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Computer powers up and shuts down over and over


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#1 funlover

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Posted 23 July 2011 - 08:58 AM

I just finished a new build a couple days ago. At first everything was ok. Thinking back I think the trouble started when I downloaded some updates. I also was not able to put system to sleep...kept starting back up. While reading the manuel I thought it said to change setting in bios from ide to sata on the controller. After that I started having problems getting back to windows. It finally did a system restore and started up. Next time I shut down the windows updates started again and on start up I had same problem. Finally got back into windows after setting bios to fail safe startup. I tried to do a repair with my windows7 disk, but it said something about a driver for scanner that needed to be updated first. To be able to start up, I put the jumper on the CMOS pin after unplugging and pressing power button. I disconnected the scanner before starting up, but got same message when tryig a repair. Turned off again and was not able to get anything but start up and off over and over. That was last night so I removed the battery and put jumper on CMOS reset. I have not tried to start up yet.

I have i7 2600 , ga p67a ud4 mb, g. Skill ram, cool master 600 psu

I would really appreciate advice please.

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#2 sh4rkbyt3

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Posted 23 July 2011 - 05:40 PM

I had a similar problem in on an older Asus MB. Eventually I had to completely remove the CMOS battery overnight to reset the BIOS. Once they get messed up or corrupted they can be a bugger to fix or diagnose.

Asus' recommendation was to use the reset jumpers which did several time and did absolutely nothing so I removed the battery and left it sit for 12 hours. Eventually it did erase and I managed to find a good BIOS version that worked.




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