p1945gcm mercury motherboard is not booting

June 20, 2012 at 01:06:12
Specs: Windows xp, dual core
when i power on my PC all CPU fans and other things starts working but monitor displays power saving mode all the lights on keyboard blink once mouse turns on but no display on monitor.
(PC not booting)

i have tried resetting the bios with the jumper but no use
replaced battery no use
please help me i have not changed any hardware parts
when i remove the ram and turn on the PC no beep is heard

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June 20, 2012 at 03:42:00
Having no display on your monitor does not neccessarily mean your PC is not booting, since it's possible that the monitor or the monitor's signal cable may be faulty, and neither of those would stop a PC from booting (you just wouldn't see anything).

Try a different monitor and/or signal cable first to check that possibility.

If a different monitor and/or cable makes no difference (still nothing displayed), tell us how many BIOS beeps you are getting, and whether they are short or long beeps. This helps to diagnose which component is faulty.

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June 20, 2012 at 04:07:57
when i remove the ram and turn on the PC no beep is heard
For u to hear the beep(s) onboard speaker must be present.

To confirm the monitor is working disconnect the vga cable from motherboard or the v-card and start the monitor, if u see no signal message on the screen the monitor is fine and if the message doesn't appear the the screen is bad.

PC not booting
The correct words are PC not posting.

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June 20, 2012 at 07:46:14
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Failing power supplies are common and can cause your symptoms.
Check your PS.
They often partially work, fans and hard drives may spin, leds may come on, yet you may get no video and the mboard will not boot all the way.
See response 4 in this:

If you can borrow a power supply from another working computer, try connecting that.

Mainboard - Mercury PI945GCM

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