6 months i have had an intermitent problem of my computer not booting by not detecting the hard drives when i first turned it on. However this problem has slowly faded away recently, and i think it is because the room the comp is in is warmer now. before the room would be very cold and strangly the comp would not boot on the first 3 or 4 attempts.However, coming home today and turning the comp on it boots up saying 'Unknown CPU type at 1700+'. the harddrives are booting fine and the 1024Mb ram is detected. i have all the normal beeps on POST however the processor is only being detected as a 1700+ and i have not changed a thing.i have changed components over time with the comp, mainly processor about a year ago with no problems. the motherboard is approaching 3 years old now. can anyone give me any advice to why i am having the problem with processor detection on boot??any help is greatly appreciated.

Answer:Motherboard and CPU Problem...

If the motherboard is approaching three years old it may be that the battery is on the way out. Go into your BIOS, and check the voltage the battery is running at.

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HI guys im new here and I have a problem..... My computer wont power on...

The motherboard gets power ( i can tell from a green led) but when i press the power on button nothing happens... the power light flikers blue for a second and the cpu fan and other fans turn a quarter of a rotation.

I've tried removing all the componants such as ram, psu, hdd and cleaning them of dust but it still wont power on.

Does anyone have any suggestions as to what i can do or try? any comments will me appreciated.

Cheers
 

Answer:CPU, Motherboard or PSU problem?

Sounds like a PSU problem. Get a good-known one and replace the current one, it should work fine. Make sure the new one is good quality and enough power for your system.
 

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I have a Dell Dimension 4600 that was not powering on, I started by replaceing the power suply. The computer started but with a NTLDR error I tried to recover via recover counsle and few other things to no avail. I put the hard drive in a different pc and was able to remove the files that were needed and reformate it install xp and test the harddrive. I also replaced the memory and all IDE cables in the Dell machine as it as still running slow durring the reformate and install of xp. The computer still takes forever to copy files during the reformate and freezes at 39 minutes in the xp install screen. Could this be a mobo problem or CPU? IM SOOO CONFUSED PLEASE HELP!!!
 

Answer:Motherboard Problem?

I would test the hard disk using a drive fitness testing utility available from the hard disk manufacturer's site. All but a couple of manufacturers furnish them as a free download.

You might also try setting the BIOS to factory defaults if Dell furnishes such a BIOS setting. Frankly, I've forgotten whether they do or not.
 

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Just bought a brand new motherboard (Shuttle AK32A) and processor (Athlon XP 1700+) and have been trying for days to boot up the system. Barebones boot (only RAM, monitor, hard drive installed) goes like this: power on, fan spins, hard drive spins, then....nothing. No "beep" which usually loads the BIOS and starts something on the monitor. I think it's a bad motherboard, but how can I test to be sure?? I have volt/ohm meter if anyone has experience using this thing. THANKS FOR ANY HELP!
 

Answer:motherboard problem??

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ok i have a motherboard i got 1yr ago and i need to find the specs on it and i can find it anywere. could someone help me plz.
its a Gainward model# 6VBA-133A thats what it says on the mobo and i went to the web site and found nothing on it..
 

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I have just bought a new motherboard it is the Mercury Pro 2200 740CDFMx.I have fitted it and connected cables but without memory did not recieve any beep tones I have never had this happen before,I have tried with memory and it still shows dead,tried it out of the case ,thinking it may have been shorting still the same,Can someone give me any advice.
 

Answer:Motherboard problem

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hello,
i just got a brand new motherboard because last time my pc motherboard fried for no reason(smoke came out and everything). As i already posted in this website before for help on buying a new motherboard.
this happened when i went to turn on the pc,when it went to safe mode screen it would show xp logo for half a second and then booom blue screen with error messege for one second and it reboots.

So this motherboard that i just bought from newegg,.... well...... i pluged in my hd, my video card, processor and ram all the things needed and off course power.

So when i turned on, bios screen from motherboard comes up and then after updates all the new hardwares it goes to same screen of safe mode, i press go to safe mode and all of the sudden blue screen again... i go nuts so i go get another processor that i had (compatible with motherboard) turn on, same thing happen but instead of blue screen i just gets stuck...

so i turn off and try to turn on but now IT DOESNT WORK ANYMORE!!! the on light stays yellow i press buttons on keyboard to hear any noise from motherboard but nothing goes on, energy does go to the motherboard, because my video card Ati700x fan goes on, i dont know if it fried the processor or something (i checked the processor temp and i burned my finger, i did very little harm but it must have been really high) but iam really depressed that i waited 2 weeks searching for a new motherboard and waiting for it to be delivered and now it just doesnt work.
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Answer:serious problem with my new motherboard

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So I recently put in a new graphics card for my recently built computer and at first it worked but after a couple of minutes it stopped working and when i would try to turn it out it made 1 long beep and two short beeps. I found out this meant a video error so i tried using three different video cards, I tried a different monitor and different connectors. I also tried resetting the cmos and that didn't help at all either. I also tried the other psi port on the motherboard and that didn't help either.I'm thinking that it may be a motherboard problem and that ill have to buy a new motherboard but I'd like to know if there's something else I didn't think of that might fix it before doing that.My Motherboard is a MSI gaming 970  http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130790My graphics card is a Rx 470 (I also used the gtx 650 and Radeon 8700 I think, which both were working just fine with the same setup before)

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Im new to the boards and am in need of some assistance.

I just replaced my mother board and CPU and when I turn on my computer it beeps. Its almost like it keeps trying to post (same beep repeating itself after a short pause).

Motherboard: K8M890M2-V Socket 939 Micro ATX
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ 2.0GHz Dual-Core
Memory: PC3200 512mb

I've tried reseating the memory, clearing CMOS and havinging nothing connected to the board but the CPU and memory.

Its not turnning on the monitor (onboard video) so I am not getting any error messages.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
 

Answer:Problem with new motherboard and CPU

read: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic60398.html
 

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Hello

I am using intel 810 chipset board with the cpu of 466 mhz . I am getting error in startup
screen please reselect the cpu speed . i have save the settiing of cpu and change the motherboard battery also but the setting is not saved and sometimes display problem also coming in this board . what the issue in the board how can i solve this

Thanks & Regards
Rahul Dua
 

Answer:motherboard problem

Hi friend...

This problem you mention shows up every time you start your PC? When you turn it off do you remove the power cable from the power socket in the wall maybe? It is possible that your motherboard is damaged by incorrect removal of power cables from the socket and can happen if you do it regulary. The ROM (The memory chip on your motherboard) that keeps the data becomes faulty and can get any settings like CPU speed saved.

