BIOS Code

Iam working on a Amptron motherboard, PM8600 , Award BIOS, but i dont know what version the bios IS.
VX CHIPSET. The question is , i used the Preferred POST PCI/ISA Board , Diagnostic test board, and i got this POST code : A9, I looked everywhere on the book thsat came with this card and i dont see anything about this code  A9, the motherboard does not start, the power going into the motherboad, is good i checked with the multimeter.
what could be the problem, that not allow this motherboard to start,
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Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
Have you tried resetting the bios by removing the battery, wait a few minutes and placing it back in?
Also,
Check if all devices are connected the right way, also connections to the case.
Remove memmory, processor etc and put it back in (to make sure they are fitted right)
Check if your motherboard touches the case only at places where the mounting holes are.

LucF
CallandorCommented:
Do you get any beeps when you start up?  The number, length, and BIOS you are using are indicators to the source of the trouble.
OCUAuthor Commented:
no beeps ,
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CallandorCommented:
If no beeps, I would say that it was a dead cpu, bad or incompatible video card, or power supply.  Since you checked the power, that leaves the video card or cpu.  Do you have another one that you can swap in to test?
OCUAuthor Commented:
dead motherboard, no beep n nothing
Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
Have you tried replacing one of these two:
CPU
Motherboard

As Callandor already suggested.....

LucF
OCUAuthor Commented:
replace the CPU and nada
Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
Than I think that only leaves one thing: motherboard
Replacing this one has to work.

LucF

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OCUAuthor Commented:
close question please.
Luc FrankenEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
hûh, what do you mean with "close question please"
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