Computer Powering Problem
Posted on 2003-12-10
Hey ... i have a problem .. i built my gf a computer last year. it is a 2.4 gig p4 with pc 2700 mem 512... i was working on it today cause the video card was making a weird sound .. i figured it was dust so i vaccumed the fan out. prior before that i was narrowing it down by unpluging diff 80 mm fans.. after the video card fan problem was found.. i hooked all the connections back up... i hit the power button on the pc and now i got a solid light on the hd ... and the video card fan isnt spinning... if i unplug the 49 pin cable from the hd it gets power... im confused.... i dunno what i did.....
could i have blown the mb by running it with no monitor plugged in nore keyboard or mouse.. basically i just had the pw cable hooked into the back.. and when the sound came on i hit the pw off button and turned the machine off. then i would unplug a 4 pin power cable then boot it up again until the sound shut off. thats how i narrowed it down to the video card. please help