Originally posted by JKnPA
You may have too many programs running at 'Startup'.
Use the Run command ..... msconfig........
Uncheck programs( one/two at a time) that may be the problem........ remember which ones they are!
Thats a differen't problem, It does NOT relate to his Booting Situation..
Leon: I would Get a DMM, and Check the Voltages comming out of your Power supply. Also, Your motherboard could be taking a dive. :/
I would Back up Any IMPORTANT data on your Harddrive ASAP, Just for safe keeping.
I would also Try disconnecting Everything but CPU, RAM and Video card from mobo and seeing how long it takes to get past POST.