Please HELP - New assembled computer will not start
Posted on 2004-11-28
I just purchased the P4 3.2E processor and ECS PTD800CE-A Motherboard from outpost.com and also the Antec Solution series SLK3700 AMB case from Staples last week.
I am all set to install the new PC but ran into a problem. I have everything connected - the power, auxilary power, IDE drives, PCI devices, etc. When I switch on the machine, only the 3 fans work (case fan, CPU fan and PSU fan) but nothing else. I tried connecting a USB device (keyboard) to the USB port and it dint get power. Also the IDE devices (DVD ROM and DVD Writer) seem to not get power. I double checked all my connections, but could not find whats wrong. The RAM (Geil 512MB x 2 value) and the Harddrives (60gb Seagate barracuda and 10gb Maxtor) are also connected fine, and so is the video card. The monitor also is not showing anything and its LED stays orange.
It sounds wierd, but I will appreciate if any one can think of what could be wrong here. The cpu fan is connected to a slot on the mobo, and works fine, but the rest of the devices are not getting power! If you need more info please post. Thanks in advance for all who reply.