AV8 Wont Start Up

Discussion in 'Abit' started by Glenn, Feb 18, 2005.

  1. Glenn

    Glenn Guest

    just installed my new AV8 motherboard into my system, AMD Athlon 3500+, 2x
    512ddr400 ram, ge force 4 ti4200 graphics card (untill i can affored new
    one, but works on my old pc 2) sata 200gig hard drive. When i turn my system
    on, everything starts up, hard drive cd drives fans etc, but then nothing
    happens, the moniter does not come on or anything, i get a error code of
    ..0.4 which is not listed in my manual? my processor is a winchester chip, i
    read somewere that you need to update the bios for the av8 to work with the
    winchester chip? is this true? if it is true how can i update my bios
    because i dont have a processor to boot with? Thanks, Danny.
    Glenn, Feb 18, 2005
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  2. Glenn

    Glenn Guest

    ok got it working now, wasnt my processor not compatable with the bios, it
    was the manual telling me to put the RAM in wrong, it says put in 2
    identicle ram stick in dimm1 and 2 or 3 and 4 so i tried 1 and 3 and now its
    working fine :S with all ram showing up on system 2, Thanks again, Danny
    Glenn, Feb 18, 2005
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