my computer will power up but notthing else

December 18, 2010 at 11:41:09
Specs: Windows XP, AMD Sempron™ 3100+ Processor/2GB Ram
CPU : AMD Sempron™ 3100+ Processor
(256KB L2 Cache, 1.8GHz, 1600MHz FSB)
Operating System : Genuine Microsoft® Windows® XP Home
Chipset : VIA K8M800 chipset
Memory : 2GB
Hard Drive : 80GB HDD (7200rpm, 2MB cache)
Optical Drive : 48x CD-RW drive
Video : S3 Graphics UniChrome™ Pro
64MB DDR shared video memory

power supply seems to work and the 2 fans inside the computer seem to but running alot faster then normal. i have re-seated every connection/wire. screen remains black and i dont hear any beeps or got any blinkin lights. i looked for led light on motherboard but doesnt seem to have one.

i have a hunch that its the power supply or the motherboard but limited experience so im not very sure. i have read many other posts and tried everything step by step with no progress. Help me! thanks for any help in advance.

jsut tried repalcing power supply with a known good working power supply and nothing changed so im leaning on it being the motherboard.

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December 18, 2010 at 12:28:04
To hear beeps, speaker must be connected on the motherboard. Yeah i believe it's a psu problem. Borrow a psu from a friend and try it.

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December 18, 2010 at 12:47:59
i tried changing the power supply and it didnt work. i knwo the power supply i used was working fine and still didnt fix my problem. what next or is it my motherboard?

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