new pc problems

  johnpr 21:22 05 Oct 2005

I've just built a new pc, however, it won't boot up.
When I press the power switch the cpu fan spins about a quarter then stops.

I've tried a new PSU and a different hdd with no difference.

All the jumpers and wiring on the motherboard seem ok

Any help would be appreciated

Asrock K7S41
AMD 2500 Sempron
256mb 333 ram
40gb Maxtor hdd

  Diodorus Siculus 21:47 05 Oct 2005

Are you getting any beeps?

  johnpr 23:04 05 Oct 2005

sorted it, found a screw stuck at the back of the case causing a short

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