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Old 06-29-2007, 03:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok well I have a custom computer and I tried reinstalling windows xp on to my computer, but when I tried starting up my computer I had the cd in my cd drive and tried to go to my motherboard options. I went in to the wrong section so I restarted my computer and then when I tried restarting my computer it got stuck in the part where it shows what kind of motherboard I have. That's where my computer just locks up and doesn't do anything past that. Anyone have any suggestions on how to fix it or what's wrong with it?

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Old 06-29-2007, 03:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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try resetting the cmos by removing the battery and placing it back after 30 secs. also turn off the power supply so the power won't be passing through the motherboard.

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Old 06-29-2007, 04:48 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Ok so my problem is a little different. I let it load for a good 10 minutes and it finally started working, but every time I restart my computer now it takes around 10 minutes to start up from the 1-2 minutes at the most before.
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Default Re: My computer Won't start up

i had a job that was amongst the same story

it might be your hdd that is failing

what is your system specs?
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Old 06-29-2007, 12:49 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Run your pc in barebones, and clear your cmos (just use the jumper).
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