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Help getting old ECS board to boot.

post #1 of 5
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Hey, I have 2 ECS P4VMM2 socket 478 boards laying arround and i realy wana get one up and running so i dont have to look at this processor doing nothing.

when i turn it on, all the fans spinn full out and it seems as if it was working just no output or beeps, but the power switch is definately working and same with reset.

i think the board works but i need some help getting the old thing running. =\\

any help would be realy great

theres just so many unlabled jumpers on the board
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The first thing I would do is pull out the manual (or download it) and find out what some of those jumpers are. Maybe something is messed up. Also make sure the CPU fan is plugged in right, because some boards do not start up without the CPU fan in. And if none of that works, check the memory, and maybe the CPU. Either one of those could be toast.
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well, unfortunately the manual is a little vague on what i think the problem is

it doeant have all the jumpers listed either

I already checked all the obvious stuff , Mem and CPU work fine
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What kind of power supply do you have hooked up to it? Maybe the system is not getting enough power.
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post #5 of 5
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its an old 250 watt but this thing shouldnt be drawing too much power concidering all thats hooked up is ram and a HDD for now

there is also no 4 extra pin's that go out of the way of the other 20 for the PSU connection on the motherboard
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