From: Brad on 18 Apr 2010 18:28
"terryc" <newsninespam-spam(a)woa.com.au> wrote in message
: On Mon, 12 Apr 2010 04:51:32 +1000, Rod Speed wrote:
: Thanks for ideas.
: > I'd try it loose on the desktop, you can get a short to case etc.
: Yep, did that. I've seen that problem on previous computers.
: > I'd try it with no ram at all, to see if that changes the symptoms.
: Unfortunately the same. just the fans power on, and responds once to the
: two switches, then zip zilch, not a chirp even, no video signals.
: > Obviously check for visible bad caps.
: None of those.
: Trouble is that I don't have any other 775 mobos or 775 cpus in the shed
: to try those parts out separately. Anyway, might see if the LCS can flip
: me a 2nd hand one for $10 for testing.
Other than the MoBo, if there is no sounds from post I find it to be the
CPU. Remove the ram and see if it posts.
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