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Windows 7: New build won't post

25 May 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/x86 Windows 7 Pro x64/x86 Windows 7 Home Premium x64/x86

Instead of a new MB or PSU get a PSU tester for like $15 or less and find out for sure if thats the problem. A PSU tester is handy to have. I have 3 of them.

I think your problem is MB related though.

Let us know what happens.

Good luck.

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25 May 2010   #12

windows 7

well i just tried the motherboard with another 600 watt power supply its work great so im going to to send this one back and buy another thanks for the help again
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25 May 2010   #13

Windows 7 Ulti. x64

AceyR, Thanks for posting your resolution to the problem. Power supply problems are not that uncommon. But can be perplexing. Good luck to you and Welcome to SevenForums.
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26 May 2010   #14

Windows 7 Profession 64-bit

With brand new builds and these problems I always recommend pulling the motherboard to make 200% sure you do not have any extra standoffs (or other foreign objects) under the motherboard shorting it out. Remember, ATX cases are designed to support 1000s of motherboards. The standard for motherboards only says if a mounting hole is there it must be in specific spots. It does not say there must be a mounting hole. So it is common for new builders, and careless experienced builders to put an extra stand-off in the case where no corresponding motherboard mounting hole exists.

I agree also that you may have a bad power supply.

Did you apply a proper layer of thermal interface material?
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26 May 2010   #15


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aceyR View Post
.The power leds are working on the case and there is a light on the motherboard so i know its not faulty motherboard.But when i push the power button all i get is a beep so i thinking it might be faulty memory but would like a second opinion before i drive for an hour back to comp usa.And also i tried breadboarding with just the psu,motherboard and
OCZ DDR3 PC3-10666 Gold Edition 2gb
Welcome to Windows 7 Support forums,
Acey a common issue with builds are the correct placements of the micro pins from the case to the mother board. IE: HD sound connection, the pins that control the power up button etc.
Consult your MOBO manual and diagrams so thet the correct connections are made. If even 1 connection is properly connected power up will fail and the system will not post.
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