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Okay, it actually booted though? As in you were able to get into the XP installation screen?

I would make sure that all your cables are firmly seated...Power especially. All the clips on the power cables should snap in, seated with the connectors on the motherboard.

Do a hard reset? Remove battery, unplug all power cables, leave the CMOS reset switch on for an hour?

Perhaps those might solve the issue.
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You think? Could have. It's a 660 Socket T that runs 3600 stock--that's only about a 40% OC I guess...
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Okay, it actually booted though? As in you were able to get into the XP installation screen?

I would make sure that all your cables are firmly seated...Power especially. All the clips on the power cables should snap in, seated with the connectors on the motherboard.

Do a hard reset? Remove battery, unplug all power cables, leave the CMOS reset switch on for an hour?

Perhaps those might solve the issue.
Not sure if you missed the part about it doing nothing...I mean it does not start at all. The mobo LED is on but that is all...
I have done hard resets, cleared CMOS, swapped RAM, installed a power switch, used the onboard switches, bridged the pins...

Kind of out of ideas...
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I read it

I too am out of ideas, those were the ones that I had. You know, common stuff, stuff that I would forget to do...I just don't know anything else that can be done.
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Not sure if you missed the part about it doing nothing...I mean it does not start at all. The mobo LED is on but that is all...
I have done hard resets, cleared CMOS, swapped RAM, installed a power switch, used the onboard switches, bridged the pins...

Kind of out of ideas...
Did you even try running it with another cooler than phase?
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Any help is appreciated--just a little dismayed.

I did a real;lllly long Clear CMOS, pulle dthe cables etc and afterwards I was able to get the board to fire up for about 1 second. I was able to repeat that. I unplugged the phase lead from the power switch so that the phase would not be a part of the prob. I use the onboard power switch. I am thinking tht the board gets going and something bad makes it shut right down (like a fried CPU?)

Will a board do that if the CPU is dead? I have not killed a CPU so i have no first hand experience with that.

Unfortunately i have no replacement T that will ruin on the 925XE board. My D collection is not supported...

I have a feeling the board is good and that I killed the proccy.
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post #27 of 87
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Did you even try running it with another cooler than phase?
Nope--it did post--repeatedly--on phase--I tried to load XP but the board would not se the drive. The last thing I did (stoooooopid) was overclock the proccy to 4.5 with the load a profile f F6 thing and that was all she wrote--shut down and never fired up (except as described above)

Any ideas?

Still not sure if I can bring her back to life--the one second whir of activity gave me hope...something I desperately need.
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Nope--it did post--repeatedly--on phase--I tried to load XP but the board would not se the drive. The last thing I did (stoooooopid) was overclock the proccy to 4.5 with the load a profile f F6 thing and that was all she wrote--shut down and never fired up (except as described above)

Any ideas?

Still not sure if I can bring her back to life--the one second whir of activity gave me hope...something I desperately need.
I don't understand, so you tried with another cooler or what?
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post #29 of 87
sounds kind fo like some kind of short to me, atleast in past experiences that was usaully what happened, i would take a long look into your condensation proofing

i had a time when i didnt do it right and the mobo would try to fire but would trip off like it was grounded and it was due to water shorting something out, i saved the board jsut had to redo my weather proofing

i cant say as for sure this is it but you may take alook into it jsut to be sure

edit: jsut a pointer but sometimes when you run into problems its better to sleep on it and try again in the morning atleast thats what i do because i tend to start getting pissed when it doesnt work right
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Are you doing all this inside a case? I say take it all out, put it on some cardboard, run the absolute minimum and see what happens.
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