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built a new computer today and need help

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by krkm120, Apr 24, 2007.

  1. krkm120

    krkm120 Regular member

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    i built a new a new computer today when i push power it all turns on but nothing shows up on the screen and the computer shuts off about 30 seconds after i push power please help
     
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    Open the box and recheck all connections as well as motherboard
    jumpers (if any)
    If it still fails, try one stick of memory, HD and video,
    nothing else.
     
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    i got the computer to stay on but nothing shows up on the monitor
     
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    Any beeps when you turn it on? Anything more than one beep is
    some sort of error.
    On board video ?
     
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    (it dont beep) i do not think there is on board video but i put a 512mb card
     
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    disconnect all cables to drives. remove all cards except videocard. reseat the videocard & ram. make certain the cmos jumper is in default position according to motherboard manual.
     
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    thank you it worked
     
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