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Old 11-18-2006, 11:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Bad PSU, but other problem too?

my buddy called me up yesterday because it's computer would only start up and hang on the Compaq logo POST screen.

i cleared the CMOS but that didn't change anything.
there were no beeps so i figured a PSU change was the next step.

it did work, but after the POST there was a crazy fast screen (about 3 lines) saying that the HD had been updated the system restarted and then booted into XP...

i know that he doesn't do anything for driers/updates because i am the one that does it and well, he only knows how to work his 3 programs on the computer and tha's it...i mean that is it.

just curious if anyone knows what that was. never encountered it before.

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if i where him i would update my BIOS:
P3 Setup- Intel 1.0ghz , 512Mb SDRAM , ATI 9200 128MB, 2x 40GB HD, Asus CUSL-LV

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