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So after restarting my computer it freezes on the POST screen. I think nothing of it, it's happened before when I restarted the computer while in the processor POSTing. I turn it off for a moment and turn it again, same thing. I turn it off and clear CMOS. Now it doesn't even POST, just fans come on. No hard drive activity, nothing. While I was clearing the CMOS, I decided to take the video card out and apply some Arctic Silver to it to replace the stock thermal pads. I'm positive it's not the problem because the system still doesn't POST when the card isn't installed or when I install a PCI video card. I originally thought maybe I chipped the chipset because the fan sits on it weird, pulled it off, looks fine, also went ahead and applies Arctic Silver. I'm at a loss, I've unplugged and removed everything, still nothing. No hard drive activity (they don't even spin up), just the fans come on. I'm afraid the motherboard may have died... somehow? Biggie problem, if anyone has an suggestions, let's hear 'em.
    
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Originally Posted by YiffyGriffy

So after restarting my computer it freezes on the POST screen. I think nothing of it, it's happened before when I restarted the computer while in the processor POSTing. I turn it off for a moment and turn it again, same thing. I turn it off and clear CMOS. Now it doesn't even POST, just fans come on. No hard drive activity, nothing. While I was clearing the CMOS, I decided to take the video card out and apply some Arctic Silver to it to replace the stock thermal pads. I'm positive it's not the problem because the system still doesn't POST when the card isn't installed or when I install a PCI video card. I originally thought maybe I chipped the chipset because the fan sits on it weird, pulled it off, looks fine, also went ahead and applies Arctic Silver. I'm at a loss, I've unplugged and removed everything, still nothing. No hard drive activity (they don't even spin up), just the fans come on. I'm afraid the motherboard may have died... somehow? Biggie problem, if anyone has an suggestions, let's hear 'em.
http://www.overclock.net/636229-post27.html

http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...nt-boot-3.html

That will likely solve your problem.. My computer was doing exactly what yours was doing.. Seems like these Asus's are trouble
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I had that happen to me today, had to take one of the ram sticks out, go figure??
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I had that happen to me today, had to take one of the ram sticks out, go figure??
That can't be good, thats exactly how Yiffy's DFI went down hill...
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That can't be good, thats exactly how Yiffy's DFI went down hill...


I put it back in, so far no problem, its folding now 8 hours.
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Originally Posted by jrabb1920
I had that happen to me today, had to take one of the ram sticks out, go figure??
I'll try that next... and if that's what fixes it, I officially declare my luck with computers to be the worst of all and I'm boxing it all up and returning it...
    
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Originally Posted by YiffyGriffy
I'll try that next... and if that's what fixes it, I officially declare my luck with computers to be the worst of all and I'm boxing it all up and returning it...
Buy a Dell
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Yiffy have changed the northbridge cooler. The same happenened to me when i set the waterblock on . If you have try reseating and loosen slightly any major pressure and no post
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Any update?
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No luck. Letting it "clear CMOS" for thirty minutes gave me nothin. Pulling the RAM out gives the correct POST beep error, putting it back in I'm back to nothing. And I'm still using the stock cooler...
    
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