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I was playing around with mem settings and now the computer will not go pass the splash screen. Drive light sows activity for a few seconds and then... nothing. Just that silly Windows spash screen. I have enabled SLi on BIOS, Disabled it, loaded optimized settings, and nothing. Really, really stuck.

I'm about to buy a freaking Mac!!!!

Any ideas before I fling all this hardware out the window???
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post #2 of 12
Im thinking pull the mobo battery to reset bios.
Hope it helped
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You don't take the battery out of an expert. Doing that is recipie for disaster. I will reset CMOS and lets see what happens.

But before that, I just restarted, just in case I got lucky, now the screen shuts down and the drive is spinning and spinning...
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You don't take the battery out of an expert. Doing that is recipie for disaster. I will reset CMOS and lets see what happens.
I'm sorry i didn't no
for me.
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post #5 of 12
you just chnged settings with memory? try turning off the computer- turn off the power supply - then hit pwr about 3-4times to discharge your mother board (happens with you get a bad setting or OC) and is the best way to get to bios and reset it if you need- trust me.
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Veredict:

only 1 of 4 lights of the diagnostic leds go off. Which means it is not detecting the CPU...

...take a guess how happy I am.
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post #7 of 12
Dubble check that all the power in to the MB are seatted well... an all other connections.
    
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post #8 of 12
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Dead mobo.

Used 2 different PSUs and 2 different CPUs and nothing.

Dead, went to meet its maker, pushing up the daisies, kicket the bucket.

It is a dead parrot... I mean motherboard.
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post #9 of 12
well that sucks
when that happened to me i just unpluged it, and pluged it back in
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post #10 of 12
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Well, DFI tech support has asked for my Expert in an effort to troubleshoot it. Hopefully it is a corrupted BIOS and it gets fixed by them. In the meantime, I'm back on Intel...
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