However in most cases this is not something to be affraid of, it is just a little annoying as you have to set the settings again every time you unplug your computer cables from the power supply socket. If you do not remove them the problem may not show up at all. Just make sure that your CPU speed is correctly identified each time you start your PC (identified both in BIOS and Windows) and hopefully you want have any other problems.

Please be a little more specific about the parts of your computer (for example what is the name of your CPU exactly - right click on my computer and click properties) so we can have a more detailed picture.

If you buy a new computer sometime later and need to unplug it from the power supply socket on the wall make sure you set the switch of your PC's power supply unit (Usually found in the back of your PC near the power supply cables) to off or "0".

As for the display problems we cannot know if it is related if you don't provide some information regarding your graphics card and the problem its... Read more

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Dear Sirs!I need your advice on the possible motherboard issues and ways of their detecting in home conditions  Especially I am interesting in the software to be used and what software info to be interpreted. which could show themselves in the unstable work of 2 different DVD drives with different types of connection, separate cables and different brands of disks.  There were external USB-drive and internal IDE-drive. Ide drive is  connected to motherboard and power block directly. USB was connected to the computer by 2 cables. The issues began with often and sudden stopping of disks recording or erasing.  Only USB-drive was connected firstly.  Its image often desappeared from  Windows Explorer window. But the reading of disks was normal.  I found two main error messages in the Event Viewer.1. The driver detected controller error on device/cdrom02. The device cdrom0 is not ready for access yet.I write to you, because of the doubts on the causes of the problem resolved.  First, the atmospheric temperature of air reduced on about 10 degrees at the same time.  Second, it is unclear why defective or bad working drive could affect the job of the normal one, when they have no common connection? Except of it, I am far from being technician, have no repair guarantee and do not want to bring hard computer to the repair serice. I include the list of my successie actions, their results, information on Bios utility, DVD-RW drives. The sys... Read more

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I was give an old Slot 1 Intel 300Mhz PC with an AOpen AX6BC motherboard. I was warned that it might be a bit "flaky", but it worked well for a couple of years. Last week it would not boot up. There was no beep, and the screen stayed. The person who had given me it said the m/board was probably gone and sold me a cheap AMD 500Mhz cpu and Gigabyte ga 5aa m/board. When I installed the new combo, I still had the problem, but also found that I could not power the PC off from the power button on the front, but had to swith off at the back off the base unit. Now there is just no power at all to the PC. Has anyone any ideas? Is it worth buying an inexpensive PSU? or do I need yet another M/board. Thanxs in anticipation.

Answer:Motherboard or PSU problem

If you're still using the same PSU then it could be coincidence but it could possibly be that the PSU is faulty.

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I just got a new celeron 466 and a PIII mobo w/128MB ram
took all the cards, cdrom and HD's out of the old machine and plonked them in the new case... the problem is that my primary HD (fijitsu 3.2GB) is getting picked up as a 9.7gb so when i get past the POST it says invalid system disk, pleae insert blah blah blah. The other hard drive, (only a 2gb) gets picked up fine, size wise that is. when i boot to dos from a startup disk i can't seem to access either drive (invalid drive specification), any ideas?

(if you need more info just shout)

Oh yes, I just posted this message from the "older machine" using the hard drive(s) giving the problems so i guess that rules out a bad drive.
 

Answer:new motherboard ANOTHER new problem

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Hi guys!
Haven't been by here for a while... Having a bit of trouble googling this.
My old motherboard and power supply got wrecked - power surge. I've got the new board and supply (w/ case) [and an extra 512 stick of DDR400 RAM on top of the other] but I'm having a bit of trouble loading windows. My friend fitted most my components to the new board. Comp turns on OK (though CPU fan's a bit loud), but it says (amongst whatever else) "Windows did not start successfully". My friend took a guess that some data about my old configuration is stored on my old HD. Not sure though, would this be right?

When I choose "safe mode", "Last known good config" or "start normally" Windows begins to load then the system restarts. Any easy solution to this? I'm currently looking for my Windows XP Pro (OS currently installed on HD) disc, I'm guessing it will come in handy... Anyone?

There's no data I NEED, but I would like to keep most. Some I don't have backed-up - didn't have time to before the motherboard got damaged.
 

Answer:(New) motherboard problem

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Hi!
Sorry I'm not sure I have posted in the right forum. I'm having a peculiar problem with Intel 845 GVAD motherboard. The moment I power on the board, both the power supply as well as the processor fan starts rotating, but there is no display. I tried changing the RAM but the problem persists. There was a blue screen error after which I had to restart the system. This problem started after restarting the system, now I cannot even get to the BIOS Screen. Please Help. Is there any way of resetting the motherboard?
 

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Hi,

I have just purchased a Gigabyte GA-G31MF-S2 motherboard along with various other components, its all setup and working with 2GB PC2-6400 ram, i did purchase 4GB ram but whenever i put the other sticks in the motherboard the screen goes fussy and refuses to boot or even leave the BIOS screen.

I have run various memtests on all the sticks of ram and they have come back fine.

I could really use any ideas you guys may have

Cheers

Answer:Motherboard and RAM problem

Install SP1 and update the bios.

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Hi,I have a VN7 - 791G. I wasn't using my laptop for about 2 weeks, tried switching it on and the screen just remained black. The only thing that happened was that the keyboard lit up and that was it. I tried connecting the laptop to a tv with a hdmi cable - nothing happened. I spoke with the service support and they suggested to reboot the battery (in case there is a kinetic energy build-up) but that did not help. Can this problem be from the motherboard or loose connection with the screen? Anyone that had similar problem, please help. The laptop is still under warranty up till August this year.

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Hello
I am using intel 810 chipset board with the cpu of 466 mhz . I am getting error in startup
screen please reselect the cpu speed . i have save the settiing of cpu and change the motherboard battery also but the setting is not saved and sometimes display problem also coming in this board . what the issue in the board how can i solve this
 

Answer:motherboard problem

What are you setting the CPU at? Do you have the Clock speed set also?
 

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I recently upgraded my system to a better CPU and more ram, and also replaced my OS drive with an SSD. One of the reasons I did this was because my BIOS was sometimes, increasingly more often, not detecting my OS drive which was a regular HDD.

Since upgrading everything was running smoothly until today when BIOS was again not detecting my drive, but this time it wasn't detecting any drive at all (all SATA). I powered down and restarted a few times until it detected the drives and then went on to boot Windows 7. Then after a while it blue screened and restarted again, once more not detecting the drives. If I would try to, for example, go in to task manager the same thing would happen.

So I tried removing my ram, only this time the computer wouldn't power on at all. It seemed completely dead. I replaced the ram and removed my second hard drive to try and get at the cables that connect the power button to the motherboard and then tried booting without the second hard drive connected. It booted up fine and I could enter task manager, but then after a while it crashed, blue screened and restarted, not detecting the drives again.

