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The system boots up the moment power and becomes unresponsive.

I recently had a trojan infection in my desktop computer that ended up with me have to reformat the harddrive, however, before I could do so, a new problem showed up. Whenever I give the system power, it boots up automatically, and will not shut down, nor restart, even if I hold the power button down. The only way to turn it off is by flipping the switch in the back. It displays nothing on the screen either, so I can't do anything with it. I tried replacing the hard drive, and that didn't help either. It currently has a blank hard drive in it, and still does the same thing, and it will run like this even if I disconnect power to both the hard drive and the CD-rom drive. Any idea how I can fix this? I can only assume it's a motherboard problem, but is there a way to make it work without having to replace the board?

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  • c_drouillard Mar 05, 2009

    System Specs:
    3 GHz dual core pentium processor
    3 gigs of DD2 RAM
    dual GeForce 8600 GT graphic cards connected with SLI card
    Five cooling fans, two LED.

    Forgot to put these up.

  • c_drouillard Mar 05, 2009

    Thanks, resetting the BIOS did it. Now I can actually just reformat my old Hard drive and use it again, as I'm not sure if this hard drive I have in now is my blank or my backup file storage hard drive.


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Try resetting your BIOS.

To do this, depending on your board, there will be a small battery. Make sure the power connector is removed, and then remove the battery from the board. Wait 30 seconds, and then reinsert the battery, taking care to make sure it is in the right way round.

Try powering up your computer again, and see what happens. You will almost certainly have to reset the clock afterwards, however the computer should automatically detect the drives, allowing you to reinstall the operating system etc.

If that doesn't work, then it sounds like you have a failed motherboard.

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