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New PC - CPU LED White and PC Won't Boot

I accidentally cleaned the disk during the Windows 10 installation and had to hold the power button to turn off the PC. Now the CPU LED is a solid white and the computer won't boot. It was working fine before I had to force the power off.

I am using an MSI - Z270 SLI ATX LGA1151 motherboard and an Intel - Core i7-7700K CPU

Any assistance is appreciated.
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  1. Won't boot or won't turn on?

    You may have to go into bios and e sure your DVD drive or usb stick (whichever youre using) is first in boot priority now that you started the windows install it could have placed the hard drive first.
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    Won't boot or won't turn on?

    You may have to go into bios and e sure your DVD drive or usb stick (whichever youre using) is first in boot priority now that you started the windows install it could have placed the hard drive first.


    CPU fans are on, so there's power (although I do have two additional fans that are not working). The monitor has no signal though, so I don't know how to get to the bios. The monitor is connected to the display port of the video card, and unfortunately I think that's the only way to connect it.
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  3. Time to go backwards​ then. Unplug EVERYTHING from your board except the cpu, one stick of ram and the CPU cooler. Use the video connections on your motherboard. See if you can get into BIOS like that. Start adding parts back in one at a time and see if it'll boot. Eventually you'll either find out what was causing the issue or it'll all work and you'll be good to go.
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  4. Supahos said:
    Time to go backwards​ then. Unplug EVERYTHING from your board except the cpu, one stick of ram and the CPU cooler. Use the video connections on your motherboard. See if you can get into BIOS like that. Start adding parts back in one at a time and see if it'll boot. Eventually you'll either find out what was causing the issue or it'll all work and you'll be good to go.


    This may be a dumb question, but I'm new to this, so what do you mean by using the video connections on the motherboard? How would I access the BIOS without the video card in?
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  5. Then I guess clear your CMOS and unplug your HD and see what happens
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  6. Do I have to do something different to get it back on after that. Now it won't turn it on...
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    In case anyone comes to this topic later, I took out the motherboard from the case and had power then. Something in the case must have been grounding it. Everything was working after that.
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