Anyone have any idea what's going on here? It's really weird. Is my motherboard on the way out? Or is the PSU not supplying enough power/on the way out? The motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-G33M-DS2R and about 5 years old. The PSU is a Corsair 550W and the same age.

System is:

Gigabyte GA-G33M-DS2R
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Answer:Motherboard or PSU problem

Thanks very much.

I think I updated to the latest BIOS before I installed Win 7, which was the same time as I upgraded to SSD. I could be mistaken though so I'll check now. I'm a little apprehensive about messing with the BIOS while my computer is crashing and blue screening... at least from within the OS from an exe.

I think I haven't installed the latest chipset and SATA drivers actually so I'll do that.

The thing is, this had been happening for a while with XP (before I upgraded to Win7), but it never blue screened. Which is why I thought it was an issue with the OS drive and hence why I bought a new SSD. Often the OS drive wouldn't be detected but as soon as it was detected it would boot to Windows and would operate normally.

Unfortunately I don't have a spare PSU to test if that's the culprit... Something weird did happen though; after I shut down a while ago the computer wouldn't power on at all. It seemed completely dead. I removed my second HDD and then it did power on, though after a while it crashed/froze, quickly blue screened and restarted.

I'll report back once I've installed the latest drivers...

Thanks again.
 

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My first S939 board happened to be a DFI Lanparty nF3 Ultra. The 939 board with the AGP slot. It worked great and then I boxed it years ago when I won a 7950GT and upgraded to the SLI-DR. I left my trusty 3000+ in the socket, slipped it in the anti-static bag and put her in storage.

Today I dig it out just to mess around with it and an X2 3800+. For some dumb reason no matter what I do the thing wont power on. I stripped it down to mobo box, PSU, and video card. When I flip the PSU switch on the red LED on the bottom of the board comes on indicating 12v power. When I push either the power button or the built in power button nothing happens. I've tried all kinds of things including checking the board over for damaged or blown caps. There appears to be no damage at all to the circuitry of the board yet no dice. Any ideas?

Answer:New motherboard problem....DFI LP.

I've noticed that these 3 caps in the corner get real hot to the touch when the power is on.

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today I purchased a new motherboard (asrock k7s8xe) and cpu(amd 2200) after installing them on starting up i got no bleep but the processor fan and the psu fan were working but it went no further.Nothing came up on screen and i could not get in to the bios.Also the power came on as soon as it was plugged in ,not by pressing the front button.Has anyone any ideas as to what may be wrong .Ifollowed the instructions to the letter.

Answer:new motherboard and cpu problem

Hi ,i could not find much information about your mobo, but you can ask your questions here if you dont get any help from this help room.click here

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please help!
I bought new motherboard installed it and everything else in my pc turned it on and all i get is a motherboard screen then a black screen with white flashing dash.
I have tried pushing DEL or F2 but they wont work. I have also tried putting my windows disk in but disk drive wont read. Please help.

Answer:Please help, Pc problem. motherboard

Maybe reseat your memory sticks till you hear them click into place.

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Hey guys, i've been going through a lot of the posts and can't seem to find one that exactly fits my problem. So I recently changed cases and I installed the motherboard and other computer devices into a new case and forgot to install the base screws. As a result, the motherboard was touching the surface of the case. After installation, the computer work perfectly for two days, when one day it froze and has since then refused to boot. Upon pressing the power switch, the cpu fan and the case fan turn on, but the power supply fan does not. In addition, there is not a beep sound when the system is powered up. I have removed all components and have tried to run the system with just the motherboard, the cpu and one memory stick, but it still refuses to boot. Is this a motherboard issue? If so, i've been thinking about upgrading, nothing too fancy, but what are my upgrade options? Or is this a power supply issue since the power supply fan refuses to start even though the cpu and case fans do? I've also tried removing the cmos battery and putting it back in and that doesnt work. Hope to hear from someone soon. Thank you.
 

Answer:Motherboard or PSU Problem?

Big paragraph

Try BenchTesting it first.
Idealy test with another PowerSupply, but it does seem to be MotherBoard issue
 

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Hi guys,
I bought a new CPU earlier today, not even thinking whether or not my motherboard could handle it. ecs rs485m-m motherboard thats the motherboard I have right now. I put in the new CPU which is a AMD AthlonX4 645. When i turn the computer on it seems to start up fine but nothing appears on the monitor so I removed the new CPU and put the old one back in and it worked fine. I'm unsure if the motherboard can handle the CPU and any help would be appreciated. I've read it could be the BIOS but when I try and update them I get sent to a third party website looking for payment.

Answer:Motherboard and CPU Problem

Sadly it doesn't look like your motherboard supports the quad-core.

From the ECS Web Site

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Support latest AMD Socket AM2 Athlon 64/Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core/Athlon 64 FX processor




The Athlon II x4 645 is a socket AM3 processor.

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I have a custom built computer with AMD Athlon 2000+ processor, 512 MB RAM,and 60 Gig HD, with Windows XP Pro.

My motherboard was an ECS K7SEM, which smoked and burned about 3 weeks ago. I ordered a K7SOM+ replacement board from ebay which came and does not have any video output. (We even tried putting in a separate video card into the AGP slot, it didn't work) I am going to try to get my money back.

I also had to order 2 PC3200 Rams, 256MB each, for the new board. I spent $32 on the board, and $35 for the memory. I also spent $48 for a newpower supply before I bought the used board.

I need a computer, but money is real tight at the moment.

I can buy a Dell B110 computer, which will do the trick for $339 plus tax and $29 shipping.

Or....I can try to get a motherboard that might work for less money than a new computer.The thing worrying me is, that before the board smoked and died, I had an error message on startup saying that there was a corrupted system file.

If I buy a new board and processor, will I be able to start up the computer enough to load new drivers to it, or with the sys file error, I won't be able to? If I had a working computer, I could do a manual restore date which I have done many times. But the board without drivers, and different ones at that, scare me.

What would you do if you were me? I would love to hear it.

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Answer:Motherboard problem...Fix or buy new?

you might want to clean install that might solve the problem, sometimes a pre installed os on a non configured system will cause errors like that. see if you can back up your data or use a fresh hard drive to install a new os onto and try it then. always and i dont care how much tech exp anyone has call the manufacturer before you buy it they built the thing right so they should know if its compatible or not.

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I have a XFX nforce 780i motherboard and it will not post, all it does is sit there with the FF (Boot) message. It started after I loaded the system defaults in my bios. I have tried taking everything out my physx card, GTX 280, and hard disks, leaving only my cpu, memory, psu, and water cooling system. As well I have check the little button cell on the board to see if it was dead and hit the rest button multiple times but nothing will happen. Right now I think my motherboard is just toast. I need help ASAP!!!


