Power up problem

  leedsafc 21:06 25 May 05

New Build pc with old hard drive running win98se.
pc chips mobo 512ram ATI radeon Graphics second hand duron cpu. Power-up lights on fans whirring no bootup. Switch off at mains powerup again, bootup normal! Any answers please.

  Technotiger 21:20 25 May 05

HI, sounds like a dodgy psu.


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:56 25 May 05

Drivers on old hard drive don't like your new motherboard.

Will it boot from a 98 floppy? click here if you haven't got one.

  leedsafc 22:00 25 May 05

Could be faulty psu but would it still boot?
Posible conflict with new mobo and old hard dive how do i check that out?

  woodchip 22:03 25 May 05

Did you reload Windows and Motherboard drivers?

  Technotiger 22:03 25 May 05

Me again - yes, if the psu is a bit dodgy the pc can still boot, but you may occassionaly have problems such as you describe in your Post.


  leedsafc 22:05 25 May 05

Installed new mobo drivers but did not reload win98se

  leedsafc 22:07 25 May 05

Hi Technotiger. Seems it may be worth try a new psu then.

  Technotiger 22:10 25 May 05

OK - good luck.

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