Re: Bad Mobo??

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Tony, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. Tony

    Tony Guest

    Sounds like a bad update. Your problem is buying cheap no name ram sticks.
    Next time use something like crucial or kingston.

    "Ben C>" wrote:

    > I have (had) a Vista Ultimate 32-bit OS running for 9 months on a PC
    > with:
    > Intel DG965WH Mobo
    > Intel E6300 1.86GHz Core 2 Duo CPU
    > EVGA 8600GT/256MB PCI-e 16X
    > 2GB GEil DR2 800 RAM
    > 1-PCI USB Card
    > 1-optical drive (SATA)
    > 2-Hard Drives (IDE)
    > 2-80mm fans
    > 1-120mm fan
    > Thermaltake 430W TR2 PSU 24-pin connector
    > Windows update finally offered me SP-1, so I downloaded and installed
    > it. After 2 hours of Windows installing SP-1, I received a dialog box
    > telling me that SP-1 did not install: Windows is reverting. After
    > another hour of reverting, Windows tried to restart, and I received
    > another message saying that I would need to boot from the DVD & choose
    > repair.
    > I did this and the repair failed. Windows suggested I restore my disk
    > from a backup. I set up my Acronis 11 backup to restore my disk from
    > an external drive. I came back about an hour later, and the PC was
    > off.
    > The PC won't resart at all. There is a green light on the motherboard,
    > and the power switch is flashing. When I attempt to start the PC,
    > nothing happens. No fans, no life except flashing power button & mobo
    > light.
    > I tried a new PSU with the same results, I tried the old PSU in
    > another PC, and it worked fine.
    > Can anyone suggest something I might try? I can send back the board,
    > but I'd rather fix it myself, if possible.
    > ---OR---
    > Is there an intel support forum I can go to to try to work this out.
    > The board is still under warranty.
    > -Jaze

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    Tony, Sep 17, 2008
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