XFX nforce 780i socket 775
Intel E8400 3.0Ghz
XFX GTX 280 1GB
Thermaltake 1200W psu
Ageia Physx processor
 

Answer:XFX Motherboard Problem

Replace the motherboard...
 

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Just found out that I have a loose ide connection on my motherboard. It is the primary side and I've been having problems with it detecting my hard drive. if you move the connection, it will boot and show the drives. I booted the system from the secondary cable and it works fine. Can anyone tell me or give me a link to what type of motherboard my Dell XPS T450 PIII takes? I assume that buying a new motherboard would be just as cheap as trying to have this fixed if anyone would try to fix it at all.

Please help
Rick
 

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Can any of geeks explain to me in a full details how to troubleshoot the motherboard or CPU problem for replacement.
 

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Dear Sirs!

I need your advice on the possible motherboard issues and ways of their detecting in home conditions Especially I am interesting in the software to be used and what software info to be interpreted.
which could show themselves in the unstable work of 2 different DVD drives with different types of connection, separate cables and different brands of disks. There were external USB-drive and internal IDE-drive. Ide drive is connected to motherboard and power block directly. USB was connected to the computer by 2 cables.
The issues began with often and sudden stopping of disks recording or erasing. Only USB-drive was connected firstly. Its image often desappeared from Windows Explorer window. But the reading of disks was normal. I found two main error messages in the Event Viewer.
1. The driver detected controller error on device/cdrom0
2. The device cdrom0 is not ready for access yet.

I write to you, because of the doubts on the causes of the problem resolved. First, the atmospheric temperature of air reduced on about 10 degrees at the same time. Second, it is unclear why defective or bad working drive could affect the job of the normal one, when they have no common connection? Except of it, I am far from being technician, have no repair guarantee and do not want to bring hard computer to the repair serice. I include the list of my successie actions, their results, information on Bios utility, DVD-RW drives. The system information is included below.

The following ha... Read more

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Hello everyone! OK here is my problem...

I am trying to build a pc, and found this great motherboard. It seems pretty future-proof...so future-proof, in fact, I'm having trouble finding the right memory. It takes DDR2 800 modules, and supports up to 16gb of ram, but only has for slots. I know I COULD put a smaller sized module in there, but I'd rather put a 4gig one in. Anyone know where I can get one? I'm starting to think they don't exist.

Thanks for your help!
 

Answer:New motherboard, new problem

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i have just recently porchased an MSI KM4M SERIES MOTHERBOARD model number ms-6734 i have also puchased an athlon 2000+ and 256 ddr(2100) i have put it all together and it will only boot up if i set the fsb to 133 if i set it at 2oo it does not work full stop.when it does boot up(only when fsb setto 133) it keeps saying there is an error and the computer has shut down and that i need to check the hard drive which i have done and changed.i cant boot into bios and basicaly at wits end anyone got any ideas as whats up been at it since 1400hrs ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

Answer:motherboard problem

The FSB for that CPU is 133Mhz thats why it doesn't like 200Mhz - it doesn't want to fry

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My 7 years old desktop has some strange problems.
1. When I plug the power cable to the PC, I hear the whistling sound.
2. I see the Ethernet green light ON even though I have not turned on the computer.
3. Sometimes I have to push the power button twice to boot it to the windows. The first push, it shows black screen, only the fan run.
Can someone tell me what is going on with the computer?

Answer:Motherboard problem?

Sounds like a psu problem, though at 7y.o. it could be motherboard too. What are some specs?

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Recently I have been getting the "usb overcurrent status detected" error. It comes up after all the startup screens but before loading of windows. I hit the BIOS button but it will not take me to the setup. At first it would not start up as long as I had the mouse, keyboard, or headphones plugged in. Now I get the error even with nothing plugged in. Recently my monitor hasnt been getting any signal when I turn my computer on.

I am starting to get worried that I may have a graphics card problem too, and I dont have the money to replace that.

I would give more accurate specs on my computer but I'd need to log onto it to find out.

I am using a nvidia 7xxx series card.
Intel core 2 duo processor
p58-VM SE ausus motherboard (written on the board so i could find that out)
2x G.Skill 1g ram sticks

Any help would be appretiated, I have been wrestling with m computer for a long time and I don't want to waste money on what i guess is the problem.
 

Answer:Possible Motherboard Problem?

Maybe this post will help: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/192538-30-a8n32-quot-current-status-detected-quot
 

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I have yet one more problem with the intel dp43tf- for some reason I cannot complete the windows index experience- I am running vista home premium 64 bit and when I run the index it says cannot complete windows index due to operating system error report- i researched and found it is due to incompatible graphics card? I have all types from nvidia 9500 - 260 gts and ati radeon hd 2400 - 5650 and still no luck- the thing is that when I was running windows 7 pro it ran windows index experience fine at all 7.0 Is this a vista problem?
 

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I have an aging ASUS A7M266 motherboard. When installing a new & bigger hard drive I noticed that the tiny fan on the AMD761 System Controller chip (north bridge) was not working. Despite cleaning it still didn't work. I have no idea how long it might not have been like this. ASUS have been less than helpful as enquiries their way only resulted in many e-mails from Hong Kong mostly hoping I had a nice day but little else. The fan housing is fixed to the motherboard so I imagine it needs a proprietary replacement. ASUS are deafining in their silence about being able to get a replacement so can anyone help about getting one or even some advice as to whether I really need a fan. Some models of this motherboard show a heat sink which I could probably get but I'm worried about removing the fan housing. Seems a shame to ditch a perfectly good motherboard for sake of a £1 fan.

Answer:Motherboard Fan Problem

you probably don't need it, you could add a case fan to increase airflow if you wanted.

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This is really pissing me off. First motherboard died, send it away to get warrantied, warranty void because there's a scratch. Buy new motherboard (refurbished) from Newegg, same motherboard and this one actually gives me power unlike the broken one. Problem is I get the constant long beep which is a problem with the RAM. These two sticks, Corsair XMS PC-3200 512MB DDR's worked fine on the other board and now they don't on this motherboard. I think I am going to throw this computer against the wall because it has been nothing but bad luck. Could the RAM all of a sudden just have been ruined for no apparent reason? I do not want to keep sending off this stuff to have the warranty void over something I did not do. The motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-K8NSNXP. Do you guys think it's faulty RAM or motherboard?

Also, when I put in the two sticks, only one of the LED lights on one of the sticks lights up and stays constant. All the LED on the other one don't do anything.

