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unloko_007
12-06-2005, 05:43 PM
Yeah my computor wont turn on.
Could it be my motherboard?
Because First my Cd-R and DVD drives
wouldnt work anymore in MY computor but they would in
my Dads.
And then the soundcard that is part of the motherboard
started glitching out,and my keyboard was glitching out
in MY computor.
So do you guys think its my motherboard or could it be something else?

Overdrive_5000
12-06-2005, 06:12 PM
It could be a dodgy power supply

johnd
12-06-2005, 06:56 PM
YOu ought to test your PC with another PSU - hopefully the existing one has done no damage to your motherboard and other component.

unloko_007
13-06-2005, 11:15 AM
Well ive already replaced my power supply because i was
told it might be that,but it still didnt work.
Ok ill try that then.
Umm i have one question though,
if i do have to get a new motherboard will i
have to completely reinstall windows and the rest of
my programs?

Rob99
13-06-2005, 11:48 AM
Yes, unless you buy a cheap-arse mobo.

bartsdadhomer
13-06-2005, 12:11 PM
Umm i have one question though,
if i do have to get a new motherboard will i
have to completely reinstall windows and the rest of
my programs?

Not necessarily, If it's Win98 boot to safe mode and delete all devices then let 98 install the motherboard and redetect all devices again
If it's XP post back and I'll tell you how to install an new motherboard using your existing XP installation.
Having said that, it would be nicer & cleaner with a fresh install.

unloko_007
13-06-2005, 08:59 PM
Ok then,well yeah i have XP Home Edition.
Is there any motherboards you would suggest?

bartsdadhomer
13-06-2005, 09:08 PM
It could be hardware other than the board though it does sound like the board with the problems it was having
But it could be Ram or a dead CPU, or even a dodgy switch
Might pay to get a techie to look at it before you rush out and replace the board
Might cost $30 odd $$ but will save you more in the long run with a proper diagnosis

unloko_007
14-06-2005, 08:34 AM
Yeah i should go have it looked at first
ive just been freakin out cause its
got some of my school information on it.