firerescue999 20:14 27 Dec 2005

Is it safe to start a PC with a healthy motherboard without a CPU installed on the board and would you get a display on the screen on start up?


  SG Atlantis® 20:19 27 Dec 2005

why on earth would you?

You'd get a load of beeps and nothing else during bootup is my guess.

  firerescue999 20:21 27 Dec 2005

Because I think my motherboard is u/s. When I start my PC i get nothing. Im unsure if it is the motherboard or CPU. I was wondering if a CPU was faulty would you get a display?

  SG Atlantis® 20:21 27 Dec 2005

depending on the mobo apparently it will tell you that "no cpu detected".

  SG Atlantis® 20:22 27 Dec 2005

u/s what's that mean?

  firerescue999 20:23 27 Dec 2005

Ok thank you. I think the mobo is the problem, thanks for your help.

  SG Atlantis® 20:23 27 Dec 2005

try posting in the main helproom, describe your system in full detail including power supply. Then describe your problem fully.

  firerescue999 20:24 27 Dec 2005

u/s means useless

  SG Atlantis® 20:30 27 Dec 2005

Ta for that.

  DieSse 21:25 27 Dec 2005

u/s means UnServiceable (ok, ok - I know it's the equivalent!!)

  SG Atlantis® 21:28 27 Dec 2005

utter scrap?

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