Hobbla Posted January 14, 2006 Posted January 14, 2006 This past week I recieved all the parts for my new rig (specs are in sig). I have all components plugged in currently, I have the 24pin (20+4E), 4pin P4+ (in the 12v+), and Floppy power cord all plugged into the motherboard. When I turn it on the Standby and DDR LEDs come on, there's a beep, and it goes to the Infinity logo screen. But then my DVD drive just opens and no matter what I put in there (mobo driver cd, XP install cd, HDD cd) it opens up 5sec later. Now, I don't think it's a problem with the DVD drive or its connectors, as I've disconnected it and it still hangs at the Infinity logo. I've been able to clear the CMOS a few times and get into the bios but I can't seem to do it anymore. My keyboard (I plugged in both a USB and PS/2) doesn't seem to be responding at the screen either. One thing I'm thinking may be conflicting is that the HDD I'm using is from another computer. It's alreadly formatted for XP, although it's not the drive with OS on it, just a secondary storage one. Should I un-format it or something? I planned on just running the XP install cd and formatting over it. I just tried using an IDE drive that has an OS installed on it but that doesn't seem to make a difference though. I had a PC tech support friend look at my setup and such and he couldn't find anything wrong with what I've plugged in. He thinks maybe something shorted or burned out because it's stopping before it gets into the BIOS. If needed I'll post a pic of my mobo setup to see if I did anything amazingly stupid that you can't tell from my description already. Thanks guys, I appreciate any help. Quote Share this post Link to post Share on other sites More sharing options...
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