Computer won`t start. No beeps, nothing.

By slfd176
Oct 28, 2006
  1. i'm really confused .. everything i've read posts that ponit to sudden shut down problems to overheating and psu ( cpu 35 idle and 50 max at load...brand new antec true power 430w ) i've tried memory swaps, reformatting , old ide drives .... now it won't turn on at all .... put the old ps back in , it turned on for about 30 sec then shut off beeps no error messages no nothing .. again will not restart.. new ps back in same it possible possible for the mother board or cpu to cause this...thanks

    sorry here are my specs

    amd 64 3200
    xp pro sp2
    msi k8n neo4
    1g memory
    saphire radeon 128mb pcie
    antec 430 true power
    1 36g wd raptor (os only)
    1 300g seagate
    1 dvd burn
    1 dvd read
  2. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

    it is very possible for the motherboard to cause this. try resetting the CMOS, refer to your mobo manual for how to do it properly.
  3. slfd176

    slfd176 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thankyou zephead i guess it's a trip to the store then
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