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Overclocking failure- pc works screen no show

By codez13579
Oct 17, 2006
  1. I installed some program on ASUS. first i installed some AI booster i think. I then updated my bios with ezbios somethings. now the screen sometime is a NO SHOW although the PC is running (i can hear it running). also wen the screen actaully does work it says overclocking failure please press F1 to set manually or F2 to load default?

    Do i have to unstalled the AI booster?
    or Should i reflash my bios? do both?

    Or could it be the Asus Live... I saw on the asus website something about u MUST have asus live... before reflash. but wen i went to the instructions on reflash it didnt say anything about that. i couldnt find it so i didnt bother installing it.

    or....
    I have an antec sonata 380watt. it comes wit a FAN ONLY power line. should i have that connected in or to the regular power line? currently the case fan connected to fan only (it sounds lower this way).

    or....
    the wd 200 gb with the OS-WINXP is a sata drive. it has two power ports (one for the orange N blk wire the other for the regular red, yellow, etc), but my seagate 320 gb only got one power port (i use the orange N blk wire). should i have both power plugs in for the OS HD or just the orange N blk wire)?

    Sys:
    P4C Northwood 3Ghz
    P4C 800-E Deluxe
    2x512 ddr kingmax
    geforce fx 5200
    wd 200gb sata (os-winxp),
    storage:wd 250 ide, segate 320 sata, ibm 60gb ide



    THANKS FOR THE SUPPORT. I AM A NEWBIE IN TRAINING
     
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    DO NOT PUT BOTH POWER PLUGS IN THE HARD DRIVE!!!! YOU WILL KILL THE HARD DRIVE AND POSSIBLY MORE!!!!

    Does your pc only fail when it begins loading windows or does it fail sometimes on bios?
     
  3. codez13579

    codez13579 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 38

    the pc is running wen i push the power button. but sometimes the screen will show and sometimes it dont. wen the screen does not show i usually force restart the pc. it would then work. then wen loading up a black screen shows up saying Ameritrend (something like this) it continues to show some words/ kind of detection of the devices located then it says press F1 to set manually or F2 to load default.

    it is before windows.
     
  4. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Try clearing your cmos, your mobo manual will tell you how to do it!!!!

    You will then need to enter your bios and make sure its is booting from the correct hard drive!!!!
     
  5. codez13579

    codez13579 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 38

    thanks for the info on the HD. so wat is the black N orange wire? is it specifically for sata or sata raid. on my mobo it supports 4 sata connections. 2 says sata the other two says sata raid:
    ex:
    sata 1
    sata 2
    sata raid 1
    sata raid 2

    my HD is not config for raid. i have my WD HD connected to sata 1. is this right?

    mobo specs: P4C800-E Deluxe
     
  6. codez13579

    codez13579 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 38

    CMOS. it will say CMOS in my manual. is that short for something?
     
  7. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    I believe it means "Configuration Memory Operating System" and it should be labeled as "clear cmos jumper setting" in your manual!!!! The jumper for it should be close to your bios battery!!!!
     
  8. codez13579

    codez13579 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 38

    thank i found it. only to get the sound to work... umm
     
  9. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Do you mean the pc is now working but you have no sound???
     
  10. codez13579

    codez13579 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 38

    yeah i get no sound from my pc. that is y i am ordering a sound card. cant wait to see the difference but i still want the onboard mobo sound to work. i tried everything i kno too
     
  11. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Have a look through your bios, i think its in the "integrated peripherals" section, you should see something about the sound card. It will probably be called "ac97 sound device" or similar, make sure it is set to enabled!!!
     
  12. codez13579

    codez13579 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 38

    it is enable. after u told me to rest the cmos, which i did, the bois rested. ac'97 was enable, but still no sound i am thinking i burnt it out or somehthing mayb i hit it wen i was installing the extra harddrives of mayb static shocked it, idk.
     
  13. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Try uninstalling then reinstallling its driver!!!!
     
  14. codez13579

    codez13579 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 38

    i tried that too. but i figured out the problem. it was the digital/ analog controller. i had it on digital wen it should of been on analog. the sound now works.
     
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