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Click [Start] then [Help and Support] then [Performance and Maintenance] then [Using System Restore to undo changes] then [Run the System Restore Wizard]. Several functions may not work. Reply With Quote July 13th, 2007,09:53 PM #13 lgbpop View Profile View Forum Posts In an Altered State Join Date Jun 2005 Location Ft Myers FL Posts 8,518 Also, I have I need to try taking some stuff out as Steve suggested. http://newsgrouphosting.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-does-not-boot-up.php

If the problem is potentially the power supply, how could I test the power supply short of buying a new one and putting it in? On the Confirm Restore Point Selection screen, click Next. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). I never used to replace hardware so liberally in the days when it was expensive STILL the same problem, when it suddenly hit me - the ribbon cable. why not find out more

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Could it also perhaps be that there is static building up and messing things?EDIT: RAM voltage/timing/frequency seem to be fine. To me my PSU looks ok am I right? I tried my best but have a lousy camera I'm betting there to blurry to be of any use, but here's hoping Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - sorry It could've started after I fitted the second HDD, but I think that's a red herring.

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  • Reply With Quote June 29th, 2007,06:08 PM #4 SuperSparks View Profile View Forum Posts Administrator Join Date Apr 2000 Location Friern Barnet, London, England Posts 46,542 If you want to test
  • Here's one I just put in from the geeks -> http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=PS550E12&cat=PWRIt seems nice enough but I don't believe any of these actually deliver the full rated numbers.
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  • The problem went away, and they noticed that the Vcore, though on Auto, was running a tad bit higher after they reseated the PSU then it was before. 4.
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NoarmsJan 26, 2010, 9:26 PM I don't turn the PSU off at the back when I'm finished using the PC. GoOrd, Jun 19, 2005 #16 Rikky Wile E. Back to top #15 Kevin384 Kevin384 Members 87 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Durban, South Africa Local time:06:59 PM Posted 10 February 2013 - 06:08 AM I have looked at liquid cooling Windows Xp Won't Start In Safe Mode Not sure where you should start.

ah right. Windows Xp Not Starting In Any Mode the circular sticker on the paper cover that surround the box was cut (as seen in the 1st picture on this page: http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story&reid=113). Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - What I use... this website You will also need to supply the correct Windows licence key for the CD.

Also, manually set the Voltage, Frequency, and Timings for your RAM. Windows Xp Not Booting In Safe Mode Here's why. Advanced Search Forum Windows Operating Systems Windows XP Takes several attempts to boot If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. It just seems to me that there is a conflict of some sort between the two hard drives ( if I read this correctly, you are running 2 of them, aren't

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Also, I have noticed that the back of my power supply is warm even when the computer has been turned of for hours. http://help.it.ox.ac.uk/helpcentre/troubleshooting/winxp/ Search within: all help Contact the service desk View requestsVisit the IT Services homepage info on... Windows Xp Won't Start Proffitt Forum moderator / July 29, 2007 11:56 PM PDT In reply to: Thanks There are plenty of nice power supplies from newegg.com and geeks.com. Windows Xp Startup Repair There are many turorials on line and, if I'm not mistaken, here on BC as well.

The major problem is, when I turn it on, well, it won't. Check This Out Just giving you insight; didnt mean to oppress you, but if I went through it(couple of times sadly nuff) and Im *sure* thats not the problem, then I rather spread the If the computer starts OK, your power switch has problems. Could it be the motherboard? Windows Xp Startup Repair Without Disk

Join the community here. I have honestly never cleaned the PC so I will be doing that today. Reinstalling Windows If your Windows system is still not starting up correctly, you may need to consider completely re-installing your system. Source After that every time I tried to start it up i got an unsuccessful startup.

Once the computer boots, it works just fine. Start Windows Normally Problem Xp Already have an account? I even unplugged then replugged in every wire and cable.fwjs287 years agoReplyi feel your pain my man....i have a computer that just died on me.. :( ....i think (like frollar) that

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Back to top #7 Mechanoid2k Mechanoid2k Members 38 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:59 AM Posted 10 February 2013 - 12:02 AM And I'd also like to add that having to start Posts 21,225 If you take out the second drive does it do better? Why is my error always at the same point (but only after 8 hours or being turned off)?I'd really appreciate any further suggestions before I go blaming the PSU. Windows Xp Won't Boot Black Screen interesting.

Additionally, does a new power supply have to be the same wattage as the old one and how do I determine what power supplies are compatable with this system? The back ones work perfectly. Reply With Quote July 13th, 2007,08:26 PM #12 eraser7780 View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Med Student Join Date Jul 2007 Posts 2 still not fixed Well, this is what Iíve have a peek here Still no luck. .

Back to top #10 Kevin384 Kevin384 Members 87 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Durban, South Africa Local time:06:59 PM Posted 10 February 2013 - 03:36 AM @Mechanoid2k I am in full Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I was hoping someone might recognize this odd behaviour.I suppose I'll try a CMOS clear later... Instead of booting Windows right away, boot a CD or USB stick with Memtest.

The power supply can go bad at any time, although most give long service. Takes several attempts to boot computer Discussion in 'Hardware' started by GoOrd, Jun 17, 2005. Back to top #14 Mechanoid2k Mechanoid2k Members 38 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:59 AM Posted 10 February 2013 - 05:08 AM You're right I never considered the humidity, Everyone in my i'm also having these problems with two completely different machines.

None looked they failed to me. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... NoarmsJan 24, 2010, 5:04 PM I built my rig last friday and have noticed since then that in the mornings it takes several tries to boot.The day I built it, the And you're correct I got an awesome deal on this rig.

no idea. Bob was on to something but that didnít work . I will see if I can borrow a PSU night take a day or two, hopefully that will fix it. I'll be trying to solve it again.No, I haven't run memtest yet, I'll probably try it tomorrow.But since then, I've noticed this:I can avoid the crashes if I turn my PC