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No missing RAM beep... I did only wait a minute with the CMOS battery out, should I try waiting longer or holding the power button down for a bit to dissipate any charge left?

I have no other computer to test the RAM on as it is DDR3 and the other systems in my home are DDR2 or older. I.E. My Brothers is DDR2, my Dad's system, the one I am communicating from, is a prebuilt from 2003 or earlier.
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Try the CMOS one more time but this time hold the power button down to remove any charge leftover. If still nothing. Its the Board.
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How about a pic?
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Originally Posted by rivaldog View Post
I have not been able to do anything with the disc that came with my motherboard as I have gotten no visual display... Should I have wiped my hard drive before trying to use it on the new system? I believe, if any are required for mobo's, that the HDD still has the drivers from the old mobo in it because I didn't wipe it... And I don't have another way to install windows 7 into it if I did wipe it, which is why I didn't wipe it...

Is it possible that my CPU is dead? Do I need to get the old hard drive running on a different system so I can wipe it and find a way to install windows 7 again? Do I just need to turn on the computer and insert the mobo disc and hope what ever needs to install, installs? What do I need to do?
You may have another problem with Windows 7 booting. If I read your post correctly, your motherboard is new and you're using an old hdd that already has Windows 7 installed. If you're using an "only one license version" of Windows 7 (oem system builders version), then it may not work because it will think your motherboard is a new computer, thus it will not boot.

Additionally, as far as your bios not posting (the bios is on the mobo, not your hdd), if you've reset your cmos and checked your ram, then it seems you may have a faulty mobo. You may have to RMA it.
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Ok, so I took out the battery and held the power button for about 20 or 30 seconds, then kept out the battery for a few more minutes. I put it back in, didn't post or beep with no RAM, tried with RAM, didn't post, tried the other PCIe slot on the mobo, still not posting... So guaranteed that's a mobo problem?
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Yep going to have to rma the board.
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Ok so what do you guys think, refund the board from newegg and save for a brand new board, possibly a different one if I can, or get this one repaired from Asus (which if they can't repair it they will replace it with a refurbed one)? Newegg is offering me a one time exception to refund me my money although I'm past the refund period by 12 days.
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A friend of mine had the same situation recently. He RMA'd board and got another, same problem, 3rd board, same problem. What the problem was? Actually a bent pin on the CPU. Just double/triple check that before you RMA the board. Otherwise, It's just about go to be the board. Unless ofcourse you have faulty RAM. Too bad you have no real definite means of testing.
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post #39 of 46
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Yeah.... Having this much trouble on your first build is horrible, since I have no other builds to test the hardware with... How easy is it to spot a bent pin on the CPU?
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amd pins bend very easily. youll be able to spot the difference. just look carefully.
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