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kicom
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2001-11-28T03:55:26Z
I have a problem, I'm not sure either my motherboad or cpu is fried or my harddrive has the wrong jumper on [deciding either it's primary or secondary].

What happens is that when I turn on my computer, I just get a black screen and I do not enter bios or see anything pop-up. Is this due to my motherboard fried up? or Cpu fried up or Wrong Jumper on my Hard Drive?

Thank You for your time.
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Peezy
2001-11-28T04:36:11Z
was the system working properly before you did something, or is it a new system? are u getting power to everything (do fans, hard drive spin up?)? are your video card and processor seated properly?

if your hard drive is on the end of the ide cable the jumper should be set for master.
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2001-11-28T04:38:21Z
Well it was kind of working. I havn't used the motherboard in a year and an half, I just got a new processor so I moved my old one to the motherboard that I got left over. I'm going to check the jumper settings now, I just found out the settings on my hd company's site.
Peezy
2001-11-28T04:42:01Z
what are your system specs? are all the components compatible?
kicom
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2001-11-28T04:55:08Z
yea I'm sure they're all compatible, I'm also sure that one of these are fried but I just want to know which one without testing it each on my other board.

- cpu
- motherboard
- hd
kodger
2001-11-28T11:13:06Z
If you unplug the hard drive and your machine should still post. I'd try that to rule out the hard drive. Other than that you will have to switch parts for the mobo and cpu.
kicom
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2001-11-28T16:43:19Z
Thx for the help!!!
kodger
2001-11-28T18:05:20Z
Sure thing...let us know how it turns out.
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2001-11-28T22:55:52Z
Unplugg any un-necessary cards, check ur ram is well placed on the mobo, check ur video card is well plugged too... reset CMOS...


If still not working, try using another video card instead..

if still not working... Call 1-800-WTF?
etsd311
2001-11-29T01:20:57Z
LMAO! hahaha, great phone number, [COLOR=crimson]BB.
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2001-11-29T23:27:51Z
kicom
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2001-12-02T16:14:13Z
Dun Dun Dun!!! *in a low drumming sound*

I found out the problem and fixed it. How I did it was a time waster... I had to take out my PIII-1GHz and 512MB ram out of my CUSL2 [that also include the power box and all the plugs with it that was in the way]. Then I had to put in the Celeron-400MHz and 256MB Ram and another HD and hook it all back up.

Guess what happened.... It WORKS. [I was like pissed because now I know that it's the motherboard and not the cpu or hd (which is cheaper in my opinion)]

So now I had to go far out down into some small computer shop for the cheapest good motherboard I can find. So I got a Asus CUSI FX [no AGP, AHHHHH, but cheapest with all the components already there]. Then I Installed it and now the computer is back up and running again. STUPID MOTHERBOARD!!! I hate hooking up those LEDS, everytime I see them, I want to CUT THEM!!! LOL. Waste me so much time. What a [censored].

Anyways, thx guys for the help.
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2001-12-02T17:01:41Z
kicom
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2001-12-02T22:19:03Z
Nope, no AGP slot. It's an onboard motherboard. Most onboard motherboards don't have agp slots [unless they don't have an onboard vid chipset]. Since I won't be using that computer to play games, I don't need an AGP slot. But my Geforce 2 MX on my 1GHz would be wasted when I get a Geforce 3 because it's AGP!!! Ahhhh, oh well, by the time I get the G3, the MX is worth nothing [maybe I'll get the PCI version then and stick it on the 400].