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GA-EP45-UD3P won't post

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a b B Homebuilt system
June 3, 2010 8:44:57 PM

Hello,

I put together a PC about a year ago, and it's been running fine until now. I removed the DVD drive to put into another machine temporarily, and when I moved it back, all hell broke loose.

Now the PC won't boot at all. I get all 6 phase LED lights on the mobo (GA-EP45-UD3P), a loud beep, the CPU fan starts, and that's it. The screen is pitch black.

I checked all of the wires and nothing is loose. I unplugged the optical drive, and removed one of the RAM sticks, then tried one stick in different slots. Nothing happens. I read the sticky thread, and nothing seemed to apply, so here I am.

I'm not sure what my next step is. All of my parts were running fine this morning, so I'm assuming it's something I did wrong, and I'm overlooking. Any ideas are welcome.

Thanks in advance.

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a b B Homebuilt system
June 3, 2010 11:52:19 PM

Check to see if you loosen'ed the video card or memory sticks.
Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
June 4, 2010 12:06:43 AM

thanks for the reply.

I checked both, and swapped the ram. Nothing has changed. What is my next move?
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a b B Homebuilt system
June 4, 2010 12:10:24 AM

I just put in a new crucial RAM stick, and the beeping got worse. Instead of one beep, it's a series of them, and still no POST screen. Not sure if that narrows it down to a RAM issue, or if the change in beeps means something else.
June 4, 2010 1:09:50 AM

call gigabyte and tell them which phase LEDs are lit. Also tell them the pattern of the beeps and see if they can tell you what the problem is. I just had to replace my UD3P and i'm pretty sure the new mobo is dead too :/ 
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