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System does not boot on 1st attempt

My machine does not boot on 1st attempt when I hit the power switch the computer starts and gets stuck on the initial Foxconn screen. After a few moments of switching off the computer & restarting then the system boots without an issue. But now I have to repeat this process about 3 times in order to get the system running.

I am using a XFX Nvidia Geforce 8600GT graphics card. When I switch to onboard VGA this problem does not arrise.

Awaiting your swift reply.

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  • darshan247 Jan 22, 2009

    Power outlets are working fine. This power supply unit I am using now is a new 1 which i bought very recently. The computer starts & then hangs in the "Foxconn" logo stage, even before the RAM & IDE devices are configured.

  • devotionmail Apr 18, 2009

    i also have the same problem. and it happen when i restart the system without even touching the switches...system tries to restart several times and after like 3 times it succeed. is it a BIOS configuration error?? plz help : )

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You first of all check your power switch and then your power pack

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