K here it goes system specs first Processor - 3.0P4 extreme 800fsb 1mb cache Mobo - Asus P4S800D-E Deluxe Memory - Kingston ddr 3200 1gig HD - Samsung 160gig 100/133 IDE Video - Geforce4 4200 128mb ddr 8x Audio - Audigy2 ZS Devices Connected - TDK 52x burner and a floppy drive Things i have tried so far: 1. Switched ram to correct slots number 2 and 4 which the user guide said were the right ones for the ddr400 sticks i have. 2. Cleared CMOS 3. Switched keyboard and mouse connected from usb 2.0 slots back to ps2. 4. Removed video card and put it back in making sure it was securely in. 5. Moved audio card from pci slot 1 to pci slot 3. Description of problem: When i turn on my tower everything comes on... the fans, the lights, the temperature reading on the front of the case, but the monitor stays on sleep mode... you know instead of the green light it has a orange one... Any help would be greatly appreciated .... thx in advance.