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Possible power supply issue?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Xelief, Dec 23, 2012.

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  1. Xelief

    Xelief Thread Starter

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    Computer was taking forever to start up programs and my browser kept freezing for no apperant reason.The computer's only a year old and I've never had this problem before. I shut it down to give it a break since I always leave my computer running. When I turn it on it usually shows a screen for my motherboard and a "press delete to enter BIOS settings" at the bottom, but for no longer than a second. Now when I start my computer it is stuck on this screen and I tried waiting it out but it never went past this point. I hit delete just to see if I could get to my BIOS, but there was no power going to my keyboard. I had three internal hard drives and one external plugged in and the problem with the key board made me think it could be a power problem. I unplugged all hard drives except the one with the OS on it and it had no effect. Any of you guys got any ideas what could be causing this?
     
  2. dai

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    try a cmos reset and see if you can access the bios

    what are you running
    video card brand and model
    cpu
    m/board
    ram
    power supply
    brand
    model
    wattage
     
  3. empty213

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    Clear your CMOS then boot. Check if it has any effects.
    Try to run memtest86+ on all your RAM sticks if it has errors then that might be the issue. Also, a complete system specification would be great! :D
     
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