Answer:Motherboard/RAM problem

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Originally posted by Ronado
This is really pissing me off. First motherboard died, send it away to get warrantied, warranty void because there's a scratch. Buy new motherboard (refurbished) from Newegg, same motherboard and this one actually gives me power unlike the broken one. Problem is I get the constant long beep which is a problem with the RAM. These two sticks, Corsair XMS PC-3200 512MB DDR's worked fine on the other board and now they don't on this motherboard. I think I am going to throw this computer against the wall because it has been nothing but bad luck. Could the RAM all of a sudden just have been ruined for no apparent reason? I do not want to keep sending off this stuff to have the warranty void over something I did not do. The motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-K8NSNXP. Do you guys think it's faulty RAM or motherboard?

Also, when I put in the two sticks, only one of the LED lights on one of the sticks lights up and stays constant. All the LED on the other one don't do anything.




I'm not really sure where to go with this one, but I'll bump it so other people can offer they're input.

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This is what I have determined so far:
1. this problem is common with this chipset and drivers as verified by the many posts RE this issue.
1a. It occurs with v1.90, 2.10, & 4.00 of the drivers - actually, it may not have occurred for me on 1.90.
2. it does not depend on what MB it is connected to. I now have an ASUS P8Z77V-LE Plus, but it occurred on my Gigabyte P43-ES3G
3. It occurs on Etron USB3 chipsets also, but the VL800 is more prolific.
4. For the Via VL800 (which I have in a front panel 3x USB3/2 + card reader implementation), if I run DPCLatency I see a periodic (~10sec) latency of about 1800us which is OVER the MS DPC service time specification of 1000us. That latency is totally attributable to this device.
5. The system hang is totally random.
6. I have not observed a hang when a browser was not running.
7. It happens with both IE and FF browsers.
8. It has not hung if I run with a device in a USB3 port or a card in a slot.

My conclusion is that it is a driver issue where the driver never completes the servicing of the DPC so the PC 'locks up'.

The main problem being that my implementation is not from a company I can discuss it with and VIA won't talk to end users.
Therefore, it is not likely to be resolved.
 

Answer:Motherboard problem

I also came to that conclusion some time ago. It's a shame the way they are treating this issue
 

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hi,

i have a Asus P5b and the thing is just right now I ran the asus update tool - and I have a few questions.

1) i had a old version i believe, and there were like 4-3 other versions above my version, i just jumped to the latest one and installed that, do you think that update includes all the old updates too as well?

2) when i installed that update, it "flashed" ok but when i restarted i noticed that ugly logo at beginning (something with ASUS to do) which never existed before? (is this normal?) and when i restart it's different now, you think you turned off the computer, everything stops, it goes completely silent then the fans and everything start working again, i don't think this had happened before, does this happen to you for instance?

Anyawy, after the update, and after going pass that logo I get a error "Overclocking failed, blahblah press F1 for setup or F2 to go back to default settings) so I just press F2 and Windows boot up again.

I think i ****ed up my computer, I am nots ure, I don't want to do. Did the update go well? are the files corrupted? didn't the update work well? what should I do? I can't remember my old version otherwise I would downgrade to that one..

Thanks.
 

Answer:motherboard problem?

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Howdy,

I have recently removed components from my motherboard to try and fit it into a new case, but it wouldn't fit, thus I put it all back i the original case, but now the computer will not boot. I recieve a blank screen and no beeps. I think it is possible I burnt it out via static electriciy, but i was quite careful while working on it. I tried removing components and placing them in my other computer and each component worked except the motherboard. Is it possible to fix it or is my motherboard dead! Also if it is gone, where would i find a replacement motherboard, just to run an intel celeron 433? Is it difficult to find an old motherboard to run this chip or should i just buy a new motherboard that runs celerons to put it in cause i don't really require a faster speed.
 

Answer:Motherboard problem

Make sure your power supply is connected properly, doesnt sound like your motherboard is fried...
 

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Alright I will first start off by showing what my specs are:

CPU: AMD X2 6000+
RAM: Mushkin Extreme Performance Ram (1024mb x2) 4-4-3-10-2t
Motherboard: M2N-E Asus, Socket AM2
Harddrive: 80GB IDE Western Digital, 20 GB IDE Maxtor
Graphics Card: BFG 7900GT OC 256mb
Power Supply: Antec TrueControl 2.0 500W
OS: Windows Vista Ultimate 32bit

So I just got new ram, cpu, and motherboard yesterday. After fighting restlessly to find vista drivers I had finally got my new machine up and running. When it was finally time for me to rest I shut down my machine normally and everything was still okay. However, today I turned my PC on and it turned on for roughly 2 seconds, it made a couple of moans and groans and then shut its self off (No it wasnt the ram beep beep noise). So I quickly cracked open the case and everything was plugged-in correctly, next thing led to me unplugging unneccessary or non-necessity hardware components - Secondary Hardrive, DVD-Rom, Floppy - those let it last a little longer about 4 seconds. I then turned off my power bar, pulled the motherboard battery out, and unplugged my stereo from the power bar. When I turned the power bar back on and ran my computer it now runs for about 30 seconds. However the monitor doesn't turn on and I've noticed usually in the first few seconds of turning on a computer it will give a beep that usually turns on monitor, revs the engines, etc... I dont get that noise.

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Answer:New CPU and Motherboard; New Problem.

Check the video card, and open the case to watch it startup, either a HD may be bad, or what seems to me is a fan may be not working, Asus is notorious for their chipset fans taking a crap, has happened to me already
also some pics of the innerds of your machine will help me look for damages
 

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If you keep putting in cpu s in your computer and they are greased properly and they keep burning out .Is that a motherboard problem.

Answer:Motherboard Problem

How is your airflow and temprature readings?

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I have a system that puts out long continuous beeps, obviously a RAM error. But upon replacing the original 512 DDR1 stick with 3 other sticks (yes, these are good sticks), the motherboard continues to do the same thing. I believe its a possible motherboard issue. Any suggestions?
 

Answer:Possible motherboard problem?

Find out what version of BIO's your motherboard uses. Award, Phoenix...ect.

Then google your BIOs version along with beep codes. You should get a list of different beeps and their meanings that your BIOs specifically uses.

