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Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List Help Requests: If there is no reply after 3 days I remove the thread from my answer list. Jun 28, 2010 at 9:02 PM #9 MikeTyson New Member Joined: Dec 9, 2009 Messages: 645 (0.25/day) Thanks Received: 20 Location: South East, United Kingdom System Specs System Name: Swag Processor: I don't know what is causing it but I reaallllllly need to fix it, I have a project with a deadline. weblink

Reconnect everything and reboot to check results. So, it maybe better to invest in a newer setup, PC or used PC that can possibly re-use some old parts or go forth with newer PC all-together. Wouldn't know how you would fix that problem. Make sure they are seated properly.

Computer Won't Boot Past Motherboard Screen

I did that then went to turn on my pc. I'm actually surprised that it boots to a point where it's showing anything on the screen at all. Edited by darkbit, 25 July 2015 - 11:24 PM.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - ... Your best be if you are unable to boot to a live CD such as Hiren's boot CD would be to take it to a local PC specialist as this would Or your CPU is overheating. I also tried pulling the bios jumper to reset to defaults.

When I opened up my computer to investigate why the computer wouldn't boot I remembered where the smell was coming from and checked the PSU. Computer Wont Go Past Boot Screen Like I said, the sata drive is the only harddrive plugged in. Thanks. (specs for my computer are below) BIOS version: AN35S00Q Shuttle AN35N Ultra #1 calvink, May 22, 2006 wpshooter Golden Member Joined: Mar 9, 2004 Messages: 1,479 Likes Received: 0 visit I just tried the first stick, booted up to the motherboard screen but didn't boot past it.

What power supply are you using? #3 amdskip, May 22, 2006 calvink Member Joined: Feb 3, 2003 Messages: 146 Likes Received: 0 i haven't had it oc'd for the past BurzmaliFollowForum Posts: 456Wiki Points: 0Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Lists: 2#5 Posted by Burzmali (456 posts) - 5 years, 11 months agoWhat do you mean that it won't get past the BIOS? I disconnected my hd, all ide drives, and I can't get past the POST screen. Top of line four years ago is bottom of the barrel today.

Computer Wont Go Past Boot Screen

Yes, I think you have an intermittant problem with either the CMOS chip and/or the CMOS battery. http://www.tomsguide.com/forum/59445-35-laptop-move-past-post-screen lhwj View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by lhwj Find Threads by lhwj 11-29-2009, 08:18 PM #12 Samulus Banned Join Date: Aug 2009 Reputation: 0 Posts: 46 Computer Won't Boot Past Motherboard Screen Most of which have 3 year warranty. Is the phone device somehow setup as bootable ?(like an autorun or io.sys or command run command?) Dec 13, 2009 #7 HaLo2FrEeEk TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 164 The boot

Try running the system with only the motherboard, cpu + hs/f, and power supply. try resetting the CMOS back to factory default. Dec 13, 2009 #8 triztan TS Rookie Posts: 19 I could be totally wrong, but I think the problem is probably coming from 2 ide drives and 2 sata drives. You're mainly just trying to see if you can hear beeps/see lights give errors for no memory (if you get errors, add the memory, and see if it'll get you to

You may also... Will keep you folks posted as soon as I do so and run it for a week without any issues.. Dec 14, 2009 #9 HaLo2FrEeEk TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 164 I already posted what the problem was, and removing the phone from the system fixed it, so that was the check over here What to do?

As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged No, create an account now. on the mother board I saw that there was a tiny button labelled as Mem OK!

I guess when I installed xp to the 40gb drive I didn't set it to master (or the 200gig to slave) and since the 200gig was at the end of the

TechSpot is a registered trademark. It got out of the frozen post screen and showed some error message about linux or something. I didn't get a picture of it but I'm sure I can replicate it and I'll get a picture. I doubt it's the ram though, just saying make sure everything is seated.

Remove the motherboard from the case, too, if you're comfortable enough with it. You should be able to get into BIOS/UEFI even without harddrive at all. Here are the system specifications of my computer that I cannot get to work: CPU: AMD Athlon X2 3.0 GHZ 6000+ RAM: 8GB HD: 1TB GPU: e-geforce 9600gt (I could never http://codecreview.com/computer-won-t/computer-won-t-post-after-case-transfer.html Have you tried removing, cleaning, and reseating the CMOS battery.

Voilà ! Two master ide's two slave, plus two sata's, I suppose it could also be a psu issue from having that many devices... Have you tried booting into Safe Mode? Several functions may not work.

I'll check with a multimeter what the old battery reads as well when I take it out and compare it with the old one. But, I assume that you have the typical generic PSU in 300W or so, thus a 400W or better will do nicely. F8 before it gets to the boot screen just after it posts Jun 28, 2010 at 8:46 PM #5 erocker Super Moderator Staff Member Joined: Jul 19, 2006 Messages: 41,780 I am sure it's something obvious that you just aren't seeing.

Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 darkbit darkbit Members 35 posts OFFLINE Local time:04:13 AM Posted 25 July 2015 - 11:17 If you get messages on your screen you can safely power down by holding your power button until the PC switches off then try it again with the keyboard connected so