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Computer will not start

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March 19, 2009 8:01:28 PM

Hi, my computer will not start when I press the power button, not even the fans go on. I changed the alimentation but this has not solved my problem.

The led on the motherboard is on (green led), so electricity is is going through.

The problem started following a freeze on stand-by, I was not able to shut it down by maintining the power button. I finally hat to cut the power using the on/off button at the back. Ever since, the machine doesn't start...

I occasionally had a problem in the past with a "overclocking failure" message when starting the machine. Strange, because I have never tried to overclock.


Thank you for your help.


OS: Vista Home Premium SP1
Proc: Intel Core 2 Duo E6750, 2.66 GHz, 4MB, 1333MHZ FSB
Chipset: Intel P35
motherboard: Asus P5K
RAM 3x Corsair ValueSelect 1GB, DDR2-667, CL5 (original set up: 2x Corsair ValueSelect 1GB, DDR2-667, CL5)
Graph: Gainward 9800GTX+ (G92b) 512MB (original set up: EVGA GeForce 8600 GTS 675MHz, 256MB DDR3)
HDD: Samsung 400GB SATA II & Samsung 750 GB SATA II
Alimentation: 550W OCZ (new, I replaced my 400 W today to try and solve the problem)

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March 21, 2009 3:01:55 PM

you could also try resetting the bios using the jumper's or remove the power cable and the motherboard battery for atleast 5 mins (10 - 15 mins maybe) and then replace the battery and plug her back in. This should totally reset the bios.
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