[Nelug] Fried mobo? AM2. Wont start.

James Grabham jgrabham at googlemail.com
Wed Sep 26 17:16:45 UTC 2007

I cant get as fa as BIOS.  It literally will not start.  At all.  No fans,
no beep code, no graphics nothing.

On 9/26/07, Scott Wilcox <sc0tt at x0f.org> wrote:
> Along with what Dougie said, I'd check that the board isn't using 'cool
> 'n quiet' either. I've had many issues with that feature with it not
> even working at times. That lead to the CPU fan not spinning quick
> enough and my machine just dying.
> Scott.
> Dougie Nisbet wrote:
> > James Grabham wrote:
> >> OK, PC randomly sut down, and wouldnt switch back on.  Never a good
> >> thing.  Power light on case works fine.  CPU fan will twich when
> >> power button is pressed.  I tried a different PSU, and the usual PSU
> >> works fine in another PC.  I dont do any overclocking.
> >>
> > Any possibility that it could be overheating? I had this for a while
> > when  I moved my PC onto a carpet, and it no longer got ventilation
> > from underneath. Took me ages to track it down because it usually
> > happened overnight during the virus scan. What was happening was that
> > I had the BIOS configured to auto shutdown if the mobo and/or cpu
> > temperature exceeded a certain threshold. Normally it was ok but
> > during the night when it was doing the virus scan it appeared to
> > overheat.
> >
> > Bit of a long shot, but might be worth checking your BIOS settings for
> > temperature and ventilation generally.
> >
> > Dougie
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