Something like this

http://www.amptron.com/html/bios.beepcodes.html

Good luck ;D

You can post back what version you have and we'll help you out as well.
Hey guys we've been getting a lot of these lately. Maybe we should make a Beep code info sticky, I know there was a post about it before ;D
 

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Hello, I have an Aopen DUW 1608/12x DVD/RW drive. It has always been slow to start, which seems like a motherboard problem because my CD drive is the same but was ok in another computer. But now, sometimes, the drive doesn't find the disk. It asks for the disk to be inserted. When I click on the DVD/RW drive symbol in My Computer and click on explore, for example, the symbol now says the drive is a CD Drive and explore shows that the DVD is empty. If I restart the computer it may correct the problem or if I put another DVD or CD in the drive and open it and then replace the DVD that didn't work it may now work. Is this part of a motherboard problem. I don't what technical info is relevant but the system has an AMD XP Athlon 2800+ with 512 RAM an Abit NF7S2 Motherboard. Windows XP SP2.Thanks for your help. Bert

Answer:DVD or Motherboard problem?

When you look in windows explorer do you see 2 DVD drives ?
How does the dvd do as far as burning dvd's ? I think that it might be the drivers for the dvd as opposed to the mainboard. Do you have the dvd on the primary or secondary IDE port ?
I had something like this happen with a DVD drive. I installed a trial ver of Gear's dvd burner then removed the program. Apparently the program replaced some of my DVD drivers, which was evident when I went to control panel \ system \ hardware \ devices right clicked my dvd drive and selected properties, then drivers tab, then driver details. When I scrolled down there was a driver called something like gearaspi.sys. Gear claims other programs use this driver . Thats why I asked about the 2 DVDs in windows explorer, I had 2 dvd players, and there were a lot of simularities with yours and what mine did plus mine would not burn DVDs. I think the uninstall program removes some of the reg stuff and leaves the drivers behind...anyway they gave me a link to DL a program ( actually 2 progs, the driver one is the one) that just reinstalls all the dvd drivers including the gearaspi, I think it also corrects the registry also. If you can not get yous to work try DL the their drivers may work or make it even worst
I think it was this one

ftp://downloads.gearsoftware.com/upd..._Installer.exe

make sure you get the whole URL and rember I have no idea if it will work or not... if you try copy and paste into your browser

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My current graphics card sucks (PCI 256 nvidia) i wanto install a PCI express Graphics card. but before i do that i wanted to make sure i have a slot on my motherboard. My motherboard is ASUSTek Computer INC. Kelut 2.02 .
There are three white PCI slots in it and one that looks about the size of a PCI slot but it is brown. I was wondering if this brown one was a PCI express or not. Plz someone help me. [email protected] is my email if anyone can find the answer. My xfire is flamingrooster too. thanks
 

Answer:Motherboard Problem

Welcome!

I'm pretty sure a brown slot is AGP, not PCI Express.
Looks like these are the specs to your motherboard here:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericDocument?lc=en&cc=us&docname=c00232956

And here's a picture, is this it?
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...&cc=us&dlc=en&docname=c00069442#c00069442_doc

If so, it confirms an AGP slot.
 

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I had purchased a PCChips P13G+ Motherboard product through Tigerdirect.com. Had no problems with it EXCEPT lining up with the Panel 1 connectors vs. the old ones. My old motherboard had one row of 8 pin holes, 1 of which had no pin (4th pinhole in). From left to right it read POWER LED, HDD LED, DC S/W. I am not sure which is which, and which goes into the motherboard and could not find info on the website of PCChips (just have a picture of the PANEL 1). The actual power button had Red and Black wires coming from it, the hd led (I am 95% sure) has yellow and black wires, and the dc s/w (once again, 95% sure) has green and black wires.The Panel 1 on the new motherboard has 2 rows of 5, the top right being the key (no pin).The top row is labeled FP PWR/SLP + and FP PWR/SLP -, not sure if one of those original three connections goes here. Continuing on the top row is POWER SW + and POWER SW -, and from my understanding this is the main power supply and what I am assuming the RED wire goes to the + and the black goes to the -.On the bottom row, it starts with HD LED + and HD LED -, assuming I connect the yellow to the plus from the original motherboard as it was HDD and the black to the - here.Continuing the bottom row, there is a RESET SW - and RESET SW +, dont think this one is used, but then again I have no idea on this one.And the last pin on the bottom row says RSVD DNU and NOT A CLUE what this is.Thanks for all the help, do not want to mess this one up.

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I bought a batch of FIC 1st Mainboards (370's) and some Celeron 1Ghz processors. All of my PC's were working fine. I installed the motherboards and now I'm experiancing all sorts of problems that SEEM software related but can only be attributed to the motherboard installation. For example, one computer will not get past the POST screen and another keeps getting an illegal operation from MPREXE (which I know seems software related but only started happening AFTER the install).

I've gone into each PC's device manager and there are no conflicts and everything seems to be functioning properly (as far as the PC says). Any ideas what might be going on?

Thanks in Advance,
Anthony Saffer
 

Answer:Problem with new motherboard

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Whenever i run Scan disk from a boot up disk it says the amount of free space is being read incorrectly. I've tried a different hard drive and it still says the same. Is this a problem with my motherboard? And how do i fix it

Answer:problem with my motherboard?

Y didnt u run scan disk on your OS instead running on bootdisk?

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Good evening sir,   I have lenovo thinkpad  Sl400 laptop with centrino processor it's motherboard had shot circuited.And i called to lenovo service  center they told me that they will replace the motherboard. Wil they replace a genuine or used motherboard?     I am from India.       

Answer:Motherboard problem

Hi Abdulateeq,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that you are facing the issue with Motherboard on your ThinkPad SL400.
 
If the system is given to Authorized Lenovo service center, then they will replace the Motherboard with genuine parts, you need not to worry. You should specify that you require new motherboard and not the refurbished motherboard.
 
Hope this helps.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Well, I've put together my computer, but my motherboard seems to not want to use Dual Channel.

The motherboard is:
DFI "LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D"

And the RAM is:
Corsair Value Select (Dual Pack) 512MBx2


Anyways, the problem is whenever I put it (the RAM) in the corresponding slots that should "enable" dual channel, the computer does not boot, or locks up at a certain point (I cannot check the point right now being at school). I sent Newegg an e-mail identifying the problem around a week ago and no response so far, I plan on writting again but I'm posting here as well to see if there is any "remedy" so to speak.

The RAM works fine in Single Channel (slots..1&2 I believe), it's just whenever I have it in dual channel or one stick in channel 3 (not sure if it's possible for it to boot this way, I don't think anything happened) or in slots 2&4 for Dual Channel that it doesn't work.

Any suggestions? Or is it just a fault motherboard?

Thanks.

Answer:Motherboard Problem?

It is probably a fault, as the sticks are supposed to work either in slots 1 and 3 or 2 and 4 to run in dual channel.

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Hi, I've got a problem that just came out of nowhere. When I try to power up my computer, the lights flash and then it turns off. My thinking is that my power supply died, but could it be a motherboard problem? After the lights flash, an LED labeled "RAM LED" stays lit on the motherboard (I try re-seating the RAM but it didn't help). Any ideas?
 

