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Old 01-18-2007, 01:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello everyone!!! My computer was working fine just last night when i shut it off after installing some windows updates...then when i go to turn it back on today it doesnt boot...the BIOS dont even show up...i just have a black screen. If anyone knows whats going on please help me!! It's a gigabyte motherboard if that helps at all running on windows xp home. Thank you in advance
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Old 01-18-2007, 02:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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when you press the power button do your fans come on? Checked all your cables?
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Old 01-18-2007, 02:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yes and yes and the only way i can shut it off is by holding the power button...and when i get it to shut off it turns itself back on about 10 seconds later...it was working fine last night and i didnt touch anything
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run a windows repair on it, it may sound stupid since you cant see anything but if it boots from the cd, you should see something
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It wont boot from the cd because i had my bios set so it would boot from my first hard drive and then a cd but i dont even hear the hard disk spin
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so you cant get into your bios either?
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nope...no splash screen or anything...as soon as i turn it on its a black screen
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could resetting the bios help at all by removing the battery for a while then putting it back in?
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