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hi everyone i have a msi k9n4 sli motherboard but im having trouble getting it to boot
but when it does boot it works perfect
and when i say trouble booting it i mean it wont even get the fans spining u have to smak the case and repeatedly press the power button
now at first i was o ok its just shorting out but no its tight on there but i still to it out and placed it in another case and it wouldnt boot at all ?? lol
so i jsut put it back to the origional case
and yes i have tried various psu's cpu's and ram
any ideas whats going on??
ty
post #2 of 5
have you tried it with only the power switch connected to the jumper? you could also try manually jumping the +/- on the power switch front panel header... if it works, then you know its the power switch on both cases.

another thought, thats an older board, there could be some corrosion in the 24 pin psu connector? walmart sells electronics cleaner thats non conductive and evaporates fast (its usually near the brake cleaner- which also would work, just give it time to dry)
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ya its not the power swithches as it is also hard to jump it with a screwdriver lol hmm im willing to try the cleaner do u happen to have a nameof the cleaner ? ty
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its called "electronics connector cleaner", ive used "brak-leen" brake cleaner also - both are in the auto department at walmart and autozone, advance, etc...
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Read this topic , it may be a similar case -> http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...andomly-5.html

Simply the capacitors got old.Either you replace them ,either get a new system.

Post some pictures with the capacitors if you can.If there is written Teapo on them most probable they need to be changed.
You can ask for more help here -> http://forum-en.msi.com/
   
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