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Thread: Computer freezes at boot up




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    I can't remember the link, but if you dig through here there was a bios tweaking page that has good info on what some of the setting mean. Of course it's for tweaking so you may just want to read what some of the settings definitions are.

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    http://amdmb.com/

    This site may be able to help ya out...tons of info here

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    I looked at the manual for your MB and it has a darn good selection for what the bios settings should be. So go through that.

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    Just for your info, the bracket lights was like this when the comp hanged:

    R G
    G G

    Thanks.

    i need to fix this.. before i go on a rampage!
    :snip: :snip: :snip:
    (sorry.. just wanted to use these cool icon thingababobs :D )

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    Oh yeh, and another thing. The computer beeps once, and then hangs. That beep during the POST is normal (i think?).

    Thanks.

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    I've tried reapply the cooling paste, tried using another CPU, another video card and another stick of RAM.. all no go. Obviously, the only two left are the mobo and the PSU... hmm.. is it possible for a lack of power to prevent a computer from booting up?

    Thanks.

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    Take out your PSU and get yourself a multi meter. Your gonna wanna test each wire for the power output. Make sure one prong on the multimeter is grounded. Im not exactly sure what they should be, but this is what i do know:

    Red: +5
    Black: Ground (0)
    Orange: Signal Check (possibly +5?)
    Yellow: + or - 12..?

    Thats about all I can remember, you may want to look it up somewhere. If they all match with the right voltage, then you know your PSU is Ok.:D

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    This is what is written on my PSU:

    +3.3V 14A Orange
    +5V 20A Red
    +12V 8A Yellow
    +5VSB 1A Purple
    -5V 0.5A White
    -12V 0.5A Blue
    PS-ON Green
    P.G Grey

    Ok, now how the heck do you use a multi meter? i have 2 voltage settings: V~ and V with a dotted and straight line above it. What do I do?

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    The bios should have all of these voltage checks in one of the options, try looking around your bios, till you find something like...

    +5v : +4.95v
    +12v : +12.05v

    etc...

    If any of the right voltages are in a diffrent colour (usually red) then it means that your PSU is either giving out too much on that particular voltage, or too little, this usually means that you need a new PSU.

    I doubt that this would be the problem, but just make sure that it's alright anyway.

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    ah well.. i just gave up.. gonna return the motherboard and ask for a replacement.. thanks for the help everyone!

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