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Hey all
my friend has this realy wierd problem , recently he downloaded a game called borderlines or something and there was a amd processor driver along with it , he was wise neought to install without having any backups , i looked up the driver on the net and this one seems to be it . so right now when he turns on his PC nothing happens , he said "only red button light works like pc is thinking"
so i tryed clearing CMOS for him , removing the jumper , removing the battary , nothing works . can something be done or that chip can hit the dumpster ?
oh yeah forgot to tell , hes got athlon 64 4400
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post #2 of 12
It is not a CPU problem. It is a mobo problem.
IT IS DEAD JIM.
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It is not a CPU problem. It is a mobo problem.
IT IS DEAD JIM.
what u mean mobo problem ,the driver killed it ?
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..borderlands on an Athlon 64 4400...?? O_o

..Lemme get clear on this...No POST beep?

If there's no single POST beep, then it's not that driver....unless the driver glitched and took the voltages to an unsafe level...
Edited by Hoshiyo - 1/17/11 at 10:39pm
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..borderlands on an Athlon 64 4400...?? O_o

..Lemme get clear on this...No POST beep?
i just called him and asked , yeah no beep , the pc turns on and the HDD led is working , thats it oh and CPU cooler spins like mad as if the cpu on 100% load , thoughts ?
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post #6 of 12
..none atm..
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post #7 of 12
Looking at the driver page you posted, it says that driver automatically overclocks the cpu...what kind of cooler is he using..?
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post #8 of 12
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stock -.- u think the driver burned the chip ?
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post #9 of 12
with what it says it does, raising voltages and changing speeds as needed...i wouldn't doubt it too much... that and.. that's a dated proc... it IS time for an upgrade..*scratches back of head*
Edited by Hoshiyo - 1/17/11 at 10:53pm
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post #10 of 12
i dunno how much money he's got, but...yeah it's time.

...Newegg's got a lotta stuff...
Edited by Hoshiyo - 1/17/11 at 11:00pm
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