Dead Motherboard

By gail
May 29, 2006
  1. Good Morning, afternoon or evening depending which hemisphere you are in, uk here so Good Morning.

    I have some experience with pc's & microsoft but struggling with putting together a couple of computers from several old ones. I have\had a good motherboard which isn't responding when put into a new case, I've checked the power as in put the power pack into another computer and it worked. I can't see a fuse on the motherboard, then again don't know what I'm looking for as have not been able to get hold of the manual. Can anyone suggest what I can do next to test it?


    My sons computer keep throwing wobblies (I'm sure there are evil little pixies in computers that dissapear when I open the case just to find there way back).

    I got the message Verifying DMI Pool Data ... nothing.
    Eventully managed to ghost hiis hard drive, can't remember what stages I went through but got it up and working, shut down and bang back to square one. He has a second hard drive set just to save data, no operating system.

    Any help gratefully received

  2. sw123

    sw123 TS Rookie Posts: 595

    System specs? also, make sure your motherboard wasnt somehow shocked with static electricity. That could be the problem.
  3. gail

    gail TS Rookie Topic Starter

    How would I know if it was because I'd given it a shock and if so what could I do about it?

    The Motherboard is a MS8308EP(266) but haven't managed to get any info on it.


  4. sw123

    sw123 TS Rookie Posts: 595

    Whats the manufacturer?
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