Answer:PSU or motherboard problem?

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my audio drivers was working properly before i performed xp installation. after formatting my hdd now my motherboard not accepting audio drivers. i have downloaded audio drivers from net and reinstall it but still same problem. help me out....................

Answer:what should be the problem if my motherboard

What version of xp you have installed ?Try to install service packTechHowKnow

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there's more than one thing wrong.

there's onboard video on the card. it doesn't work. however, I get output if I hook the monitor up to the video card, instead of the onboard video.

I can power on, and everything reads okay, but it says I don't have a keyboard- even though the keyboard's plugged in, and works fine on other systems.

third problem, after I power it on and off a few times (trying to adjust things to get things working), it just won't power on anymore. this is temporary. after a few hours it works fine again.

if there's something wrong with the motherboard, it wouldn't function AT ALL, right? is it possible it's something else apart from the mb?

rig:
Gigabyte ga-k8s760m
AMD Athlon 3400+ 64
1 gig DDR
Radeon 9800 Pro
 

Answer:problem w/ new rig- motherboard bad?

1st problem . most motherboards are like that the onboard video is disabled when you insert a normal grapchics card.

2nd Problem is it a usb keyboard? If you havent yet loaded windows or usb drivers your pc may have trouble picking it up

3rd Problem what power supply are you running ? as in what wottage
 

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Hello, I just baught a new nvidia nforce 650i ultra motherboard.

I currently have a stock compaq.

Ok well i plug in everything, and this is what happens...

The power button doesn't even light up on the front of the PC. The mobo's green and orange lights come on. The fan for the processor(intel core 2 duo 2.4ghz)/video card(nvidia 7600GT) don't go on. There is nothing on the screen either.
My guess is that this is a power problem. Should I need a new power supply with more watts?
Or is it a problem with anything else?
 

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Hello,

When I try powering on my system the CPU fan starts spinning for like a second then just stops. There is power going to the system and there is a green LED on the motherboard. The motherboard is an intel D975XBX and im running a 2.8Ghz core 2 duo extreme processor. My memory is 2GB Corsair XMS2 800MHz PC2-6400. Can anybody please please help me? Any help at all is greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Please help me motherboard problem

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Ok, I'm at wits end with this thing and I need some ideas from other parties.

I have a p4 2.8e on a P4P800-E Deluxe with 1GB of OCZ PC3500 EL DC DDR. I have the latest beta BIOS installed.

Problem is this. I am getting random errors and reboots in Windows XP Pro. They are very seldom the same errors, although sometimes the recovered from a serious error message shows up. When the computer reboots my second monitor doesn't turn on but it's enabled in the display properties.

I ran Memtest on it and it comes up with random errors. Sometimes it's during test 7, sometimes it's during test 6. I don't get it. Anyone have any ideas?
 

Answer:RAM/motherboard problem

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I have a pc that when i start it it gives me a 3 beeps sound with a pause in between...I asume that there is something to do with the motherboard(asrock) ...any help is much apreciate it....Oh...i had to replace the powersuply...the prevoius power suply had the fan vibrating really bad....Thanks

Answer:Motherboard problem ?

Check in your motherboard manual for bep codes. THey all mean something, but depend on the manufacturer.http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm

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I installed a brand new motherboard in a HP Pavilion dv7 1240us laptop because it was failing with the common graphics chip problem with laptops of that model. The laptop powers up, all the LEDs light up, and the fan runs for about 10 seconds, then stops. The LEDs remain lit, there is absolutely no light on the screen, and there is no indication of hard drive activity. I have double checked the installation steps and everything appears to be right. Any ideas what could be going on, or any tips for diagnosis? Thanks.
 

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I have just replaced a MSI MS-6309 motherboard that was spontaneously rebooting with an identical board. This has solved the rebooting problem but there is now a fault with the new board. If I power it up it works fine. I was able to re-instal the operating system (Windows ME)and the associated device drivers and programmes etc. without trouble. Warm rebooting (using start > restart) works fine. But if I power off and then power on again, I get power to the board (voltages from the PSU are correct), the light on the cdrom flashes, HDD spins up but the POST doesn't run, the PC doesn't boot up and there are no messages on the screen (the video card has been tested in another computer). But the strange bit is, if I leave the PC for at least 3 hours and then power up, it boots properly through to the desktop screen and runs normaly. Are there any Techies out there who may have had a similar experience or have an answer? Looking forward to any replies.

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I get BSOD error all the time (error codes 0x19,0xd1,0xea,0x7e) but hte most common is the 0x19 (BAD_POOL_HEADER).

My sound will change in volume without me changing any controls (goes from low to really loud for no reason). I get electronic echos for no reason, and my left speaker keeps cutting out.

While surfing the internet, my screen will turn off then on during page loads and page scrolling. My monitor also turns to standby and i can't bring it back on.

Is this a motherboard problem or something else (RAM, power supply, etc...)

any help would be great.
 

Answer:Is this a motherboard problem?

Go HERE and follow the instructions.

If that doesn`t help. Zip 5 or 6 of your latest minidumps together and attach them here.

Regards Howard
 

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Just installed a new psu after another just failed and now my computer will not display video or no POST beeps. I know the motherboard is getting power because the heat sink spins and the video card fan does as well. Have tried using only one stick of ram and still nothing if thats the case then i have two dead ram sticks but is there anyway to be sure? Also front panel led turns on for power but hdd light is blank, cd drive is also not working. This is an older system

Motherboard: XFX nforce 630i
PSU: Corsair CX500
Video card: HIS radeon 4650
CPU: Q6600

Answer:Motherboard Problem?

Dry disconnecting the HDD. With no RAM, will it beep repeatably?

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Ok, I have this computer that one day froze up, and after I restarted it, I got a Windows protection error before windows booted up (windows me), and I cant get rid of this message and I cant get into windows. NOW, if I take out this Hard drive and put it into my other pc, it works fine! Even if I put a different WORKING hard drive in this certain pc that gave me the protection error, it gives me the error. Its only in this PC and I cant figure it out, I didnt even think it was possible. Any ideas what so ever on what I can try? I have put 3 different hard drives in this pc and none of them work, yet they all do in there own pcs! Please give me any ideas, I would really like to get this pc working. Thanks fellas
 

Answer:Problem W/ Motherboard?

Try going through this from Microsoft

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=149962

Also Me has a system restore feature doesn't it. Are you able to try that?
 

