upgraded cpu, now no screen

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allright

i have a laptop presario 1700 , 600 cpu, i thought of upgrading the cpu, i
pulled out a working 800 mhz from another presario 1700, i swapped cpu's ,
the laptop boots , but i do not see anything on the screen , no sound,
simply nothing

i powered up the 2nd laptop , same results.

i swapped teh cup's back, same thing, nothing on the screen


have i burned out both cpu's or what did i do????

thnx for help
 

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If you tried to install a Copermine PIII (800MHz) into a laptop that had a
Katmai PIII (600MHz) and vice versa, you may well have damaged both CPUs.
HH

"N M" <nmousa@spam.verizon.net> wrote in message
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> allright
>
> i have a laptop presario 1700 , 600 cpu, i thought of upgrading the cpu,
i
> pulled out a working 800 mhz from another presario 1700, i swapped cpu's ,
> the laptop boots , but i do not see anything on the screen , no sound,
> simply nothing
>
> i powered up the 2nd laptop , same results.
>
> i swapped teh cup's back, same thing, nothing on the screen
>
>
> have i burned out both cpu's or what did i do????
>
> thnx for help
>
>
>
 

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Sounds like you weren't grounded when you handled them, and they got zapped
with electrostatic charges.
And/or, do they have any little DIN switches that got accidentally changed?
And/or, are you sure they are plugged in correctly, with no bent pins, and
fully seated?
And, how do you know that a PC boots if there's no sound and nothing on the
screen?
Incidentally, what's the CPU? #pins? socket? etc
-E

"N M" <nmousa@spam.verizon.net> wrote in message
news:jSK5d.6479$me5.3791@trnddc06...
> allright
>
> i have a laptop presario 1700 , 600 cpu, i thought of upgrading the cpu,
> i
> pulled out a working 800 mhz from another presario 1700, i swapped cpu's ,
> the laptop boots , but i do not see anything on the screen , no sound,
> simply nothing
>
> i powered up the 2nd laptop , same results.
>
> i swapped teh cup's back, same thing, nothing on the screen
>
>
> have i burned out both cpu's or what did i do????
>
> thnx for help
>
>
>
 
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one of them wasnt set properly, it fired back up when i put it back
will try the 2nd one tomorrow


"Euclid" <euclid@mmiv.nu> wrote in message
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> Sounds like you weren't grounded when you handled them, and they got
zapped
> with electrostatic charges.
> And/or, do they have any little DIN switches that got accidentally
changed?
> And/or, are you sure they are plugged in correctly, with no bent pins, and
> fully seated?
> And, how do you know that a PC boots if there's no sound and nothing on
the
> screen?
> Incidentally, what's the CPU? #pins? socket? etc
> -E
>
> "N M" <nmousa@spam.verizon.net> wrote in message
> news:jSK5d.6479$me5.3791@trnddc06...
> > allright
> >
> > i have a laptop presario 1700 , 600 cpu, i thought of upgrading the cpu,
> > i
> > pulled out a working 800 mhz from another presario 1700, i swapped cpu's
,
> > the laptop boots , but i do not see anything on the screen , no sound,
> > simply nothing
> >
> > i powered up the 2nd laptop , same results.
> >
> > i swapped teh cup's back, same thing, nothing on the screen
> >
> >
> > have i burned out both cpu's or what did i do????
> >
> > thnx for help
> >
> >
> >
>
>
 

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