[thelist] grounding + shorts (installing hardware)

Todd Richards todd at promisingsites.com
Thu Sep 8 11:13:01 CDT 2005

Did the motherboard come with the CPU in it, or did you install it?  Make
sure that is fully seated, as is your RAM.    


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Subject: [thelist] grounding + shorts (installing hardware)

Just bought:
ASUS K8V-X motherboard
AMD Semperon 3000+
1 Gig Corsair Ram (pc3200) 512mbx2
eVGA nVidia FX5200 128Mb Video Card

However, I'm not getting a "post beep" when I bootup.
Fans and drives are powered, and motherboard light is
on, but no video signal, and no post beeps.

Local computer shop said it was a defective
motherboard (worked with new MB). I also read about
grounding myself may be the problem, not sure how to
do this though.

Any ideas on looking for shorts on the motherboard?
Not sure what to look for.

Anthony Ettinger
ph: (408) 656-2473
blog: http://www.chovy.com

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