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Thread: Problems

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2005

    Default Problems

    System spec:

    Asus A7N8X-X
    AMD XP 1800+
    GeForce Ti4600
    256MB (Cheap RAM :P)

    Yesterday was playing a few games with some mates, untill my friend decided to mix and match a bunch of ram, ever sinvce his pc has turned on automatically when plugged into the main stream.

    The bigger problem is we get nothing on the monitor, it just stays on standby, fans are running etc, but still nothing on screen.

    Has anyone else experienced this problem before?


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Texas, USA

    Default Re: Problems

    Your friend might want to go back to the original RAM cinfiguration and see if it works again. Also, is there a system speaker hooked up to the proper pinout location on the mainboard? Odds are good that there should be some sort of beep code that can help troubleshoot the problem. And as always, if you add memory to a slot that has been empty for a long time, you should get some canned air or similar to clean out the slot as dust can settle in and keep modules from being properly read and used by the system.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Fincastle, IN, USA

    Default Re: Problems

    When coming on automatically, that typically indicates a short somewhere.

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