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Hello,I'm a beginner who recently took to trying to build my own computer.  I have the case, power unit, motherboard, CPU, and memory all installed correctly.  Now, my first problem is that when I start my computer, the blue light and the fans go on, but the speaker that came with my case doesn't beep(at all), and I can't use the power button to turn my computer back off.  The fan on the CPU is spinning, the case fan spins, but there is no message from my speaker.  Secondly, when the machine first starts up, the keyboard lights all flash once, and then they go dark.  Is this more of a motherboard problem or a CPU issue.  Or is it the memory?  I'm new to this and I figured this forum is my best shot at help seeing as how real customer service is a dead art form.  Any ideas?  Am I missing something?  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Motherboard Problem

Well first off, the keyboard lights are supposed to all light up and then go off, thats usually normal. Do you see anything on the screen? You didnt mention any GPU.

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My kids compu has a K7VMM mobo. I tried to upgrade to a athlon XP cpu but it appeared to be faulty and wouldnt boot up....I reinstalled to old CPU (duron 1400) but now it doesnt not want to reboot...I all get is the beep sound...after I played around with the reset jumper awhile it finally booted up
and ran...my daughter turned it off and now I am having the same problems
again, it will not bootup..all i get is the beep sound...how can I fix it?
spec as follows" cpu:duron 1400/512 ddr266mhz/wdhdd40gb/toshiba dvd rom/
nvidiamx420card/motorola wireless lan card

carlos
 

Answer:Ecs Motherboard Problem

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So basically I have been looking every to try and get this fixed and before it wasn't a big problem but now I can't even start my computer without a ps/2 keyboard which is really weird. My problem is when the computer starts it shows the normal bios screen but then it goes to a black page that says "can't find any device" and if I am using my new usb keyboard it gets frozen there with my old usb keyboard it wouldn't freeze, If I connect my new keyboard into ps/2 it boots fine. This is the screen I am talking about getting stuck onI really need a fix for this I am tired of hooking my keyboard up to ps/2 every time i want to turn on my computer. Also my ps/2 port has a couple bent pins and only works if the connecter is bent the right way so its a hassle to keep in ps/2.

Answer:Motherboard Problem I think.

Replace the CMOS battery...Part # CR 2032....Available anywhere including WallyWorld.Do this with ALL power removed from the system.

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A friend has an AMD skt A K7 series motherboard in his computer. This is paired with 2x512mb of ram (one of which was fitted about 4 hours before this happened). It has a XP 3000+ processor, 120gb hard drive and 2 DVD drives. Also it has an ATI 9250 graphics card and a 350W PSU. The problem is an odd one in that I added the ram for him earlier in the day. All worked fine it was detected and he started to use the computer when I left. Then later it died when he had gone to get a cuppa and now wont start up.The computer spins fans when a specific sequence of events are done, the PSU turned off and left for about 5 seconds or more, then turning it on again and pressing the main power switch. The fans spin a few times but not to full speed or stay on.I gutted the box down to the bare parts require for boot. GFX, CPU, PSU, mobo and Hard disk but still the same. At first I thought maybe a nackered PSU and tested that in another PC and it powered it fine. Removed the new ram and still nothing changed.I am pretty sure it is a dead motherboard but puzzled why the fans spin only slightly, I would of expected any problem to either stop them completely or to have them work but the computer not boot. Also there are no beeps or otherwise from the system.Does anyone agree with my diagnosis that the main board must be dead or the CPU? I have not tested the CPU but have no SKT-A processors to test it. Any suggestions? It has to be on the cheap as he is a student and cant afford to be without ... Read more

Answer:AMD SKT A Motherboard problem

Quick bump to try to get an answer before heading off to try a repair.

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I have a asus a7v266-e socket a motherboard.when i am plugging a usb 2 card in it wont recoginse it, and as a result wont install the card...i have been told the mother board could be knakcered even though the pv seems fine.I was considering getting a new mother board. I have a athlon xp 1.7.is it easy to replace motherboard and which one should i get?

Answer:Motherboard problem?

I think someone in the forum once said to check USB in ON in your BIOS

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Well I had a computer with basic Biostar m7vik motherboard, amd athlon 1900+ and nothing else. On board everything but video. I bought a shuttle that i've been using so when I went to the closet and took out the other PC to hook up today I realised i didn't have onboard video (i sold my old crappy agp card), so i bought a cheap radeon 7000 and installled it and tried to boot up.

Nothing happens but a continuous beep from the mobo and an error message saying Drive A Media error, and something else about a floppy. That would have been helpful if i had a floppy drive hooked up to the computer. I've tried swapping ide cables with the hdds, cd roms, making sure everything has adequate power, can't find anything to solve the problem. The funny thing is is that i dont get an error message everytime. Sometimes the motherboard appears to boot fine, other times i get this funky error message. I disconnected all the ide cables eliminating those as being the problem. I can't figure out what this error message along with a continuous beep means. I think i eliminated the new vid card being the problem by taking it out of the comp and booting, i get the same continuous beep. I'm hoping that it isn't the proc or a glitch in the mobo. If anyone knows what that error message means plz respond it would help greatly

Answer:Motherboard Problem

any suggestions would be helpful

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Will intel dh55tc support core i5-3450/i5 2400 and gtx 560/hd 6870??
 

Answer:Motherboard problem

combatantdrip said:





Will intel dh55tc support core i5-3450/i5 2400 and gtx 560/hd 6870??Click to expand...

No, the motherboard has an LGA1156 socket. The processors you listed need an LGA1155 socket.

LGA1156 is the first generation of Core processors.
LGA1155 is the second and third generation of Core processors.

 

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Hello, I have a Lenovo desktop computer and wanted to upgrade it,But I don't know what motherboard I have,When I use CPU-Z it says my motherboard is "LENOVO" and the serial number is invalid.I have the 9686-A12,and my serial number is LKXFHT3The lenovo site has my computer specs:Product support Product: 3000 J205 9686-A12 [change] Operating system: All [change]Original description: Based on 9686-4CU: AMD Sempron? 3600+, 512MB, 80GB 7200RPM S-ATA HDD, no diskette drive, PCI/PCIe Tower (4x4), ATI Radeon X1250, 48x32x48x16x CD-RW/DVD combo, Marvell Gigabit Ethernet, Windows Vista Home Basic 32Although it doesnt say anything about my motherboard,I already upgraded my RAM.Thanks in advance.

Answer:Motherboard problem

What exactly do you want to upgrade on your desktop?





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Hey, I just bought and intel core 2 duo e6300 processor with 1066mhz fsb. The motherboard i bought is an intel D945GCCR with 800mhz FSB along with 2gb of ddr2 ram. Is it a problem that the processor is higher than what the motherboard offers? I put it all together and when i tested it nothing shows up. The fans span but i dont get a signal on my monitor. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

Answer:Cpu and motherboard problem!!!!

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