Failure to post, please help~!!

By mass ยท 8 replies
May 16, 2007
  1. Alright, so I am building my girlfriend a new pc.

    Right now, I have the mobo mounted.
    The cpuy & heatsink installed.
    The ram in place, and all the jumpers and stuff hooked up.

    I think what the problem may be, are the front panel jumpers.

    My mobo's pins look like this for the jumpers...

    [ ][ ][ ][ ]
    [ ][ ][ ][ ]

    There are 4 plugs coming from the front panel..
    [][] - HD LED
    [][][] - Power LED
    [][] - Power Switch
    [][] - Reset Switch.

    This means, the Power LED is missing one pin..
    So when it's hooked up it looks like so...
    [x][x][x][x][ ]

    If you notice, there is an open pin above^
    This is because there are only 2 pins for the Power LED.
    But the plug has 3 places for pins..

    I'm not sure if this is the problem, but it was my first guess..

    My system seems to power up, Fans run and all Leds flash.
    Even my 250mm fan on the side powers up and its Led's burn.

    I don't hear a system beep, and there is no visual.
    So I am not sure what's going on right now...

    Here are the specs and information..

    ATX Case,
    WinFast Mobo
    Amp Memory (1gb x2)
    AMD Socket Am2 4200+ Processor
    500w Power Supply

    I made sure no metal was touching the mobo, and used insulators.
    These came with the mobo, they are plasic screw type things.
    Anyway, if anyone has any ideas of help please do!
    This is urgent this is supose to be a birthday present.

  2. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    WinFast what model mobo?

    What make and model ATX case?

    Do you have both power plugs connected to the mobo?
  3. mass

    mass TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Winfast FoxCon MCP61VM2MA-RS2H.
    Linkworld 313-11 Black/Silver Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

    I wonder if my ram is compatible with my mobo..

    WINTEC AMPX 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 675 (PC2 5400) Dual Channel Kit

    Right now I have..
    The main cable + the small one connected to the mobo.
    And I have my cpu fan hooked up.
    Besides that, that's all the power i'm throwing to it at the moment..
  4. mass

    mass TS Rookie Topic Starter

  5. mass

    mass TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I just replaced the ram in it with a stick of my own "Patriot eXtreme" Ram.
    And it's still doing the same thing, so I am gonna mark Ram off the list.

    What else could it be..
  6. malprecht

    malprecht TS Rookie

    I am having the same problem with my MB, everything turns on (fans and led lights) but the cpu won't boot, i thought it was the ram too but i guess not, they i thought it was the power supply but i only connect the mother board and the same thing (my power supply is 650W), i hope somebody can help you so i can do the same thing :confused:
  7. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    Down and left of your AMD heatsink -isn't that a 4 pin power connector?
  8. mass

    mass TS Rookie Topic Starter

    CCT, that fixed somethings!
    But, there is still no visual.
    Before the hard-drive light was coming on, and staying on constantly.

    Now, I get the system beep, and the hard-drive light flashes.
    Also, my keyboard, and mouse are lighting up now.
    So I know my mobo is not dead.

    But there is still no visual.

    Right now I have a GeForce video card, and an Onboard vga.

    I tried plugging into both and I got no signal.

    I'm making progress but now i'm stuck again..

    Any suggestions?
  9. mass

    mass TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Alright, go me!

    I got it at the bios screen now.
    I can continue installing the os and etc..

    The only problem is I have to use my own ram
    ( Patriot eXtreme )

    Is there a way I can tell the pc to accept the new ram?

    I have Amp 1gb x2 ram...

    If I can't tell the mobo to accept it i'll have to rma it and get more..

    Please help?
    I'm making great progress.
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