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Computer reboots right after startup

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by nwebb89, Feb 25, 2013.

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  1. nwebb89

    nwebb89 Thread Starter

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    My computer was in sleep mode so I held the power button down on I could reseat my audio card, it gets unseated pretty easily. Anyhow I booted back up and got the message that it could not resume previous windows session. I attempted to repair that did not work so I just told it to reboot and start fresh. Now it won't boot. Just constantly reboot
     
  2. crjdriver

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    First of all, no one has any idea what we are working on [other than you] Post ALL of your exact system specs; ie exact mb installed, cpu, ram, video card, exact pw supply installed, etc, etc.
    If this is a big box system ie dell, hp, whatever, then post the exact make and model.

    Next it would really help if you posted what os you are running; win xp, vista, win7, linux, etc.
     
  3. nwebb89

    nwebb89 Thread Starter

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    Sorry about that.
    MB- ASUS p7p55d-e lx
    CPU- i5 875k ( i believe, i know its an i5)
    RAM - gskil ripjaw F3-12800CL9D4GBRL(8 gigs/4 sticks)
    GPU - Nvidia GTX 465
    PS- XION PowerReal AXP-850R14N 850W ATX 12V v2.2 / EPS 12V v2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Power Supply
    OS - Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
     
  4. marbski

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    try to install back the operating system,,, it seems your operating system is corrupted or drivers issue..
     
  5. crjdriver

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    Most likely you have corrupted some files on the hard drive however before attempting any type of repair, test the hardware. Download the hard drive mfg's diagnostic and test the drive. Download memtest and test the memory. Both of these run from bootable media ie CD or flash drive; no need for an os to even be installed.

    Once both of these tasks are completed AND you have no failures, then boot with your win7 repair disk and attempt a repair. Hopefully it can do a auto repair however if not, choose the cmd prompt. Here are the list of commands to type. Start with bootrec to repair the boot record. You may need bcdedit as well.







    Console Command


    Description



    attrib

    Change permissions on files.



    Bootrec

    You can use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE) to troubleshoot and repair the master boot record (MBR), boot sector,and Boot Configuration Data (BCD) store



    bcdedit

    Displays and allows you to change how Windows boots up. This command is useful for people who are having trouble with the Windows Boot Manager



    cd

    Changes the current directory



    chkdsk

    Checks a hard disk for errors and attempts to repair them.



    copy

    Copy a file from one location to another.



    del

    Deletes a file



    dir

    Lists the files and folders in the current directory



    diskpart

    Load the Windows disk management program. From this program you can create, delete, shrink, and expand your existing partitions as well as get information about partitions and hard drives



    icacls

    Change file and folder permissions and display or modify access control lists (ACLs)



    mkdir

    Creates a new folder



    more

    Displays the content of a file one page at a time



    move

    Moves a file or a folder



    reg

    Perform Windows Registry operations.



    ren

    Rename a file or folder



    rd

    Remove an empty folder



    type

    Display the contents of a file



    xcopy

    Copy a folder or files to another location
     
  6. nwebb89

    nwebb89 Thread Starter

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    Thanks all for the tip and help. I first removed the battery in the motherboard hoping to reset the bios and any settings that may have gotten messed up and it booted up after putting it back in after about 20 seconds. So thankfully this problem was solved! :)
     
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