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Older mobo won't POST

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Alright. So yesterday I found a few misc. parts laying around, Abit BH6, P3 500Mhz, ext., and wanted to see if I could get them running again. I set up a little rig on my table with some other parts that I know work, I turn it on, and it refuses to POST! I've tried everything, different HDDs, different RAM, BIOS clear, but nothing seems to work! Does anyone have any ideas how I can get this to work? BTW I have a couple extra CPUs laying around that I could try, too...
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Do you have a speaker connected to it.

That way you know if ít's giving an error code (bleep)

Bleeeeeep-----bleepbleepbleep = no vga
BLEEEEEEP------BLEEEEEEEP---------BLEEEEEEEP = Ram not detected.

If no bleep code it's either your mobo or your cpu that's fried.
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Ive found that some times old boards dont want to come back to life. I think it may be a capacitor issue or something like switches or contactors that that arent making a good connection anymore. Any way my guess is that your board is bad, but if you have the spare parts lying around to test everything else then go ahead!
    
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