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Red light on boot

Connor Satchell

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Hello, I need help. Me and my mum built a pc and it was working fine for about a month and it stopped booting up and came up with a red light, we were told it was the cpu so we sent it off to be checked by amd and they said it was faulty so hey send up a new one. When it came we had the same problems so we asked and amd asked to see the motherboard so we sent it over and today we received a replacement for our motherboard and cpu but still a red light. Does anyone know what’s going on? Please help.
 

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What board, what cpu for starters.

You could list the full specs please.
 
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Next question: Which LED lights up, as there is a series of them to indicate the boot sequence.
As per the Asus site:
ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
 
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If you remove all the RAM does the Motherboard emit a constant beeping to indicate a RAM error?
Are both the 24 pin main cable and 4 or 8 pin CPU cable inserted all the way?
You might have to remove the Motherboard and assemble on a non conductive surface for testing, something like a sheet of cardboard or a wooden chopping board etc, this will also give you the chance to check for any extra standoffs under the Motherboard that may be causing a short.
 

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so I’ve taken out the ram tried to turn it on and it just did the same thing and all the cables are in all the way
 
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plz give us all the specs so we can help better \ easier - thx - like tigger said

power supply + graphiccard + ram \how much in which slots and what speed?
 
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