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I recentley changed cases and now my sig rig wont boot. At first it would get stuck at the Window loading stage now it just hangs just before you get there. Ive tried differetn sticks of RAM (12 and 3 gig sets) and setting my Bios back to default settings. Now I cant even boot to the CD-Drive. any ideas as to what may be going on ?
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post #2 of 14
Remove everything but your hd/mem/gpu and give it a go.
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Can you get into the BIOS ok ???
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Originally Posted by wiggy2k7 View Post
Can you get into the BIOS ok ???
Yeh I can get into teh Bios and I can reset everything to default. When I get home im gonan try 1 hdd and 1 stick of ram, 1 gpu and see what happens. Its very wierd.
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post #5 of 14
CPU, you mean? You need CPU to boot, not GPU.

I would clear CMOS after unplugging everything except the essentials.
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CPU, you mean? You need CPU to boot, not GPU.

I would clear CMOS after unplugging everything except the essentials.
I meant only having one graphics card plugged in.
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post #7 of 14
If you're computer boots up fine with bare minimum (also ensure you clear your CMOS first), then I would start adding components ONE by one. If something shorted while you were switching cases, you'll be able to find the culprit once it fails to boot.
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post #8 of 14
It sounds an obvious troubleshooting idea, but I haven't seen it mentioned, and can be amazing what can be over looked! Double checked all the wires?
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post #9 of 14
I noticed that win7's major CON is that the booting is very fragile from abrupt shutdowns....if you have the WIN7 dvd/disc I recommend the repair facility...
edit oh nvm you canT even get on...

maybe you have your USB connected to something like an IPOD or maybe a USB stick interefering with the boot up...I would take it out
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post #10 of 14
do a barebones boot


double check ALL POWER CABLES !

make sure your GPU and any other pci/pcie stuff is mounted right, didnt come loose
    
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